Can test that? Seeing someone is in trouble, you do what and why? — Athena
What motivates a general when planning a campaign? — Athena
No way would this be so without capitalism. — Athena
I am not sure. I know a computer would not care and would not imagine a better life. — Athena
Up until this point I thought you were putting your faith in technology instead of humans. — Athena
Would you like to do a thread about the right and wrong of capitalism? — Athena
Plus, it would be nice if, when the aliens land and ask to be conducted to our leader, — Vera Mont
They won't ask, they will tell. Administrative centers will be reduced to ashes before they land, and the first words out of their sound producing orifices will be, "We bought this ball now we are boss. Get lost, feeble earthlings, and don't let the door hit your asses on your way out!" — BC
Besides, I would like it if we all belonged to one nation, — Jacques
if we all had the same skin color, — Jacques
I never wanted to belong to any group except that of humanity as a whole. — Jacques
You're right, there would be disadvantages, (I love diversity too) but I think the advantages would outweigh them.Such uniformity would be less interesting than we have now, but it's only a matter of time. — Vera Mont
Although I'm not used to being overtaken, I have to admit that you made it. :up: :smile:I was hoping for a more convivial group, but the dolphins refused to take me along; said white people can't jump. — Vera Mont
That reason tends to make better decisions than emotion? Sure.
What kind of trouble? Is there a child in the river? It's better to get into a boat than jump in and try to swim after him. Because you — Vera Mont
I don't think so. There is already one about pie. It's a big, contentious issue. People's attitudes are largely formed by their own relative comfort. The casualties and collateral damage don't get to participate - only the beneficiaries. Doesn't seem fair. — Vera Mont
Can you test that? — Vera Mont
Did your brother-in-law get into debt again? It's better to figumotivation of the computer doesn't alter the math, either.re out the reasons for his financial mess than lend him yet another $500. Because that motivation of the computer doesn't alter the math, either.way, you can help him break the cycle of mismanagement, and you save both your money and your relationship.
I don't think so. There is already one about pie. It's a big, contentious issue. People's attitudes are largely formed by their own relative comfort. The casualties and collateral damage don't get to participate - only the beneficiaries. Doesn't seem fair.
Why would you think a generals motivation is aggrandizement? That may be true for some but I hardly think that is what motivates all generals. No one would willing follow such a general and without followers there not be leaders. A leader must engender a high sense of morale. Morale is what we feel when we believe we arIt might be better to charge your e doing the right thing. Or how about virtues are strength. A general must be virtuous. I am now talking about why we need to rely on humans and not technology. The right values bring out the best in all of us and we need to depend on each other for the best results.
It doesn't need a better life; it is content and has no reason to prevent us improving our lives. And it can help us achIt might be better to charge your ieve that, as moguls have not done. — Vera Mont
You're right, there would be disadvantages, (I love diversity too) but I think the advantages would outweigh them. — Jacques
What is the advantage of being meaningless and powerless, no more than a part plugged into a mechanical society, no more needed than another identical part? — Athena
Yes, we need to rely on emotional humans. Moguls have not done what? How do you figure a computer that does not care will improve anything? — Athena
The machine has no life and therefore does not need, want or desire to improve its own life, or make itself richer or more powerful: once the power supply is assured, it doesn't need or want anything for itself.It doesn't need a better life; it is content and has no reason to prevent us improving our lives. And it can help us achieve that, as moguls, who are enriched by our impoverishment, have not done and will never do. — Vera Mont
A better understanding of capitalism is necessary to answer your question. Research requires money and one of the most important functions of capitalism is providing the capital required for research. — Athena
The wealth gap among upper-income families and middle- and lower-income families is sharper than the income gap and is growing more rapidly.https://www.pewresearch.org/social-trends/2020/01/09/trends-in-income-and-wealth-inequality/
What would a one-world government govern? How would it be organized? — Athena
Take out the Security Council of super-delegates, hand over all the military passwords and ignition keys, close the legal exception loopholes and let 'em do the job.WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED
to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and
to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and
to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and
to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,
As difficult as it is for me, I would rather give up diversity than peace. — Jacques
I have no hope of changing human nature, — Jacques
Who knows, maybe after a year of uniformity, I would say: Please give me back diversity, — Jacques
has run its course, there's no separating the colours again.“All we need is a voluntary, free-spirited, open-ended program of procreative racial deconstruction.... Bulworth
program of procreative racial deconstruction
has run its course, there's no separating the colours again. — Vera Mont
Why shouldn't the same be possible again? — Jacques
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