[ExI] totalitarian techniques

spike at rainier66.com spike at rainier66.com
Wed Nov 10 18:20:58 UTC 2021



…> On Behalf Of William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
Subject: Re: [ExI] totalitarian techniques


>…Spike, you keep making these grand statements which are not even arguably true.  Lack of money did not stop all the tyrants in history (I will grant you that some of them 'perceived' a lack of money).  …   bill w


Ah, the tyrants prove my contention.  Money is power.  Power is money.  Two different forms of the same thing, like matter and energy.  Tyrants wanted more money thru more power.  Most of government today is all about getting more power thru more money.


Billw, it’s all very simple.  It’s all power and money, programmed into our brains by societal evolution, explained nicely by the discipline of evolutionary psychology.



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