I interested in instances where individuals trust others based on the fact that others see all of the individual’s actions unfolding while remaining an independent agent. The third person “observer” view is considered so valuable in the sciences due to its apparent neutrality and in a way it invalidates the obviousness and directness of individuals’ […]
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Something weird is happening and it’s not just with technology but technology is just another example of it happening and technology is making it happen faster and fiercer. People have always distanced themselves from the immediate lived-world through abstractions and advanced symbolic language. And now we’re really distancing ourselves not only from the direct moment […]
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I have been thinking a lot about the way that our world is designed to enhance knowledge and wisdom. The current paradigm for accumulating our understanding of the world is to have various individuals designated to specialize in certain areas of the puzzle and then commune again after studying separately and work to form a […]
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