Defenses: Closed-system vs, Open-system
A commonality of Amazon, Google, and Facebook is that they began not as defensive structures but as open structures.
The … More lint
Bottom-up rationality to combat nonsense
Continued contradictions become nonsense: illogical, irrational closed systems perpetuated by mass-concensus, dogma, and momentum. The danger of engaging, even to … More lint
Contradictions are System Alerts
Frustration at contradictions is an alert: the system is not serving us.
For instance: we have starvation amidst abundance. We … More lint
Systems are good, but if your system doesn’t adapt you are wasting time and energy.
You don’t need to treat … More lint
Living vs Achieving
The paradox: we know that the "right thing to do" is to think long-term, which tends to be a costly … More lint
Creativity is expensive and brave.
Given a real world situation there are a set of constraints leaving maybe 2 or 3 realistic, rational, and cost … More lint