good intentions* that ignore emotion. The winning out of 'logic' over and above 'human' considerations.
'human' considerations: emotions, how a perfectly 'emotional' being would be expected to react in such a situation
'logic' : self-encapsulated reasoning that constructs rules in which your underlying desires / self-motivations can be justified. largely influenced by observed mechanics of the culture / micro-society an individual finds themselves embedded in.
*good intentions that are unintentionally, but in actuality, self-centered? harmful to others?
Exhibit A: Walter from Breaking Bad. Begins drug trade to pay for cancer. Stays in drug trade to...?
Exhibit B: The Red Witch / Stannis from Game of Thrones. Begins quest for throne because God says he should. Sacrifices personal happiness for supposed victory in battle. Happiness, but at what cost?
some days I remember the lies you told me and i laugh at both of us at me, for wanting so badly to believe you at you, for having t...
A lot of scientific epistemology or historiography focus on the methodology of discovery, the paradigm shifts of humans and the viability an...
outlining, on the ground in blood chalk the structure of that thing that you need or feel that you need in order to feel full.
Sadly, I could not comment on this article via the NYT website because I read it too late. Thank goodness for blogs though! Reading throu...