Re: Legitimate LVT criticism
- FWIW, here's Huxley worrying about over-population and effects it might have on democracy and freedom:
--- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "walto" <calhorn@...> wrote:
> Love Huxley. Good liberal.
> --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, Scott Bergeson <scottb@> wrote:
> > Quoting Harry Pollard on Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:54:19 -0800:
> > ___Harry___
> > All that is needed is a name and address of the
> > owner so his rent payment can be collected. Family
> > details and anything else are unnecessary.
> > -----
> > Exactly. Abolish the Census. It's only
> > needed to facilitate military adventurism.
> > "The most shocking fact about war is that its victims
> > and its instruments are individual human beings, and the
> > monstrous conventions of politics condemn these individual
> > beings to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own."
> > - Aldous Huxley
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "roy_langston" <roy_langston@...> wrote:
>Right. Both almost surely true.
> --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "walto" <calhorn@> wrote:
> > --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "roy_langston" <roy_langston@> wrote:
> > >
> > > So you are saying that the existence of the Flat Earth Society DOES make the spheroidal shape of the earth disputable?
> > My degree of confidence is roughly the same as that in my above judgment regarding your personality. Put it this way: is it possible I'm wrong about either the shape of the earth or your arrogance? Sure, I could be wrong about pretty much every proposition that seems obvious to me--that is the nature of human fallibility. But it's really, really doubtful in both cases.
> So you claim the earth's spheroidal shape is not only disputable, but about as disputable as your opinion of my personality?
> "A sick man dreams nothing so dreadful that some philosopher isn't saying it." -- Marcus Terentius VarroAnd the truths find there way in there too!
> -- Roy Langston