[ExI] Update on the Hawaiian observatory shutdown
danust2012 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 20:14:16 UTC 2019
On Aug 26, 2019, at 12:23 PM, Will Steinberg via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 5:48 AM John Clark via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> If anger never has a useful purpose why do all animals have that emotion, why did it evolve?
> This is perhaps the WORST argument I've ever heard JKC make, and really shows the grasping at straws. Yes John, everything that ever evolved is completely useful for all those who inherited it. Now if you'll excuse me, I have an appointment to get my appendix taken out.
I was a actually going to point that out too, though I was going to use the example of religion and irrational behavior. In a sense, both evolved, so does that morally justify either at every turn? If so, it undermines his case here.
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