There is a crucial ethical distinction between incidental harm and death and mandating harm and death. When mandates are issued for interventions that…
Anti-coercion, not anti-coordination
Randomness, jokes, jabs, and memory
A hopefully unnecessary evil
Dear Readers, I’ve opened up a section of ACS101 Introduction to Complexity and Applied Complexity for Spring 2022 that will begin in mid-January. All…
Whether we want it or not
Delivering my daughter
COVID is not the end
It was Wendell Berry who crystallized this point for me: Not only do human beings have the potential to harm nature less than we currently do, but with…
This week and next the 16th edition of the Real World Risk Institute is being held (since the COVID event, on Zoom. Everyone of course misses gathering…
My friend Chrisman Frank yesterday forwarded me this snippet from Naval about what he sees as a wrongheaded approach to pursuing “artificial general…
Vax mandates, stupidity, evil, and the Pyrrhic victories of command-and-control