Moral Forces Matter More Than Data

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Progress is not linear.  It is not a constantly positive quantity, straining for ever-increasing graphical altitudes.  Sometimes it is stagnant for long periods.  Sometimes it actually goes into negative territory for long periods.

People don’t really think about this.  There is this perception that things should always move from bad to better, from negative to positive.  We’re always going up, up, up!  They say.  Well, they are wrong.

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