What does it mean to be human?
This is not an easy issue to address. It must be about the balance of human strengths and weaknesses. The mindmaps below represent a few months of thinking in the background, based on years of experience. They are not meant to be exhaustive. Mindmaps may be updated at any time. Read More
Super-patterns: The ultimate problem of programming
I’m going deeper – and this is a difficult one to put into words. What is programming? Well, people might immediately think of ‘computers‘. After all, computers work on sets of instructions. But this post is about the human being, which is far more complicated than any computer! People areRead More
Is justification the root of all evil?
Justification according the Oxford Dictionary means: “The action of showing something to be right or reasonable.” Obama Law GIF from Obama GIFs I’ll start from a position where people know what is ‘right’ from ‘wrong’ – on any particular thing, not necessarily legally wrong. Let me take ‘interpersonal violence’ asRead More
Decisions and consequences
Why do people make decisions at all? What to cook, when to cook, what car to buy, what phone, what action to take, what job, when to give notice.. and so on. Life is full of decisions. Ultimately most people in their ordinary lives make decisions because they wish forRead More