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    Is society more accurately described as an organism or a machine?

    Metaphorically speaking

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    Quote Originally Posted by I am Ivo, hear me roar View Post
    Metaphorically speaking


    Society is more accurately described as a cyborg.

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    More like a society.

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    I say it's like an organ. It attempts to digest whatever garbage is fed into it.

    (But I could be wrong about that. )
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    No.
    Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

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    Quote Originally Posted by I am Ivo, hear me roar View Post
    Is society more accurately described as an organism or a machine?
    Yes.


    ....There's also a network. I think that's a better model.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I am Ivo, hear me roar View Post
    Metaphorically speaking
    Organism. Machines may run self-diagnostics, but they're usually not self-correcting.
    I'm probably drive-by posting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Melody Maker View Post
    I say it's like an organ. It attempts to digest whatever garbage is fed into it.

    (But I could be wrong about that. )
    On second thought, it's like a pipe organ. Hit the wrong keys and it makes a loud discordant noise. ...Or something like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Melody Maker View Post
    On second thought, it's like a pipe organ. Hit the wrong keys and it makes a loud discordant noise. ...Or something like that.
    That's the car alarm.
    I'm probably drive-by posting.

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