[ExI] "one's willingness to sacrifice for the good of the group"
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 13:02:46 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Damien Broderick<thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> At 01:58 PM 6/19/2009 +0200, Stefano wrote:
>> This is however a very rough sketch:
>> consider for instance Starship Troopers, where aristocracy is defined
>> by one's willingness to sacrifice for the good of the group.
> Classic "virtu", no?
Yes. Of course, XVIII century landed gentry was a little removed from
this selection method... :)
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