Re: poly: The Handicap Principle

From: Damien R. Sullivan <>
Date: Wed Jun 10 1998 - 17:33:22 PDT

On Jun 10, 9:53am, Hal Finney wrote:

> radio program during, said the source. China's tightly controlled state
> television and radio shun live broadcasts for fear that something could
> go wrong. Chinese authorities also banned the sale of a book on sex

> it actually shows China's strength. China is confident enough in its
> power that it knows Clinton will not dare say anything which the Chinese
> government would be unhappy about. By giving the leader of the free

Fair enough. Of course, one can also say that Clinton's willingness to speak
live shows that he's confident of handling anything thrown at him -- he's not
afraid "that something could go wrong." This could be turned against the
Chinese, if anyone was looking to do so.

-xx- Twirlip of Greymist X-)

Death is for animals; immortality for gods. Technology is the means by
which we move from one state to the other.
Received on Thu Jun 11 00:49:15 1998

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