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The character also discussed in the next &sect;, together with a less than propitious childhood, lead to a less than stellar success in my first working life, as far as success is measured in money and the like. However I think it was a tremendous success in delivering me more or less whole, as a life long learner with a [[Mensa|<span style="color: cyan;">high IQ</span>]], and considerable depth of experience as an IT worker, to this point where I can work for myself, society at large, and free, open source production. Jobs I may take after this will only be on a remote fixed cost retainer basis and in relation to application of my ongoing Praxis.
 
The character also discussed in the next &sect;, together with a less than propitious childhood, lead to a less than stellar success in my first working life, as far as success is measured in money and the like. However I think it was a tremendous success in delivering me more or less whole, as a life long learner with a [[Mensa|<span style="color: cyan;">high IQ</span>]], and considerable depth of experience as an IT worker, to this point where I can work for myself, society at large, and free, open source production. Jobs I may take after this will only be on a remote fixed cost retainer basis and in relation to application of my ongoing Praxis.
  
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<font size=4>T</font>he "domain" is the organizing concept of much of my work going forward, both for an independent peer-peer name system and the development of a standardized domain driven approach to development of applications, and in particular AI integration of applications and domains. One of these may well be what brought you here so see the supporting material for more information on same. The remainder of this &sect; discusses the motivation driving my second working life.
 
<font size=4>T</font>he "domain" is the organizing concept of much of my work going forward, both for an independent peer-peer name system and the development of a standardized domain driven approach to development of applications, and in particular AI integration of applications and domains. One of these may well be what brought you here so see the supporting material for more information on same. The remainder of this &sect; discusses the motivation driving my second working life.
  
From the earliest age, I have been [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC0Z5kM79lI<span style="color: pink;">resistant to authority</span>], which for the most part, given the state of human societies through to the present, is generally illegitimate. Why? Because essentially every society up to this time is organized on the principle of domination of others in order to extract the value of their labor, make individuals conform to local belief systems, etc. Progress is ever countering this over the long march of history because it is inimical to human nature but paradoxically, in this time, 資本主義, the doctrine of the extraction of value from labor, is also the one that makes it possible for individuals to be free of domination, if they can work for themselves. To the extent that it is organized for the well being of all the members, like a healthy body in relation to its cells, the authority of society <i>is</i> legitimate, and because this is the reason for society to exist at all, over time the progressive outcome becomes more certain and manifest.
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From the earliest age, I have been [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC0Z5kM79lI<span style="color: pink;">resistant to authority</span>], which for the most part, given the state of human societies through to the present, is generally illegitimate. Why? Because essentially every society up to this time is organized on the principle of domination of others in order to extract the value of their labor, make individuals conform to local belief systems, etc. Progress is ever countering this over the long march of history because it is inimical to human nature but paradoxically, in this time, [[:en:Capitalism 資本主義]], the doctrine of the extraction of value from labor, is also the one that makes it possible for individuals to be free of domination, if they can work for themselves. To the extent that it is organized for the well being of all the members, like a healthy body in relation to its cells, the authority of society <i>is</i> legitimate, and because this is the reason for society to exist at all, over time the progressive outcome becomes more certain and manifest.
  
 
I am very far from thinking that the acquisitive instinct is fundamentally wrong or that altruism is necessarily right. I definitely believe that selfishness which does not harm others can be a virtue, it's just that so far, a social form that makes it so has not been achieved and indeed the apparent trend is away from a high point in the last century, not as was thought then as a result of totalitarian socialism but rather as a result of the global dominance of  doctrinal capital.
 
I am very far from thinking that the acquisitive instinct is fundamentally wrong or that altruism is necessarily right. I definitely believe that selfishness which does not harm others can be a virtue, it's just that so far, a social form that makes it so has not been achieved and indeed the apparent trend is away from a high point in the last century, not as was thought then as a result of totalitarian socialism but rather as a result of the global dominance of  doctrinal capital.
  
To paraphrase 邓小平, it is indeed glorious to become rich, but not from the expropriation of the value of the labor of others and not at the expense of the optimal development of society at large.
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To paraphrase [[:en:Deng Xiaoping 邓小平]], it is indeed glorious to become rich, but not from the expropriation of the value of the labor of others and not at the expense of the optimal development of society at large.
  
 
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