RE: capitalist religion (was: NANO: _Forbes_ cover story)

From: Chuck Kuecker (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 03:44:06 MDT

At 06:41 PM 7/24/01 +1000, you wrote:

>Chuck, in these debates about political philosophy "state of nature" just
>means a situation prior to any social contract. Of course, there is no
>such thing. Converely, any society is *literally* "natural" or it wouldn't
>exist at all. I don't think that's what any of us mean. We are trying to
>get at values that somehow precede legal and social norms and to think
>about what kind of society can be derived from application of those values.

OK, I knew that - I should not jump into discussions after only three hours
of sleep... :)

Chuck Kuecker'

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