re: conservatism

From: David Dunham <>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 10:59:56 -0800

Greg Stafford wrote

>I think most of us do not have a clear picture of just how conservaive
>traditonal people are. In my experience and opinion the intertia of "how
>things are" is nearly immobile unless serious outside contraints impose

True. But when outside constraints do appear, traditional people can change *very* quickly. The various Amerindian tribes who adapted to the horse (like the Comanche, who may have become the best horse riders on the planet) are a case in point.

David Dunham
Glorantha/HW/RQ page: Imagination is more important than knowledge. -- Albert Einstein

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