Collaboration Trumps Collusion
No one wants advice - only corroboration.
- John Steinbeck (1902-1968)
Now Trump, Let Me Spell this Out For You
Slow down and think... Is Excessive Consumption a Good Thing?
Inspired by Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970)'s quote, "Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.". The titled responsion is "Slow down and think... Is Excessive Consumption a Good Thing?" What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?
In times of post-epidemiological wisdom, the viral nature of our economies should value ideas over disposables. Measured in ATP, this new economy of creativity is a binary indicator of a well-fed population. In this new economy, essential services are defined through nutrition and well-being.
Read the Classics - That's Why they are Classics, they Never Go Out of Style
Inspired by Gore Vidal's (1925-2012) quote, "Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half". The titled responsion is...
I am advocating for the humanities here. Humanity first should be the slogan of our species yet the rise of Nationalism is limited in its utility and functions counterpoint to complex societies. Dogma is the new dictator. We all know dogma is destructive, the only outcome this produces is reconstruction, further extraction, and domination of our ecosystem, a fragility we know is on the verge of collapse. For the love of literature and all that is Classic, think again!
Inspired by Thomas Sowell's (1930-present) quote, "The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department". The titled responsion is...
The reality of the situation should dictate a second look, time permitting. Time is a finite measure, despite the exactitude of the measure. Fitness is environmental, relative to the outcomes of present potentiality. Expand on the constriction of democratic processes in times of crisis. When will a Marshall plan make sense?
Function Trumps All
Inspired by Steve Jobs's (1955-2011)'s quote, "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works". The titled responsion is an agreement that function is vital to a good design.
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