Re: Guns and Transhumans (Was:The End of Privacy ?)
Fri, 3 Jul 1998 02:06:07 EDT

In a message dated 7/2/98 4:43:43 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> of the gun thread.
> Violence, through it's primitive and primal connotations, is a value that
> most
> so-called "advanced" civilizations move away from as they evolve. This
> appears
> to be as they become more rational, they use their reasoning powers instead
> of
> the testosterone surges to measure correct actions.

What advanced civilizations are those? (All the civilizations that I am aware of spend billions on weaponry) Do you have any data to back up these statements?