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Re: i sure hope everyone sticks around

Postby Giles on Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:05 pm

grzegorz wrote:


Good read and good fun! Could have easily been titled Bitches Get Shit Done.


Thanks for that. As a model it's something of a blunt instrument - it's just in terms of game theory, which is only one slice of the 'human existence' cake - but I think he also puts his finger on something valuable. Especially in the last section: ethical assholes vs. unethical assholes. That extends the model's frame of reference to a dimension outside the "five stable traits", and a good thing, too. Using thise frame of reference, you could also describe historical figures such as Mahatma Ghandi, Albert Schweitzer, Osckar Schindler and Mother Teresa as "ethical assholes". Also, with reference to significant moments in the story, the possibly historical figure of Jesus Christ. -- I don't want to offend anyone here, just extending the model. You know, throwing the moneylenders out of the temple, telling Thomas he would betray him, etc. ;)

All the best, Grzegorz!
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Re: i sure hope everyone sticks around

Postby GrahamB on Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:00 pm

At least half of all people are Assholes - so I approve of this theory!
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