You were right, we start from different ideas, but we often end up with the same conclusions.Riggerjack wrote: ↑Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:17 pmTaller fences and more powerful shepherds are always popular among the flock.
Does this mean taller fences and more powerful shepherds are good for the sheep? They certainly cut down on wolf attacks. But the fate of sheep who are shepherded is to be sheared and/or slaughtered and/or schtuped.
Which threat is more real to you will determine whether you want more freedom, or more sheparding.
I've known wolves, and shepherds. I prefer wolves, and distance.
I agree 200%.
I consider mainland china as the second worst place on the planet to live right now, based on my preferences and values (1st place always goes to all-in religious dictatorships such as Saudi).
This "social credit system" is the textbook explanation as to why.