Your absence of rut is your rut
Without being pressured, one thinks they are free from being influenced.
However, the absence or negation of pressure creates a … More lint
Psychopathy and schizophrenia is reasonable responses
If your society rewards sociopathy (or psychopathy), it is reasonable to become antisocial, nonempathetic, and egotistical.
Then why are we … More lint
Feedback from Systemic Distortion
The problem with relying on feedback is that it interprets the event and modifies it into an "abstract" (simplified) form.… More lint
Reaching for extremes
It is not one thing that causes somebody to go to extremes.
To retroactively attempt to assign blame to one … More lint
Humans: parasite or marvel?
When you look out across nature and see rooftops sprouting amongst the trees, do you think of humans as cancer … More lint
Fear of failure engenders sabotage
Society 1: In a mad scramble to survive, every action must produce results, so any experimentation is out of desperation. … More lint
Contrariness upholds power through stagnation
Addendum to yesterday: The image of a leader (or a concept), standing like a statue at the center of controversy, … More lint
Contrary individuation counterbalances into stagnation
Our contrariness is our path to sovereign individuation: “You can’t tell me what to do.”
Soon no one is in … More lint