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Why do people think you need a giant social movement to search for obscure things?
(05-02-2019, 01:30 PM)AspieMillennial Wrote: Sometimes I think "progressives" are the domestic version of the neocons. They shout a lot of buzzwords while knocking things down and making them a disaster. Progressives are the ones who started sterilizing people for instance because of eugenics because they kept thinking how much better it would make the world. Guess what? It failed. Progress failed.

Any group that intentionally moves the Overton Window risks the unknown lurking outside the current norm. Yes, mistakes have ben made and will be made in the future. It's the price of progress. Then again, failing to take those risks carries the counter risk of sclerotic rot. For example, not trying agriculture would have left us all living in caves.
Intelligence is not knowledge and knowledge is not wisdom, but they all play well together.

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RE: Why do people think you need a giant social movement to search for obscure things? - by David Horn - 05-02-2019, 02:15 PM

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