[LMB] General rules for Governments

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 02:06:59 BST 2021


I'm not going to argue with that. Sometimes I think Puppeteers have a point.

On Tue, Jun 22, 2021, 6:23 AM WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

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>
> > 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.”
> ~Epicurus
>
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