[LMB] No lefties in the Nexus

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Oct 9 18:56:27 BST 2019

> On Oct 8, 2019, at 2:11 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are likely excellent reasons a pure haut culture wouldn't thrive.  I
> strongly suspect that the haut have had their genetic propensities for
> ambition turned up, so that their innate potential can be more easily
> evaluated.  Even baseline humans are intensely concerned with status, and
> if a whole lot of equally talented and highly ambitious people are forced
> to take positions and jobs that (for complex psychological reasons) are
> inherently low-status, there's going to be trouble in a big way.

A counter argument is that the Haut could change their mind.   The library of genomes available is huge.

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