[ExI] quote of the day
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 01:10:02 UTC 2016
On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 6:32 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> >… Imagine being in a group where people naturally understand you, trust
> and trustworthiness is easy... It is an intelligent take on prosocial
> -- Anders Sandberg
> If I ever found myself in a group of people who trusted me and all trusted each other, I would immedi
> ately be
> suspicious of all of them.
> I would know the sons a bitches are plotting, trying to lull me into
gullible complacency, then BAM they get me.
> Anders, if you take a group of beasts and remove the wolves, pretty soon new wolves arise from among the sheep.
> Interesting. Paranoid, or just practical? If we could breed or
> genetically modify humans to where they are like my wife - more interested
> in others' happiness than her own and has no greed whatsoever - should we?
> Or would we also unfortunately get rid of our competitiveness/selfishness
> (can you have one without the other of those two?)? (My wife, Ste. Roz,
> would win any worldwide contest for Cheap Date - has to be practically
> forced to spend money on herself, and aren't you jealous?). bill w
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