Re: What is to be done?

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 25 Mar 1997 10:37:31 -0500

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> > The Low Golden Willow writes:
> > Yes. Not only should we explain why people now disagree with us, but
> > also why people in the past have disagreed. We especially need to
> > explain the events that they used as an empirical basis for their
> > claims. Hence my post on the feudal to state transition.
> > Robin D. Hanson
> This is an excellent point. The more I think about it, the more I am
> forced to agree with the great mind of Eli Yudkowski: evolutionary
> psychology is the best field of study to answer those questions.
> People, and the societies they form, are the way they are because we
> evolved the way we did.

Exactly. I had seen on somebody's page somewhere, along with a FAQ, a
FAD, or Frequently Asked Doubts (I beleive it was on either the Black
Horse Rocket Plane page, or Gary Hudson's ROTON page) which dealt with
people's statements of disbeleive or opposition. THis might be something
to add to the extropians site....