When I resumed the blog I wrote it would be temporarily. I can be more productive now, and the blog is only means for procrastination, therefore I will suspend it, until I have nothing better to do or I need to say something.
I have posted about a number of problems in society, economy, and politics, and I have suspended a number of posts along those lines. In this meta-post I try to do a pragmatic analysis.
Regardless of its total or partial likelihood, here I speculate about the possibility of reaching some new Dark Ages with negligible scientific progress. The process is:
If you find someone with a huge ego, you can know for certain that such a person is shit as a professional and a human being, and vice versa.
Post in Spanish, about some aspects of the Spanish [work] culture. I had this draft saved since August 3rd of 2016. I will post it now so that it naturally flows to the bottom of the total posts. Continue reading
From a doctoral examination. — “What is the task of all higher education?” To turn men into machines. “What are the means?” Man must learn to be bored. “How is that accomplished?” By means of the concept of duty. “Who serves as the model?” The philologist: he teaches grinding. “Who is the perfect man?” The civil servant. “Which philosophy offers the highest formula for the civil servant?” Kant’s: the civil servant as a thing-in-itself, raised up to be judge over the civil servant as phenomenon.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, or, How to Philosophize with a Hammer