At 06:43 PM 25/01/01 +0000, Charlie Stross wrote:
>I strongly suggest you read "Wonderful Life",
What??? Stephen Jay Gould? But he's a blatant socialist!
>then start thinking about the applicability of Gould's argument about
>contingency and randomness in evolution to the developments of societies.
Why should anyone do that? Take his arguments seriously? He's a
And he probably hasn't even *read* Ayn Rand!
[ahem - I'll take my pills in just a moment]
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