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Re: (TFT) Story
That's being needlessly pedantic and pessimistic.
The worst part about grand unification theories is that a lot of the
time the bits don't fit the formulas.
The best part about designing virtual worlds is that you can make the
bits fit the formulas (and still remain plausible).
As far as human societies go, they can all be reduced to a -very-
simple formula: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.
This can be true (with modifications for non-human societies as
well). It scales beautifully.
This model can be seen here:
On Feb 10, 2008, at 5:26 PM, Ray Rangel wrote:
> I think what you're trying to do, in your game universe, is what
> tried to do in the real world...develop an equation representing a
> theory of everything. I hope you fare better than he did.
> Ray Rangel
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