Monday, October 19, 2009

Gray areas

Moral: Wherein, it's nice to see the Nobelists check in on an important subject.


Also some bloggers, and their commenters, have a good grasp on the fundamental issues. The following was very much on the mark.

By anonymous: Because oligarchs draw incorrect conclusions about human evolution from Dawkins, “The Selfish Gene”, misunderstand mythological self-determinism fables from Ayn Rand, and don’t grok that Adam Smith’s tales about the “Invisible Hand” were allegorical, we all must suffer. And, somehow we believe our angry powerhouse of a cleptocracy is the absolute zenith of human existence. Absolute f***ing madness.

Ah, that person is more than on the mark. Absolutely brilliant.

So, people, what are we going to do about this? Ben, listen up. You're part of the problem.

By the way, Harvard, how do you support the autodidact's dilemma?


11/04/2011 -- Tech Ticker asks a good questions about the darker side of Apple. Are any of the other tech companies any better? These are not 'gray' areas; nope, they're black as night.

05/25/2010 -- Who will (or can) lead out of the morass?

11/30/2009 -- From 'Our basis' can grow a whole bunch.

Modified: 11/04/2011

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