Re: violence...

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Thu, 16 Sep 1999 13:26:03 -0500

Damien Broderick wrote:
> <...take `anjing gila' they want to kill people everywhere. They
> do not even recognise their own father or mother. They just kill. That's
> why they call it `crazy dog' pill." >
> (Age, Thurs 16 Sept, p. 13)
> Could be a rural myth, of course, but sounds like something tuned to the
> amygdala.

I think it is a rural myth. That kind of battle madness is built into the human neurology. A pill is entirely unnecessary. Just something made up by people who rather wouldn't believe in the dark side of the mind, I suppose.

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
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