Most people are aware of the basics of the guild system: In addition, members pooled their resources and took care of members who were unable to work, or the widows and orphans of members who had died.
Posted on February 23, by Scott Alexander [Content warning: Discussion of social justice, discussion of violence, spoilers for Jacqueline Carey books. This post was inspired by a debate with a friend of a friend on Facebook who has since become somewhat famous.
Andrew Cord criticizes me for my bold and controversial suggestion that maybe people should try to tell slightly fewer blatant hurtful lies: And then complain about losing rather than changing their tactics to match those of people who are winning.
That post [ the one debunking false rape statistics ] is exactly my problem with Scott. It honestly makes me kind of sick. In other words, if a fight is important to you, fight nasty.
If that means lying, lie. If that means insults, insult. If that means silencing people, silence. But in a way, that would be assuming the conclusion.
Then if the stress ends up bursting an aneurysm in his brain, I can dance on his grave, singing: I mean, he thinks that sexism is detrimental to society, so spreading lies and destroying people is justified in order to stop it. I think that discourse based on mud-slinging and falsehoods is detrimental to society.
You know who got things done?
Why not assassinate prominent racist and sexist politicians and intellectuals? Unless you do not believe there will ever be an opportunity to defect unpunished, you need this sort of social contract to take you at least some of the way.
Bullets, as you say, are neutral. In a war, a real war, a war for survival, you use all the weapons in your arsenal because you assume the enemy will use all the weapons in theirs. Because you understand that it IS a war.
There are a lot of things I am tempted to say to this. You can get most of this from Hobbesbut this blog post will be shorter. Suppose I am a radical Catholic who believes all Protestants deserve to die, and therefore go around killing Protestants.
So far, so good. Unfortunately, there might be some radical Protestants around who believe all Catholics deserve to die. So we make an agreement:Enlightenment ideas and the success of the American Revolution fueled revolution in France in The French Revolution was quite different than the American Revolution both in cause and result.
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