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(06-14-2017, 04:19 AM)Avengium Wrote: I know is a lot more advanced, but if its more advanced that we can understand, how we can talk about that on the EG?

By speaking carefully in general terms. We don't know exactly how a fusion reactor or a starship would work, but we can still describe them. In this case we might say things such as:

Over the course of its long history, Terragen civilization has refined the disciplines of development psychology and sociology to a high art. Using techniques refined over thousands of years, Terragens mind-techs can reliably instill artificial social structures (including morality, group psychology, etc.) that are optimized for a particular set of circumstances or conditions. Applications include creating stable societies on worldships or in small deep space habs, as well as in the most diverse and cosmopolitan of communities where hundreds of radically different sophont species may live and work together in peace and relative harmony.

Or something like that. This is just a rough bit of brainstorming at the moment.

(06-14-2017, 04:19 AM)Avengium Wrote: So, what is the current canon about ontologies and memetics?  Should i say in the article of ontology that ontologies and Memetics are very different things and all sophonts in OA can tell the difference or should i say modosophont can confuse one with another because of points in common.

There really isn't a current canon about these things or how they relate - not beyond the current EG articles anyway.

My personal opinion is that an ontology would be something analogous to the constitution of a nation-state - a fairly stable structure of thinking laying out the foundations and core principles on which a society is based - while memetics are a tool for manipulating beliefs and attitudes in the shorter term. To extend the analogy - memetics might be somewhat equivalent to laws or the process of lawmaking - they can take many forms but are expected to still fall within the framework of the pre-existing constitution - or ontology in this case.

But that's just my opinion.

(06-14-2017, 04:19 AM)Avengium Wrote: Corporate religions is something i think can be very common.

At some times and places within the setting, very much so.

(06-14-2017, 04:19 AM)Avengium Wrote: We still need to define a lot of things in the setting  Big Grin

Yup - fun ain't it? Big Grin

Todd
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Messages In This Thread
Robot rights - by ai_vin - 02-26-2017, 06:12 AM
RE: Robot rights - by QwertyYerty - 02-27-2017, 01:34 AM
RE: Robot rights - by selden - 02-27-2017, 03:05 AM
RE: Robot rights - by ai_vin - 02-28-2017, 05:09 PM
RE: Robot rights - by QwertyYerty - 02-28-2017, 11:59 PM
RE: Robot rights - by stevebowers - 03-01-2017, 12:57 AM
RE: Robot rights - by ai_vin - 03-01-2017, 01:43 AM
RE: Robot rights - by rom65536 - 03-06-2017, 08:28 AM
RE: Robot rights - by QwertyYerty - 03-10-2017, 04:02 AM
RE: Robot rights - by Rhea47 - 06-12-2017, 09:45 AM
RE: Robot rights - by Drashner1 - 06-12-2017, 10:57 AM
RE: Robot rights - by Rynn - 06-12-2017, 11:39 PM
RE: Robot rights - by Drashner1 - 06-13-2017, 10:53 AM
RE: Robot rights - by Rynn - 06-13-2017, 10:50 PM
RE: Robot rights - by Drashner1 - 06-14-2017, 03:02 AM
RE: Robot rights - by Avengium - 06-14-2017, 04:19 AM
RE: Robot rights - by Drashner1 - 06-14-2017, 09:02 AM
RE: Robot rights - by stevebowers - 06-12-2017, 03:55 PM

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