I have thought about issues related to “Motivational Characteristics of Marketplace Participants” for quite some time already. Although that title is already quite long, I think I need to narrow down what I intend to write about today even more. I want to contrast two instances of marketplaces — one from the past, the other… Continue reading Motivational Characteristics of Marketplace Participants
There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute
In some circles, this saying is very well-known. In most circles, almost everyone will deny ever maintaining it. This saying is so renowned that it has its own page @ wikipedia.org … which indicates that its origins can most probably be traced to the languages of gamblers and con artists.  I have for many… Continue reading There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute
Us OR Them — Whose Job is it to GTFO?
I am more or less clean — I wash my hands regularly, bathe regularly, I stay safe, … whether I do so more or less than the average human, I don’t know. Yet I do go above and beyond what ordinary folks do on a regular basis. Ordinary folks do not normally take measures to… Continue reading Us OR Them — Whose Job is it to GTFO?
Moving Out Beyond Levels of Data
I have been trying to review some of my disparate ideas, mulling them over in order to reach some kind of synthesis. Again since most of these ideas seem to be kind of controversial, even just mentioning one of them very likely would trip up the argument severely, simply because most of my audience —… Continue reading Moving Out Beyond Levels of Data
Natural Languages & Linguistic Empathy — a First Essay on the Impact of Phenomena such as Presence, Awareness and Focus on Social Cohesion
To begin, I wish to contextualize my writing of this chapter within so-called “real world” history. I normally try to remain aloof from engaging with ephemeral inkstains on cheesecloth, but since this very chapter is actually sort of antithetical to the so-called “real world” views of most propaganda industries, I think it is perhaps useful… Continue reading Natural Languages & Linguistic Empathy — a First Essay on the Impact of Phenomena such as Presence, Awareness and Focus on Social Cohesion
What is the Primary Goal of Social Business?
I want to pick up where we left the discussion at the conclusion of the last chapter … in the next chapter. Here and now I would like to attempt a first approximation of the primary goal of “social business”. Let me point out that I do not “own” this phrase — except and insofar… Continue reading What is the Primary Goal of Social Business?
Eradicating Estates, Building Pillars in their Place
Their is a vision haunting my mind: That vision is a phenomenon – an abstraction – which exists between people. For me, this phenomenon seems completely obvious. It is not a new phenomenon, yet it has hardly been understood very well. I dream of its existence day and night, and it appears so significant to… Continue reading Eradicating Estates, Building Pillars in their Place