Re: virus: Altruism, Empathy, the Superorganism, and the

Corey A. Cook (
Fri, 18 Apr 97 05:18:37 CT

Drakir wrote:
>The other problem is that the game has already begun. The dice
>have been rolled, and the players are in action. To sit out is to lose
>out. It's too late to suggest another game. We have to wait 'till the
>current players have all lost before it's over, and before we can
>suggest some alternatives. Only the alternative has to be preferable to
>the original, otherwise they might just start again.

But what if the game is like Nomic? What if you _can_ change the rules,
without waiting for everyone to lose? I think that's what Reed
is trying to say.

Corey A. Cook

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