The human experience: design for optimal engagement (a thesis) [pdf]

If man could live honestly, with freedom directed at proper pursuits, he would have “freedom in his love, and in his soul be free.”

Perfect Incompleteness: An Abyss of Possibilities

Fundamentally, it is this state of perfect incompleteness that leaves us with the desire and motivation to become more and more of what we are capable

The god particle: in human and machine

Scientism is the desperate hope and wish and ultimately the illusory belief that some standardized set of procedures called ‘science’ can provide us with an impeachable source of moral authority, a suprahuman basis for answers like “What is life, and when, and why?” “What are good and evil ends?” “How we ought to think and feel and behave?”

On our structural integrity

.. the pupil is never educated to the degree of consciousness, but only to the degree of trust and reverence, and a child is not made a man, but kept a child

A 100+ rat killing machines

Rat killing machines can include poisoning, trapping, cats, sticks, drowning, electric shocks, staring (see 'Men who stare at goats'), and surely, if the rats are a delicacy, they can be taken as a source of food. None of the rat killing tool can be said to be better than another, because they do not merely … Continue reading A 100+ rat killing machines