From: Jeremy Bradley (email@example.com)
Date: Wed 16 Apr 2003 - 04:35:25 GMT
At 05:50 PM 15/04/03 -0400, you wrote:
>My comment re rivers as boundaries and such would be that if Africa had been
>divided up into states on tribal boundary lines, you would have wars between
>these states for "Lebensraum" instead of civil wars for the same reason.
>The problem is not population so much as it is resources per capita.
>And to bring it back to memes, when things get tight from population growth
>a latent human psychological trait emerges, which supports the spread of
>memes that dehumanize those your tribe is about to kill.
Maybe, IMHO, and maybe not.
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