It can be said that many problems of today’s world stem from the tendency, at times unconscious, to make the method and aims of science and technology an epistemological paradigm which shapes the lives of individuals and the workings of society. The effects of imposing this model on reality as a whole, human and social, … Continue reading Laudato Si
[via George Steinmetz via Amusing Planet.]
Each square is 75 m². [via John Hughes-Wilson, The First World War in 100 Objects (Firefly Books, 2014) via AJBousquet.]
Many, many people in that field don’t really want to have to handle customers; “customer” being the word for human beings who have expressed trust in your expertise and conscientiousness using their own money. Many of them have never done time in retail, and learned the principles of delighting the customer, nor utilities, where you … Continue reading Warren Ellis on Retail and Utilities.