Re: virus: Virus: Sociological Change
Thu, 12 Dec 1996 10:47:37 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 9 Dec 1996 wrote:

> Kenneth Boyd wrote:
> > Of course, it would help if we had some [hyper/hypo]sophisticates who
> > could handle the idea of more than one state on the same land.
> I can't see how that could work!!

Neither do I. I mention it because one of my sci-fi RPGs was able to
pull it off coherently for an alien race. It actually gave a coherent
simulation, under the redefined psychology used for the alien race.

> Surely there would bed lots of property disputes, even if the land were
> owned by the state only. This would result in war, IMO.

Precisely. Please note that I did not commit to whether [inhumanly]
extreme social sophistication, or lack thereof, was required.


/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd