Scott Badger [email@example.com] wrote:
>Trying to solve the crime problem by arming everyone is treating the
No, it's a decentralized, spontaneous order solution, rather than something centrally imposed.
>A more transcendent approach, it seems to me, would be to do
>everything we can to eliminate Antisocial Personality Disorders (APDs) and
>help would-be criminals to become higher level humans. Get rid of this
>single personality disorder and you will have solved a huge part of the
And when Transhumanism is defined as an Antisocial Personality Disorder? Bye-bye, dude...
Why is it that some many people seem to think that if they set up a huge centralized system it will do precisely what they want it to do, and not be used against them? Set up a power structure and it will be used by precisely the kind of antisocial power freaks you fear.
>Being forced to tell the truth
>doesn't make the APD go away.
Indeed, see the discussions on the "balanced budget" yesterday. It's very precise, totally true, yet tells you nothing about reality.
>I want society to be polite, not because it's
>armed and scared to be anything but polite, but because it really feels like
And if the bastards won't be polite you'll stick electrodes in their brains til they change their minds... No thanks.