— ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
Create a machine that can adequately differentiate between bravery and recklessness.
Calibrate the machine.
May I borrow your machine please
When self-hatred is involved
You cannot predict a person’s actions based on his personality
Because of the likelihood that he will do the opposite of what his personality dictates
In an effort to be somebody toward whom
He feels less hateful
in which sense the concept of “heaven” is a very effective way of promising oneself a post-genocidal world without having to get involved in the genocide part__ \_/ |._ |'."-._.-""--.-"-.__.-'/ | \ | | REJECT | | EXCLUSIVE | / AFTERLIVES |.' |.-"-.__.-""-.__.-"-.) | | |