[ExI] Silence in the sky-but why?

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 15:33:35 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Ben Zaiboc wrote:
> Kelly Anderson wrote:
>> As long as the long tail keeps reaching towards intelligence, I think we
>> are all good.
>> So long as the dumb proles don't vote themselves too many
>> feeding troughs.
> you're assuming the dumb proles are intelligent enough to realise this would be a bad idea.

It's not the dumb factor in play. Look at Detroit.

It's every group trying to maximise their own benefit. The difficulty
is that in a complex interlinked society just about any group can put
a gun to the city's head. Eventually the money to pay all the forced
benefits runs out.


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