Re: Big government (Was: Re: Anthrax addendum.)

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Oct 17 2001 - 16:42:28 MDT

From: "Colin Hales" <>
> How about....
> Replaced by pure administration.

Idealized governments (for example communism), like idealized cities (for
example Brazilia), don't succeed. To succeed, these superorganisms need to
emerge spontaneously.

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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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