18 November 2011
Give the victims of that masacre a few moments of your thoughts today.
The massacre gave the world the expression, "Don't drink the Kool-Aid."
As it happens, it wasn't really poison-laced Kool-Aid that they were drinking. It was poison laced Flavor-Aid, described here as a knock-off product.
I'm sure this has been driving the real Kool-Aid's marketing folk to distraction for decades now.
Knowledge is warranted belief -- it is the body of belief that we build up because, while living in this world, we've developed good reasons for believing it. What we know, then, is what works -- and it is, necessarily, what has worked for us, each of us individually, as a first approximation. For my other blog, on the struggles for control in the corporate suites, see www.proxypartisans.blogspot.com.