North Carolina Monuments
Last weekend, I watched with horror as events in Charlottesville unfolded. Having served as North Carolina Attorney…
This is so often overlooked also by founders, or people right out of MBA programs. An important corollary is the understanding comes not from picking people like yourself, or asking them if they like your idea, but by observing people who are not like you and the hard work of learning. But then again, I’m just a designer, so what do I know.
Many thanks for sharing this. I’m a long-time software engineer, and I appreciate this on all applicable levels.
I’ve resonated strongly with something you said in the other article: that tolerance is not a moral precept, but a social contract. This situation seems to bring that assertion full circle.
The worst part about the original post’s thesis is that it is old bullshit presented as new: it is familiar to anybody who remembers Usenet from the mid-90s, tech-centric web forums from the early 00s, Hacker News and Reddit from this decade. And it is no less bullshit now than it was then. Perhaps it is more potent bullshit given Current…
I’m sure you are a swell guy, just like the other guy, but I never approve of mainstream goliath perspectives trampling alternate perspectives without at least doing the work to properly debunk it.
Work, for example, like reading the original manifesto — something you mentioned you didn’t do?