From: Olga Bourlin (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 03 2002 - 19:38:38 MST
> <<No envy here. I just don't understand how some human beings (one not
> essentially different from another) are worth billions and some are barely
> valued at all (no matter how hard they work - and by "work" I mean doing
> something that takes away from one's leisure and personal time). >>
> Ok. I am not saying this is fair, or how the world should be, However, it
> seems to be a part of randomness that serves,among other things evolution.
We are no longer slaves to evolution. We have the power to ameliorate some
changes now, and need not simply sit around letting them eat cake (to
forestall allocating some truly important things, like ... national health
> I believe that when intelligent life has a better fix on manipulating
> and energy, and or we become part of a rather nice Singularity, you can
> throw away your cares and concerns about inequality and unfairness and
Yes, if it happens and when it happens ... but what about in the meantime?
We have the resources to effect good changes now (and just in case things
don't turn out as fast and as optimally as we would wish).
> Or as my paternal grandfather was quoted; "come the revolution,
> we'll all eat strawberries and cream
Hee hee. Funny, my paternal grandfather cursed the revolution, but that was
a totally different revolution (Russian, 1917) ... when his strawberries and
cream were temporarily suspended. (But seriously, I know which revolution
you're talking about.)
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