Being vs. Built

By which is meant the dichotomy between organic, living systems and engineered ones. Between humans and machines. Between nature and design.

The mystery of humanity

I will forever be on Team Organic, myself. I’m pursuing an interest in AI too — it’s cool, don’t get me wrong — but I think we should be remembering who needs to be in the driver’s seat in terms of ethics and oversight of these tremendous powers being unleashed upon an immature world at blinding speed.

Dollar deification: “Just business”

Not everyone believes in the great mystery of human existence. A broad swath of individuals are quite antisocial in their outlook on life, and many of them have acted or are prepared to act in service of those anti-government beliefs — either when called upon, or when they feel safe doing so.