Originally Posted by RussP
Reestablish the concept of personal responsibility, in other words.
The same we we establish things like immunity to disease - through evolution - those that don't have it die off, until only those that do have it are left and reproducing.
Currently, we try to protect our population from every danger, like they live in a bubble. That lets the worthless reproduce as much as (or more than) the best. Thinning the herd is recognized as necessary and beneficial for other species, but we never mention it in relation to people.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing … more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature [with] no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men …. John Stuart Mill
Last edited by Bren; 01-09-2013 at 15:25..