[ExI] Just some thoughts, nothing new really

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sat May 11 03:03:38 UTC 2019

On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 1:40 PM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

> I answered a question the other day on Quora.  I was asked what trait that
> humans have had forever would I get rid of or change.
> My answer:  aggression.  It's news to no one that humans have too much
> aggression (and sex drive) for the modern era (OK, so it's always the
> modern era, nitpicker).
> So let's get rid of it almost entirely.  What we need now is cooperation.
> The trick would have to be, though, to get rid of it in everyone at the
> same time, or those left with a lot of aggression would take advantage.
> (or would they?  Do we need aggression to combat aggression?  Maybe not.
> We could dispatch the aggressors calmly and rationally the way we kill
> rabid animals, which many humans resemble)

### "Dispatching" humans sounds like aggression, doesn't it?

Humans have way too little sex drive, or whatever it is that makes people
have babies, for the modern era. Almost all societies afflicted by
modernity start dying off.
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