A sure sign of a primitive mind is to think that rules don’t apply to you.
A thought is fleeting, it’s trying to escape. Even if you succeed in catching it, it’s not the same thought that you were looking for earlier. That’s why any notion of coherence in our thought process is absurd.
Astronomy? Too much Photoshop, very few actual facts.
Astronomy? Too much of Photoshop, too little of real facts.
You can’t fight something that you don’t see and/or don’t understand. To fight it, you have to make it visible/understandable.
I finally realized what has been bothering me all these years in the US: the lack of an objective criterion. Maybe it has something to do with aging and losing threads, but… everything here seems somehow elemental, human qualities are not valued, the stronger oppress, the more intrusive win, etc. Perhaps it is a mistake that we are brought up to respect the authority which is corrupt here. I don’t know, but I do know that I would like to see objective criteria, a “leveled playing field”.
Those who shine brightest, burn out fastest.
Capitalism is like a Hollywood movie: everything is perfectly done, but the story is desperately thin.
Small business? Laughable. All I see is big business taking money out of people with excavators.
Programming used to be like sculpting clay; today it’s more like stacking legos.
Of all Mondays, the next one is the worst…