[MUD-Dev] To good to be TRUE, in an MMPORPG?

ST sharptoothau at yahoo.com.au
Tue Aug 7 11:40:05 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Tue,  7 Aug 2001 01:54, Marc Bowden wrote:
> --On Saturday, August 4, 2001 20:03 -0700 Joe Andrieu
> <jandrieu at caltech.edu> wrote:

>> True, but reproduction usually maps to an economic decision
>> (sexual drive aside, birth rate matches pretty cleanly to
>> "wealth").

> I really, really want to see your figures on that, because that's
> sure not how it works in Michigan.


The theory "fails" when there is an intrinsic benefit of having more
children, then there is having less/no children. eg. social welfare
programs that hand out more money, the more children a person
has... or the additional hands to work on a farm... also if there is
societal "pressure" to ensure your lineage.



(also the Catholic Church (as an example) over the years has also
skewed the figures saying <boink>ing without intent of kids is a
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