BCH finally hit the fan
furrier at protonmail.ch
Tue Dec 18 11:54:44 PST 2018
You fail to understand that society is not comprised
only by rational actors and is more complex than a simple
if-else statement. Adding one more thing to spread fear
and death is redundant. On a massive scale this ends up
being at best a PR disaster for the people backing it up.
Besides, you already have general prediction markets already
out there working like Augur as I mentioned earlier.
What are your thoughts on that?
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On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:47 AM, grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> wrote:
> > creating a tool to murder people
> AP is really only invoked as legitimate defensive action
> to aggression, as would any other existing and well
> calibrated natural response to same.
> Most fail to recognize the important early mechanism of AP...
> that well before such defensive measures need or are ever
> applied, before any exact prediction is made, an AP system
> properly acts in its native form as a strong and escalating
> discouragement to those considering or acting out various
> levels of aggression, theft, force, murder, etc upon others.
> Simply put, any would be aggressor would be crazy
> to risk continuing down a course of action that might
> attract any number of rational funders and predictors
> into the market.
> For the vast majority of situations, the very few proof
> of functions warranted upon defense aside,
> AP could be a rather effective and in fact nonviolent
> tool for change for the better
> Two other often noted scenarios are...
> - Boss equivalents playing game of Mutual Assured Destruction
> among themselves... often a generally pointless expense to begin with.
> - Random statistical noise of cheap / easy predictions accepted by
> nutbags, crack addicts, oppurtunity, fame, etc. That's the game called
> life, no different than all of history, AP is agnostic and moot there.
> Try funding predictions for mental and physical healthcare, work,
> housing, defense, whatever, to lower those rates of occurance.
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