Dilbert on postmodernism

This is a really good summary.

The more you think of Cartesian rigor as a tool, a useful but complex machine requiring effortful training in its operation (like having a personal computer around), the less you’ll end up like the guy on the left. But if you throw out everything else as “immoral” (i.e. you become a gnostic, despising instinct) then you’ll end up trying to justify justification itself, and you’ll have a bad time. Our use of reason properly rests on the animalistic heuristic that we’ll be better off in life for the effort.

To extend the analogy, people who know how to use computers make more money, kill their enemies more effectively, and have hotter spouses.

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3 Responses to Dilbert on postmodernism

  1. bicebicebice says:

    “To extend the analogy, people who know how to use computers make more money, kill their enemies more effectively, and have hotter spouses.” there is a chinese word for that : 博格尼茲 and to some extent unlike the krisshian west it unironically punishes you for not being more like Jesus and this is in a godless communist shithole state!

    many such cases! sad!

  2. abprosper says:

    I find it a bit ironic that no society that uses computers has fertility at or above replacement.

    Apparently nature has its own efficiency traps.

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