jeffk at tenetwork.com
Mon Jun 9 17:47:32 New Zealand Standard Time 1997
At 05:16 PM 6/9/97 PST8PDT, you wrote:
>It didn't. Ever. Instead it would eat *almost* all the guppies and
>leave 5 or 6 alive. Over the succeeding weeks and months those few
>would breed and repopulate the school back to their former numbers.
>The Pirahna would then go on a guppy binge and eat *almost* all of
>them. This repeated, again and again and again, year after year. The
>Pirahna go big and fat. The guppies gradually bred for speed and
>agility, but never eluded decimation.
>I see Wizards in MUDs quite similarly even if the weapons are
Hmm... I'd argue that this in fact supports my original contetnion.. that
true power brings responsability.
That fish was VERY responsible in his "shephearding" of the guppies in
order to insure a food supply.
Motivations are, to a degree, irellevent. Those who have great power and
little responsibility can quickly foul their own space and kill themselves...
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