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Systems and morals

It’s worth hanging out around work of people that do it because they are true to themselves. Music, programming, business, relationships — all of these can be done with a hidden agenda, or honestly for the pure value of doing it.

I really enjoy working systems. I enjoy watching how a well-designed mechanism runs with little human input, no unintended outcomes, no unhealthy incentives and no wasteful products.

Poor morals, absence of dignity, interests based on fear and greed — these are leaks in the system. It’s like trying to heat a room with an open window. These systems are corrupt.

You can judge the tree by its fruit.

The best indicator I found so far to see if a person is true to themself: try finding out what the person does in their free time.

Last edited on Aug 26, 2019