> Again, one of the biggest problems with British society is that almost
> no-one complains about anything. Part of that is because it's a recovering
> socialist nation,
Thatcher was socialist?
> >We'll keep love
> >and discard hate, keep happiness and discard sadness. We'll become
> >Teletubbies. What a marvelous future this will be.
> Welcome to 'Happy Fluffy World'.
Actually, I like this idea. It surprises me that you guys wouldn't. I guess suffering in a harsh and ugly future is cooler than living in a world where me managed to fix the buggered bits. But would you *really* want to live in such a place?
> I think it's more a matter of being emotional rationally, if that makes
> any sense. A lot of our emotional reactions are irrational and counter-
> productive, but a lot of them are useful both to us and to others; if
> you don't get angry when someone is annoying you then they may well
> continue to do so simply because they don't realise it. Ideally we want
> to remove the irrational emotional reactions while keeping the rest.
Why get angry about it? Why not just ask them to stop?
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