Terms like 'sensemaking' and 'rationality' emphasize the *mind*, while the challenge seems to lie in the *will.*
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People tend to consider Faith and Reason to be opposites, but they actually seem inseparable: Ask a scientist how he makes a decision, and he might say…
Before you love someone, you give a damn about certain things, for your own reasons. When you love someone, you let them change your “giving-a-damn…
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A comedian once said, Christ died for my sins? Cool. I hit myself in the foot with a shovel, for your mortgage. Indeed: What do Christ’s death and my…
Traffic waves are my new favorite metaphor for moral law. They’re one of the easiest ways to see how “refusing to participate in an illusion reveals it…
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There is a certain kind of highway traffic that is based on nothing.
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I just watched the 1-hour “videobook” of Luke Burgis’ Wanting, an introduction to Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory. It’s $25, but highly recommended. In…
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Applying a value-seeking model to information at population scale, means our collective knowledge will unstoppably improve, instead of being replaced by…
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