Warm Take: Bargaining. June 28, 2020

Who can fully see cause & effect?

It would be particularly American of me to claim that Americans love models — particularly white Americans — more than anyone else does.

Narrative is a model; there’s a beginning, middle, and end. See The Hero’s Journey.

Logic is a model; if you do this, you get that. Hello, meritocracy.

IMO, when a model takes hold of the mass imagination, it becomes …

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