From: Jeremy Bradley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 05 Dec 2002 - 19:12:17 GMT
At 07:29 AM 5/12/02 -0500, you wrote:
>On Thursday, December 5, 2002, at 06:13 AM, Jeremy Bradley wrote:
>> 'Why USAnia is so Contrary'
>Hey, let's face it- if you were contrary back in the good ole days, you
>were either shipped off to Oz, or you made it here, or you expatriated
>in Paris. Contrariness is a raison d'etre of the USA.
>And there ain't really any place to put the contrarians anymore. Welcome
>to the twenty-first century.
>Why the world is so contrary.
Now we're getting somewhere, but is it 'human nature', ie from the stick-fighting chimp side of the family, or is it 'human nurture' and we could be peaceful lovers like those other primates that you mentioned once? I still think that we are memetic wariors - conditioned to fight for all kinds of territory. Jeremy
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