Re: Property Rights

Joe E. Dees (
Fri, 28 May 1999 20:49:20 -0500

From:           	Eugene Leitl <>
Date sent:      	Thu, 27 May 1999 18:20:20 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:        	Re: Property Rights
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> Joe E. Dees writes:
> > Bullets do not delineate a coherent fitness landscape; they'll kill
> > anyone, fat or thin, old or young, strong or weak, male or female,
> > smart or dumb, indiscriminately. There is no selection going on
> > there, for a bullet will reach into every niche.
> There is an important discrimination: bullets will kill anyone _who is
> there_. The probability density of speeding lead is not uniform...
Well, bullets have a strange tendency to go where the muzzle is aimed when the trigger is pulled, and ther's no certain way, short of hermitude (self-removal from society), to avoid the possibility.