I promise I will spare you any New Year’s resolution navel-gazing.

But this wry commentary on Google’s acquisition of Boston Dynamics which I screen clipped at the time, and came across again tonight, raised (in me, anyway) a question:
Where am I rationalising such extreme, comical-if-it-weren’t-so-serious compromise in my own life?

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The whole Jungian ‘shadow‘ thing, and the model that every positive ‘benefit’ we attempt to create has a negative, often repressed ‘cost’… that we can struggle to achieve our ‘good’ because we create an equal-but-opposite ‘evil’ … well, these ideas have power.

Denial will not de-fang the dragon.

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” — Aldous Huxley

Worth considering.

– P