Re: War

J. Moore (
Sun, 28 May 95 16:07:00 -0500

He> There is an old study from about 1955 that demonstrates that war and
He> murder form a single statistical distribution, with war being the high
He> casualty/occurance tail. I wish I could be more specific, but the book
He> (University of Chicago Press) is in California.
He> --
He> Harry Erwin

Viewing violence, or most any other human activity, merely from a
statistical viewpoint, without considering motivation, emotion, etc.,
is not a method that's going to explain much. It's an interesting
curiousity, I suppose, but little (if any) more.

Jim Moore (
(Had you heard that Tolstoy had planned to call *War and Peace* *War,
what is it good for?*, but his publisher changed it? ;-)

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