In highly discrete cultures like Parliament or Scientology or professional sports or Wall Street which produce/enforce artificial dementia, specific in-group idioms appear, & from these all such cultures appear able to exchange terminology, memes & tropes seamlessly.
Different clowns, one circus?
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Fermi's Paradox is mythological: the predicate requiring any hyper-intelligent aliens to opt for expansion toward a galactic empire is dubious at best. On the contrary, opting for & maintaining long-term cultural equilibrium in terms of habitat, energy & resource consumption may be an essential precondition to achieving high-order sentience.