Democracy is supposed to give the power to the people, but it really makes the people look like fools when the man they voted for treats them like mice from a science laboratory in which he is the scientist. Plus, if they didn’t exist the people would eventually end up killing each other. The people want to receive benefit at no cost, so they use the state government to oppress or steal from their fellow neighbor and get what they want. Christ was the logos, and they grabbed him and nailed him to the cross. Thanks. If you scroll down two pages in my link, there is also a section entitled Being nice is no answer. FWIW, its recommendation is to focus on, and unearthing, what each party really wants instead of the positions you ostensibly state at the beginning of a negotiation. In short terms, but this is Bastiat’s basic idea of the politics of plunder. Bastiat said that this happens because people treat the state government as if it were God. This forum is dedicated to the work associated with Dr. Jordan Peterson: a public intellectual, clinical psychologist, and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. You will probably damage your soul a little bit, or sin against yourself a little bit by lying during a negotiation. It sounds like it will require skillful navigation. Wild financial and social gains are not really the guarantees of following the logos and always speaking truthfully. Many times, it's not just a matter of the dollar figure. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. There may be shock and anger, which I plan to avoid if possible. I sense they will arrive at the table tomorrow thinking it's a done deal and are not completely aware of our counterposition. Please keep us updated on whether you are able to find a positive outcome. Please keep us updated on whether you are able to find a positive outcome. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the JordanPeterson community. It sounds like it will require skillful navigation. That protection is done through coercion and that the law is the one that gives authority to coercive stealing. The outcome of those thieves is the same, jail, or death, or at least it is supposed to be. That the government is supposed to protect through law the personality, liberty, and property of the people, but they really just do an involuntary transfer of wealth on the people. Change ). No. After reading tenmagnet's post above, I need to add the caveat that the above is all conditional on whether the other party just wants to "eviscerate you" or have a cooperative posture. ( Log Out /  2-1C: Unearthing the Truth. Unearthing the Truth was a virtual representation of one of Kassandra's genetic memories, relived by Layla Hassan through the Portable Animus HR-8.5. That giving is the same as stealing and stealing is the same as giving. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. In the 1800’s, a very eloquent man named Frederic Bastiat wrote something very interesting in which he described the politics of his day, “The Politics of Plunder”. What we call charity. Would love some perspective on this. In other words, people allow plunder because, either they are greedy, or because they want the state to play Robin Hood. Ideally, if they start in the former posture you want to try to get them to the latter. Is there room in that commitment to employ strategy against an opponent for your own gain (or at least to mitigate loss)? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Good luck tomorrow. I don't know, but I hope that truth will prevail... good luck and tell us how it goes. We live in a fallen world. Check out our Assassin's Creed Odyssey choices and consequences guide for help with the hard decisions. Press J to jump to the feed. P.S. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Since the negotiation is tomorrow, you may have time to pick this up at your local library. Let me explain Bastiat’s idea a bit more. After reading tenmagnet's post above, I need to add the caveat that the above is all conditional on whether the other party just wants to "eviscerate you" or have a cooperative posture. Where It All Began. P.S. Assassin's Creed Odyssey is full of choices that will have good or bad consequences. It's been transformational in almost every area of my life. Reality Part 1: Health Care, Common Belief vs. Here I present to you a summary of this outrageous philosophy. Unearthing the Truth was a virtual representation of one of Kassandra's genetic memories, relived by Layla Hassan through the Portable Animus HR-8.5. Doing this, they let all people come to the assumption that stealing by force or plunder is legal. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I'm about to enter a fairly high-stakes negotiation around the transition of ownership in the company I work in. I've answered questions regarding my position and intentions at work with guarded honest, but I have not shared the full truth about my position and plans (if the negotiation falls through) with my colleagues. Well, stealing from everyone, not just the rich, but every citizen and giving it to someone else. Good luck tomorrow. How is that? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. In this way, they may win through the state making the state the thief and not lose by doing something ignorant and going to jail. All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews. Reality Part 2: Antitrust, Free Market Solutions Part 1: The Environment, Free Market Solutions Part 2: Illicit Drugs, The Fantasy Government and Today´s Government, Informative: Ancient Greece and Pre-Socratic Philosophers, Changes in Europe During the IX and X Centuries, Booker T. Washington Against The Slave System, The Self-Benefits of Writing an Autobiography, Adopting the Contrasts of Solomon Northup, Summarizing Your Philosophy in an Autobiography, Follow Unearthing The Truth on WordPress.com. The sellers see the transition happening in a completely different way than myself and the other buyers (to their benefit). Of course my friend with the gun, take all the money you want, just please… don’t… shoot me.” The outcome of those thieves is the same, jail, or death, or at least it is supposed to be. In the run up to the release of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Ubisoft went big on the role of choice in the narrative. There's a great book on negotiation called Getting to Yes. Kassandra made her way out of the sanctuary and travelled to the Pnyx.

When you find the commander, you must kill them quickly, as all the guards and mercenaries will be on you quick. In a way, this is revealing a truth... the truth of what you really want out of the situation. Feels very un-Bucko. Take a look at the excerpt here. Sokrates took Kassandra aside to reflect on the outcome … This allows you to come up with solutions you may not have considered. Basic Free Market Principles: A Price System, Basic Free Market Principles: Working Conditions, Common Belief vs. Procedure; 1: Talk to Sokrates in Athens to trigger the cutscene: 2: Follow your map marker to locate the new home of Kleon: 3: Infiltrate Kleon's home & find the proof of his corruption: 4: After finding the last clue, search for Phaelos & grab the key from him: 5: