Irreconcilable differences

People have different opinions. How do we avoid tyranny from the minority or majority?


People have different points of view. I don't want people whom I despise or people who I disagree with to make laws that apply to me.

This category is for ideas to produce solutions to irreconcilable differences


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I don't know exact answer how to resolve conflicts in each community, but they do get resolved inside healthy communities, thru communities cations and love and kindness. I think the best we can do is to organize society into a more granular structure of autonomous communities. Then, it'll just get better, from grassroots.


See also —— Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?


解决这个问题的另一种方法是改变神经回路,这些神经回路向这些感觉发出信号,满足更抽象的要求,如放松或兴奋等。 有时感觉可能与生理不相容,然后生理也需要改变,如果想和另一个人享受同样的东西……

Something what we think of irreconcilable differences, in fact are clashes of value systems, because of the values that we assign to perceptions: a reptile may be extremely relaxed baking in a scorching heat, whereas a polar bear may feel the same kind of relaxation in a freezing cold: both have a need for the higher need -- "feeling relaxed" -- a difference reconciled by translation of concrete requirements to abstract ones.

Another way to fix that, is just by changing neural circuits that signal those senses the satisfaction of more abstract requirements like the relaxation or excitement, etc. Sometimes the feelings may be incompatible with physiology, and then the physiology needs to change too, if one wants enjoy the same things as another...

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