Re: Collective Volition, next take

From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Sat Jul 23 2005 - 12:44:42 MDT

On 7/23/05, Robin Lee Powell <> wrote:
> "Power over others" will *NEVER* converge, because everyone has a
> different someone(s) they want power over.

You'd think so from calculating the abstract logic, wouldn't you? But
that's empirically not how it works - "power over others" does in fact
converge, when you look at what people vote for today. (I could come
up with a story to explain why in terms of evolutionary psychology,
but the empirical fact is that it converges.)

- Russell

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