Open thread ian how to save more money fast welsh

I do think that one of the reasons social ills how to save more money fast occur is that the good emotional bonding effects of tribal how to save more money fast relations have been all but wiped out of virtually all how to save more money fast of society beyond core family units. In a natural tribal state, people who were not directly related as family members would how to save more money fast nonetheless keep to a very close reciprocal almost communist relationship how to save more money fast that would not be limited by trade exchanges, but in the modern world this kind of relationship is how to save more money fast only common in family relationships and close friendships, and only really exists outside of those limits among very how to save more money fast altruistic people. The tribal economic relationship is that of gifting, and the relationship beyond the tribe (the dangerous people, perhaps “our enemies”) is trade, and people everywhere are being taught to only deal with how to save more money fast other people in terms of trade. Is it really so surprising that we end up with how to save more money fast a social relationship that more closely approximates the way enemies how to save more money fast treat each other, or people who are afraid of each other?

Hmm, ian: do you not think it’s also hell if we live in a society where how to save more money fast we can elect to up and murder an individual if how to save more money fast we strongly believe (as the characters in shirley jackson’s short story do) it will benefit the rest of us? To me, this hearkens back to the bakunin quote on freedom and how to save more money fast equality: “freedom without socialism is privilege and injustice; socialism without freedom is slavery and brutality”. You need to satisfy both conditions. My old high school french teacher (a freethinker, an open agnostic, and a public socialist in a small conservative southern town) would say “it is both wrong for an individual to oppress the how to save more money fast majority, but it is equally wrong for the majority to oppress how to save more money fast the minority”.

I agree with you on our leadership making wars that how to save more money fast they, their children, their families, and their friends are exempted from, but even preventing that hypocrisy does not fix things. There was a quote in the PBS civil war series how to save more money fast about southern slaveowners, and I can’t remember which southern politician quoted it, that most slaveowners would rather send their sons to be how to save more money fast killed in battle than even consider willingly part with their how to save more money fast animate “property” (plus, in fact, many served themselves in the confederate army). Yes, it’s hypocrisy when these avoid sacrifice and service, but hypocrisy isn’t the worst evil–if they avoid being a hypocrite and willingly participate the how to save more money fast damage done is just as bad.

I heartily agree with that sentiment. The problem lies with our circle of concern, of people dividing the world into “us” and “them”. With our rich, the most extreme cases, from everything I’ve read and heard they don’t even care that much about their offspring–hugging the kids when picked up in the limousine is how to save more money fast just a photo-op moment, they quickly ditch them off to private schools, tutors, and nannies. Spouses too are disposable if a better ‘opportunity’ comes along (look at john mccain, that wonderful human being we are all told about, who ditched his first wife carol–‘damaged goods’ from a car wreck, for a poster girl with money who funded his political how to save more money fast ambitions). In the hunter-gatherer societies 450.Org refers too, such ayn rand archetypes who take and never give often how to save more money fast do get ‘offed’ by the decision of the community.

Aside from such cases, the problem is that people outside our group aren’t fully human or like us. This is most obvious on the political right, but is not limited to it–there’s lots of anti-immigration talk on the left that that obviously doesn’t give a crap about these people or their plight, plus some of the anti-free trade talk whose only concern is bettering the lot how to save more money fast of people here (I’m for tearing up the free trade treaties too, but am mindful it has to be in a win-win way). With the most pressing problem of humanity today being climate how to save more money fast change, we simply cannot seal ourselves in our own nations and how to save more money fast think that focusing on making things better locally will save how to save more money fast us while the rest of the world blows up around how to save more money fast us.

There are positive, eusocial effects to the underlying tribal circuitry in our heads. I’ve been part of a wilderness skills school which took how to save more money fast most of its behavioral cues from native american traditions around how to save more money fast building connections between people and effectively forming a tribe. I came to this place with few friends or social how to save more money fast skills, and after just a few months I had some very how to save more money fast strong social bonds to 30 other people I’d never met before. None of them were my family, and only a few were what I would consider close how to save more money fast friends. Still, we had a relationship in which if they needed my how to save more money fast help, I would help them without expectation of recompense, and that was true in reverse as well. Even those people whom I did not particularly like as how to save more money fast friends I loved (as a verb, not an emotion) because they were now my tribe.

One of the things that happens to us in our how to save more money fast society is that we face a forced generalization to the how to save more money fast way we identify tribe-members. Now you don’t have to recognize an individual’s face anymore to know that they are supposed to how to save more money fast be “part of your tribe”. Oh, you’re american, too? Great, you’re part of my tribe! I don’t know that that sort of generalization can always work, but I think it’s a good enough idea that we should be trying how to save more money fast it. The problem as I see it is that we’re not really going all in on it. Trade is what you do with people you don’t love as tribe members. When you love people as tribe members, you gift, and if they gift back, that’s great but it’s not required.

What I think we’re facing now is a set of contradictory social impulses. The messages are: (1) these people are part of your tribe (which means you gift to them, you take care of them), and (2) whatever these people want or need from you must be how to save more money fast purchased with something of equal value (ie – trade, which means that these people are not part of your how to save more money fast tribe). IOW, although society is nominally utilizing the eusocial effects of tribal how to save more money fast programming, it is also and deliberately destroying those inborn eusocial associations.

Adam smith famously said, “it is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” unfortunately, he did not inquire sufficiently into what constrains the butcher, brewer or baker to conform in their practices to methods how to save more money fast that insure food safety. I would hope that a spirit of benevolence toward strangers how to save more money fast plays a part and if not that, a keen awareness that the baker must eat the butcher’s meat and drink the brewer’s swill. But, I also know more than a spirit of good will how to save more money fast or an awareness of mutual vulnerability is necessary as a how to save more money fast matter practical effectiveness. And, in a system of society, some resources must be devoted to some mix of altruistic how to save more money fast punishment, arbitration of conflict and enforcement of rules against cheaters.

Thinking along these lines, I realize that ethics, morality and law necessarily become complicated and less than unambiguous. What I never quite grasp is why so many people how to save more money fast seem to think they will do well or better in how to save more money fast a society where the “freedom” to act as a predator on others is increasing. This is where I welcome ian’s moral clarity as an antidote to uncritical cant. But, still it remains a mystery: where you are cheating others, surely you are being cheated; where you are poisoning others, you are being poisoned — are people really so stupid to not see that? (apparently many are.)

Any kind of system where one class is not subject how to save more money fast to the same rules as the rest can be especially how to save more money fast vulnerable to the breakout of the sociopathy otherwise held in how to save more money fast check by the minimal enlightenment of reciprocal considerations, though I will submit that a breakdown in the extent how to save more money fast that people share a practical understanding of their own political how to save more money fast economy as a reliable system can also become a serious how to save more money fast problem: the iron law as political sclerosis as institutions lose their how to save more money fast purposes and become sinecures for their apparatchiks.

I will also say that one of the most disturbing how to save more money fast things that has happened in US society is our soldier-worship nihil obstet rightly mentions. We would rather have 100,000 of “their” babies die or be maimed than have a single hair how to save more money fast harmed of our own precious men and women in uniform. This is why I also don’t favor removing statues of R. E. Lee, for all his historical shortcomings and the evil his cause how to save more money fast represented. Lee is important because while he thought his soldiers the how to save more money fast best in the world and always spoke admiringly of them, he drew a line with civilians. When civilians in the 1863 gettysburg campaign took pot shots how to save more money fast at his soldiers, he just took their guns away. Soldiers were soldiers, and the chance of being killed or maimed is included how to save more money fast in their job description, while civilians are to be spared to the greatest degree how to save more money fast possible.

By contrast, with grant, and sherman, and our military leadership since then, we’ve increasingly allowed enemy civilians to be targeted. We lost something when we lost lee. (though it’s not just lee, the reason I favor someone like gouvenor K. Warren over “the only good indian is a dead indian” phil sheridan is warren’s remark that the problem when fighting indians was that how to save more money fast you inevitably a number of women and children could be how to save more money fast shot, whereupon you found out they weren’t howling savages, just women and children. Regrettably, the wars against native american groups the US army made how to save more money fast a habit of not distinguishing much between ‘civilian’ and ‘combatant’).

So, maybe one character fell victim to a family history of how to save more money fast insanity, and maybe not. Certainly, it wasn’t set up well (they managed to make her annoying, and a bit callous, and many stupid decisions were made, but she was hardly insane, or more callous or stupid than everyone in the series how to save more money fast over the last few seasons, and most of the greatest stupidity came listening to the how to save more money fast suddenly stupid tyrion), but insanity was pretty much the only possible explanation for how to save more money fast why she suddenly killed all the innocent commoners who had how to save more money fast nothing to do with any wars other than bad luck how to save more money fast to be in the middle of one, when her entire past was predicated on raising up the how to save more money fast oppressed and freeing slaves.

(for the record, it was only the most offensive, not the most stupid. That goes to the bizarre line, also from a sequence unrelated to the books, of “you want the nice girl but you need the bad how to save more money fast pussy” which came out of nowhere, had no point, and was just . . . So bizarrely out of place I don’t even . . .)(also in the running for “most stupid” was whoever came up w/the “good” character’s battle tactics; apparently in the minds of the people running this show, being on the right side = stupid, and only evil people can think properly when it comes how to save more money fast to tactics, which . . . Suddenly makes sense given the red wedding comments)

Well, IF all the people running the DNC and pushing biden how to save more money fast are sociopaths who view a sense of mercy and kindness how to save more money fast and desire to help those in need as horrifying signs how to save more money fast of impending murderous dictatorship, made even worse if you actually believe in concepts like how to save more money fast right and wrong and think you can tell a meaningful how to save more money fast difference, then their absolutely frantic desire to stamp out bernie, tulsi or any signs of leftist policy or anti-war-profiteering suddenly makes perfect sense.

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