Andromeda Galaxy? Lisa’s not from around here then.
Yes, I needed a nice photo of a galaxy 🙂
It’s too late now, but I’ve just thought of a Law of Unintended Consequences gotcha.
All humans have a degree of HDC: as a species we are herd or pack animals. Solitary confinement is considered a cruel punishment because the prisoner is deprived on contact with others. Mutual dependency is the glue that holds the group together. It underpins many ethical decisions: if I do this, how will my peers view me henceforth? If I assault [physically, mentally] one of my peers, will I be punished by being expelled from the group? If so, why is it that makes it matter? Why causes me to expect to feel bad about that outcome? Have millions of years of evolution “installed” in us a HDC “logic board” [well, HD anyway, only BDSM fans like Vestine go for the C bit]. And what drives the long term pairing instinct? Will Lisa still love Elvis? For that answer to this and many other questions, tune in for next week’s thrilling episode,
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I commented in the past about this being not a physics text book, that some liberties need to be taken to advance the story. But I didn’t expect it to become a philosophy text book either!
In case it isn’t clear, I meant that if all traces of the HDC are removed, Lisa has no motivation to care about anyone but herself. Vestine 2.0.
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