- 80% of people are in the bottom 80% of people.
- <20% of people organize the bottom 80%.
- <1% of people organize the remaining top 20%.
- <.1% of people are ‘important’ to organizing the top 1%.
- People are not intrinsically valuable, because labor is not intrinsically valuable.
- We are compensated by others for our ability to use incentives to organize increasing numbers people.
- About 1/3 of people at the bottom are a dead weight on the remaining 2/3 of people.
- In other words, with rare exceptions, you are important only to the degree you do not harm or interfere with the 20% of people that matter.
- the people that matter most are those that prevent everyone from impeding, acting parasitically upon, or preying upon, others: the sheriffs the judges – without whom the competition between parasitism and cooperation balances in favor of corruption.