This may seem obvious, but it’s important. Jane and Frank work weekdays at a restaurant. One day, their boss offers them both an extra shift… Read More »Thought experiment: Infinite inequality without injustice (1)
… and the impossibility of equality. This is an interesting little study on the origins of individuality, diversity, and inequality (in fish). Recommended. Behavioral individuality… Read More »Fish Forks: behavioural individuality among genetically identical fish…
David Harvey and Schumpeter both point out Marx’s enormous admiration of the dynamism and power of capitalism, even as he sought to destroy it. This… Read More »Karl Marx on the power of capitalism and globalisation
One question I like to ask everyone, I’ll just give you a moment to think about: how many software devs are there out there in… Read More »Peter Wang: Scripting Society (PyCon US Keynote, 2022) – how many programmers does the world need?
THE YEAR WAS 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They weren’t only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody… Read More »Harrison Bergeron: Kurt Vonnegut imagines true equality
Is the first kid to the top of the climbing frame the fastest climber, or just the kid who’s… Come to the park Involved in… Read More »First to the top (more wrapper than race)
If you can raise your children to like and believe in themselves, and to be interested in life and other people, the rest is detail.… Read More »Educated (7): you, life and other people