[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.

“Of all the means to insure happiness throughout the whole life, by far the most important is the acquisition of friends.” 

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