Re: Human faithfullness [was Re: Fwd: Lanier essay of 2001.12.04]

Date: Sun Dec 09 2001 - 04:51:07 MST

<<I always solved the concept of jealousy and faithfulness by
informing girlfriends I would simply determine whether or not
a child was mine. That approach rationalizes jealousy very


Would not a judge determine whether a child was yours or not? What if there
exists, a situation where a child does not result, yet infidelity is still
undertaken? Wouldn't a person still feel betrayed by the infidelity? Are we,
as the highest of anthrpoid apes, still driven exclusively, by
genetic/behavioral determinism, or are we as intelligences, slightly, more

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