[LMB] General rules for Governments

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Tue Jun 22 12:10:05 BST 2021



> On Jun 21, 2021, at 7:22 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The government could run a child birth lottery. Larry Niven's "Ring-world"
> had a character who was descended from a line of lottery winners as a
> attempt by the Puppeteers (a advanced alien race if your unfamiliar with
> the Known Space Universe)  to breed lucky humans.  It back fired on them.

A Puppeteer explained that ‘Intelligence was not humans strong point but luck was.”. So.

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~Epicurus



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