From: Dace (email@example.com)
Date: Sat 23 Nov 2002 - 21:56:09 GMT
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> On Behalf Of Wade Smith
> Sent: Friday, November 22, 2002 12:59 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Islam and Europe and Joe
> On Friday, November 22, 2002, at 12:37 , Lawrence DeBivort wrote:
> > international bullying in the form of
> > power-based relationships.
> You know, I have not been following this discussion, at all, so, this is
> only a comment upon this one thought.
> From what I know of history, the entire realm of human experience has
> always included inter-tribal bullying in the form of power-based
> As in that piece about chimps I forwarded, it is totally obvious that we
> are genetic and behavioral continuations of fierce and unforgiving and
> oftimes horrifically cruel primates.
That you think this is obvious just goes to show the power of memes, in this
case the humans-as-innately-violent meme, which provides an excuse for our
otherwise inexcusable behavior.
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