Date of publication: 2017-09-05 20:50
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The last section raised a question if people rarely select their friends and associates and customers explicitly for politics, how do we end up with such intense political segregation?
Oh dear. Chickens, in my life-long experience of raising them, don’t give two farts about you taking their eggs. With rare exceptions, they only time they put up a fuss about having their eggs taken is when they are broody, which generally lasts a few days, and then they are back to their usual cheerful selves pecking about in the farmyard.
Finally, someone mentions VHEMT! Most important part of that ideology is the V. (Espousing the ideals of that organization is like navigating by the north star the point is not to get to the north star, just to navigate in that direction in order to steer clear of mortal danger).
There 8767 s a very boring sense in which, assuming the Emperor 8767 s straight, gays are part of his 8775 outgroup 8776 ie a group that he is not a member of. But if the Emperor has curly hair, are straight-haired people part of his outgroup? If the Emperor 8767 s name starts with the letter 8766 A 8767 , are people whose names start with the letter 8766 B 8767 part of his outgroup?
Beautifully said, Peter. My thinking is that the worldview that omnivores are complicit in torture, violence and murder is in part another symptom of how the modern world has become so estranged from the natural one. The beautiful cycles and systems of nature will not be altered by some folks refusing to accept that humans have always been a predatory species. They seem to equate killing an animal for food with torturing an animal for fun, convenience, or profit, and often represent themselves as more enlightened than us cruel meat-eaters.
I've been thinking of a way to explain to straight white men how life works for them, without invoking the dreaded word 'privilege,' to which they react like vampires being fed a garlic tart at high noon. - John Scalzi, SF author, winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, five time nominated, three time winner of the Hugo Award, Nebula Award nominee and president of the SFWA
Jayman 8767 s and hbdchick 8767 s blogs are two such sources. Just search for heritability on the blogs. You can also read papers by Plomin et all. which cogently explain what heritability is and isn 8767 t.
Rationalists need to join neoreactionaries in considering the fate of the human project as a whole before we sink billions of dollars into causes that make us feel good.
8775 Hookup culture is bad because it has deleterious psychological consequences for all involved. (Leaving aside deontological/sacredness arguments, which I also believe but which are unlikely to carry much weight here.) 8776
Specifically, Mozilla is this interesting hybrid organization that relies on it 8767 s global open source community in order to Get Stuff Done, and they couldn 8767 t risk alienating all the volunteers and contributors who make Mozilla possible.
You think that is what their policies will do. It is also what they think your policies will do. Very few people consciously want to harm others, but we disagree a lot on what will or won 8767 t cause harm.