"Alex F. Bokov" wrote:
> Given that intolerant and absolutist memes can by definition exist
> within a tolerant and relativist society, but not vice versa, what
> strategies can the tolerant and relativist society use to survive?
> Will these strategies require it to relinquish some of its tolerance
> and relativism?
The tolerant and relativist societies can maintain substantial military
superiority using superior economic and technological capabilities.
That's why Afghanistan hasn't conquered America.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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