[LMB] Sharing knife: Things lost

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Jan 29 22:02:38 GMT 2019



> On Jan 29, 2019, at 2:00 PM, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> From a strictly utilitarian point of view, since it's useful for
> Farmers to have a bit of groundsense -- even if only so they could
> detect and avoid an oncoming malice -- the Lakewalkers should be taking
> any opportunity to spread their genes into the Farmer population.
> Lakewalker women: only breed with Lakewalker men, to preserve the gene;
> Lakewalker men: anyone you can get.
> 
> The social and ethical consequences would be ugly.  "We are not lords,
> the Farmers are not our servants or slaves, and we don't do that."


It would be useful if everybody had it.    But when most people have it, the social consequences would be very different.


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