—“One might view this as two competing models of class: the conservative model emphasizes producing an upper half of the pyramid, where the leftist model strives to produce the lower half.”—
–The conservative model emphasizes producing an upper half of the pyramid, where the leftist model strives to produce the lower half.—
Conservative, K-selection, Male/strong, long term, tribe, lower cost of defense.
Progressive, r-selection, Female/weak, short term, offspring, lower cost of reproduction.
We differ in perception and function, but are compatible, and through exchanges(negotiations and trades) we ‘discover‘ the ‘price’ of persistence (survival). And we rebel at the limits, when exchanges are no longer possible or desirable..
I see memes as… a failure to produce an equally compelling narrative. But at the bottom of the argumentative spectrum it’s all rallying and shaming anyway. So yes, I see us having adopted the marxists methods, even if I don’t like it.
The Philosophy of Aristocracy
The Propertarian Institute