Five percenters 

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What follows is a passage from Wilson’s 1967 postscript that strikes me as being not true, precisely, and yet true enough.

“In the Korean War the Chinese discovered that they could prevent the escape of American soldiers by segregating the “leader figures” and keeping them under heavy guard, and leaving the others without any guard at all. The leaders were always precisely five percent of the total number of soldiers. And it so happens that this figure holds good for most species of animals too. The “dominant majority” is always five percent.”

Words of hope for the five percent…

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5 thoughts on “Five percenters 

  1. willard

    Ransom Stoddard: You’re not going to use the story, Mr. Scott?
    Maxwell Scott: No, sir. This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance…

    Imho, Ab’s persicapacity is best exemplified by this post. Aristotle said the majority of people simply desire enough to eat and a mild climate to proceate in.

    People…do…not…care…if…they…are…being…hosed. Thus the wisdom of the elites. Fakeologists are doomed to be a collection of diletanttes, entertainng one another, to the scorn of the herd and the amusement of the Overlords.


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