Re: Solutions to genocide
Wed, 17 Sep 1997 14:35:47 -0400 (EDT)

Arjen Kamphuis wrote:

> >Why should we need to communicate with each other? The two tasks are
> >different! To solve the crack ghettos I need to rewrite the government,
> >redesign the economy, do a neurological on drug addiction, and maybe use
> >force-evolved viruses to target cocaine supplies.
> Eliezer? Why are you so intent on doing everything on your own? What is it
> that you hate in teamwork? Even if you are smarter than 99.9998% of the
> global population there will always be things you can learn from others,
> like 20th-century history (no offence intended) or seeing suffering
> ceasing to function rationaly. Or milking a cow, give a hand in he birth
> a baby or a million other worthwhile experiences you cannot even imagine
> this point.

Part of being smart is realising the need for other people and understanding
the use distributed networking.. Hence the reason all us really smart people
are advocates of spontaneous order :-) As for solving drugs problems.. there
aren't any drugs problems, there are only law enforcement problems (and I'm
not talking about problems with enforcing law.)