On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:58 AM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> Perfecting may mean making them more precise so that we kill two people
> accidentally for every one we kill on purpose, instead of killing 20.

Sure, but it can also mean getting closer to a Nash equilibrium were
the only rational move is not to attack.

> Brent
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> On 10/28/2013 7:11 PM, Chris de Morsella wrote:
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> But we are also perfecting our tools of violence as well.
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> On 10/27/2013 2:49 PM, Chris de Morsella wrote:
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> I have some hope that violence diminishes at higher levels of
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> intellectual development.
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> I share your hope, but my heart is saddened by how we do not seem to as a
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> species be fulfilling this hope of yours, which I share in.
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> Steven Pinker just wrote book showing that human violence is diminishing.
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