Newer posts are loading.
You are at the newest post.
Click here to check if anything new just came in.

July 19 2019

schlingel
Reposted fromregcord regcord viaphin phin
schlingel
schlingel
Reposted frommachinae machinae
schlingel
9976 12df 500
Reposted fromratek ratek viaverdantforce verdantforce
schlingel
cuteness--overload

Here’s a little platypus for all of u.

Source: http://bit.ly/2jMWQUe

merelygifted

The ol’ razzle dazzle

Reposted fromMerelyGifted MerelyGifted viatentacleguy tentacleguy
schlingel
3186 e2a0 500
Reposted fromzelbekon zelbekon viaskillzmcfly skillzmcfly
schlingel
3247 73b5 500
Reposted fromxanth xanth viapdr320 pdr320
schlingel
Reposted fromzelbekon zelbekon viamushu mushu

July 18 2019

schlingel
schlingel

> the price expresses a point between high enough so you are willing to provide it and low enough for me to be willing to pay it.

That's true. And those points are determined by demand and supply.

> are you generally more willing to do a thing that took less time to learn?

Yes, that holds up as a general rule. Except for things I'm intrinsically interested in. It's a very strong heuristic, which was explained at length in the book "Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow"

> that would mean you would be just as willing to do a low-skilled job for low pay as a high-skilled job for high pay..

No, that's not following at all. It just means, in general, people rather choose the path of the smallest resistance.

But it's a multivariat problem figuring out what you'd do for a living. Different problem, although it's directly related to the supply of skilled and experienced workers.

> of course neither the time spent doing a thing nor the time spent learning determine the value of some work.

No, but it's a function of supply. See first point for explanation why it matters.

> generally speaking, learning should provide more value than the time and energy spent by learning.

That's a trivial point, which is still worth pointing out because I think many people do not get it.

schlingel
If you want to stay strictly about where's the price coming from, than we're talking about demand and supply.

Hard to earn knowledge and experience would be a function of supply, thus said story makes still sense. Demand is just the other important factor.

Your babbling on the other hand ... that was either a weak try at the socratic method, or a learn-disability :-P

July 17 2019

schlingel
That the worth of an action is not determined by its duration but its effect - which may learn many years to learn and achieve.

It does not say, that those 30 minutes are worth 10 years of an arbitrary wage ...
schlingel
1602 5279 500
Reposted fromtotal1ty total1ty vianerdanel nerdanel
schlingel
I get your point. For the exact same reason Imanuel Kant opposed the French revolution.

The hard problem is the immunity. I don't see how anarchic state could successfully defend against an organised, authoritarian violence by an aggressor.

Regarding the violence: would you say Singapore is more archaic than the US because their violent crime stats are way better?

July 15 2019

schlingel
0094 3d27 500
omghotmemes

Head of security

Reposted fromMerelyGifted MerelyGifted viawonko wonko
schlingel
1001 f297 500
Reposted fromurfin urfin

July 12 2019

schlingel
7956 86aa 500
Reposted fromDickieGoldwire DickieGoldwire viaszczepan szczepan
schlingel
Reposted frommangoe mangoe viaSchweinekloeten Schweinekloeten
schlingel
0500 8b2d 500
Reposted fromadvocatusDiaboli advocatusDiaboli viafupduck fupduck
schlingel
Reposted frommangoe mangoe viaIgnition Ignition
Older posts are this way If this message doesn't go away, click anywhere on the page to continue loading posts.
Could not load more posts
Maybe Soup is currently being updated? I'll try again automatically in a few seconds...
Just a second, loading more posts...
You've reached the end.

Don't be the product, buy the product!

Schweinderl