The Secret DOS

The Little Emperor Strikes Back

Go on now, GO! Walk out the door!

Events over the last few days have made me reflect…well, actually, have made me feel superior. It occurs to me that we rarely enjoy anything better than occupying the moral high ground. I don’t think that this is an individual character flaw, but something hardwired into humans. We like being right, but we like it even more when someone else is wrong. Might there, I wondered, be perfectly good evolutionary reasons for this? Might it be that we reinforce behaviour that keeps the species alive by feelings of smug self-righteousness and ostracism of the deviants? Maybe. Maybe not… Continue reading

13 Dec 2015 Posted by | Rants and ramblings | 4 Comments

   

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