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« on: November 06, 2009, 08:51:50 AM »


OK, so I'm working on some evidence for debate.  Anyone know of good philosophers who said something along the lines of

"If you reduce how much of 'a' you have, people think you have 'b', and that 'b' is better than 'a'"
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Re: philosophies relating too . . . .
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2009, 09:00:25 AM »
Huh?
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2009, 09:49:47 AM »


Like.  Basically I need to finding supporting evidence that will say:

"If we lower the amount of nukes we have, everyone will think we have something better."


Just more generic and from a philosophical point of view.
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Re: philosophies relating too . . . .
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2009, 06:39:43 PM »
Good luck with that.  I'd suggest trying the Prince.  If it's not there, you're unlikely to find it.
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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2009, 08:43:42 PM »


Could you get me a link please.  "the prince" brings a million results up on google. ah ha.
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Re: philosophies relating too . . . .
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2009, 10:00:00 PM »
If I'm not mistaken, Jade's referring to Machiavelli's novel, "The Prince". Search Machiavelli and you should get it.
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2009, 05:53:11 AM »
Yeah, you would have been better off trying Wikipedia over Google in this case.
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« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2009, 07:46:02 AM »


Thanks!

I'll do some checking up on that.

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