anders at aleph.se
Tue May 31 20:12:07 UTC 2016
On 2016-05-31 20:36, Adrian Tymes wrote:
> On May 28, 2016 1:31 AM, "Anders Sandberg" <anders at aleph.se
> <mailto:anders at aleph.se>> wrote:
> > if it is not possible to have a debate about whether they should be
> changed, then society is not open.
> Does this include where the opponents of change simply refuse to
> engage in honest debate, making up facts to support their position?
> That is something that said opponents can not usually be forced to
> change or concede.
Sometimes. But if the proponents of change have a compelling narrative
that can attract people, then the lack of honest debate from one side
can become counterproductive for them in the end.
Dr Anders Sandberg
Future of Humanity Institute
Oxford Martin School
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