—“Can you relate in-group vs out-group to morality = reciprocity ?”—Scott Claremont
Morality = Rules of cooperation
INGROUP VS OUTGROUP
… a. outgroup trade,
… b. outgroup boycott,
… c. outgroup competitor,
… d. outgroup parasite
… e. outgroup predator
Ingroup by definition = cooperation (moral)
Ingroup always requires reciprocity.
Ingroup oten requires investment (risk)
Ingroup often requires insurance
Ingroup may require subsidy.
Outgroup by definition only requires utility.
Outgroup may or may not require reciprocity
Outgroup does not require investment (risk)
Outgroup does not demand insurance
Outgroup does not require subsidy.
Outgroup non-cooperation is dis-utilitarian
Outgroup non-cooperation does not require reciprocity
Outgroup non-cooperation does not require investment
Outgroup non-cooperation does not require insurance
Outgroup non-cooperation does not require subsidy
Outgroup enemy is harmful
Outgroup enemy requires irreciprocity
Outgroup enemy requires costs to impose costs
Outgroup enemy requires destruction of their insurance
Outgroup enemy requires destruction of their subsidies
Lesson: you can’t use one rule for scale.
Humans are monkeys that want to imitate or follow a single pre-cognitive intuitions rather than think (remember or reason).
But spectra require disambiguation and thought.
There are no points(ideal types) only lines (spectra).