An Interesting Thought #1LinerWeds

Found it here.

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11 thoughts on “An Interesting Thought #1LinerWeds

  1. I skimmed through the linked article. I like the line: it’s a lack of desire to get at real outcomes. That’s been my observation about many topic lately. People with problems love their problems, define themselves by their problems, so much so that any solution becomes an existential threat. Just saying…

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    1. Modern society almost demands that we define ourselves by our problems, that we choose our tribe based on them and abide by its rules, lest ye be branded a heretic or blasphemer. Thinking outside the box is heavily discouraged, if not thoroughly prohibited. And unfortunately thinking outside the box is the only way we get real outcomes….

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      1. I’ve heard the term “woundology” used to describe the phenomenon of defining yourself by, and connecting with other people through, your problems. Of course I might be thinking outside the box by sharing that here. πŸ™„

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  2. This is what I read..” blah, blah, blah…” I feel like Homer Simpson and I think part of my brain cracked off because I have no idea what that quote is saying.

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    1. I think it’s important that people live by the principle “trust but verify.” The numbers might say something different from what the experts say, and with the ready availability of data it’s easy to check. And when you have a lot of people sitting at home with nothing to do but run statistical analysis on a big heap of raw data, you could end up with lots of interesting results.

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