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How Escape From Immoral Mazes

Previously in sequence and most on point: What is Success in an Immoral Maze?, How to Identify an Immoral Maze This post deals with the goal of avoiding or escaping being trapped in an immoral maze, accepting that for now we are … Continue reading

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How to Identify an Immoral Maze

Previously in sequence: Moloch Hasn’t Won, Perfect Competition, Imperfect Competition, Does Big Business Hate Your Family?, What is Life in an Immoral Maze?, Stripping Away the Protections, What is Success in an Immoral Maze? Immoral mazes (hereafter mazes), as laid out in the book Moral Mazes, are toxic … Continue reading

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What is Success in an Immoral Maze?

Previously in Sequence: Moloch Hasn’t Won, Perfect Competition, Imperfect Competition, Does Big Business Hate Your Family?, What is Life in an Immoral Maze?, Stripping Away the Protections Immoral Mazes are terrible places to be. Much worse than they naively appear. They promise the rewards and trappings … Continue reading

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What is Life in an Immoral Maze?

Previously in sequence: Moloch Hasn’t Won, Perfect Competition, Imperfect Competition, Does Big Business Hate Your Family? This post attempts to give a gears-level explanation of maze life as experienced by a middle manager in systems with many levels of management, as depicted in Moral Mazes.  … Continue reading

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Meditation Retreat: Immoral Mazes Sequence Introduction

I just got home from a six day meditation retreat and began writing. The catch is that I arrived at the retreat yesterday.

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Mazes Sequence Summary

This post attempts to summarize the key points of the Immoral Mazes Sequence, which begins here, so they can be referenced without asking readers to get through an entire book first.  Due to the change in format, the posts will … Continue reading

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Mazes Sequence Roundup: Final Thoughts and Paths Forward

There are still two elephants in the room that I must address before concluding. Then I will discuss paths forward. Moloch’s Army The first elephant is Moloch’s Army. I still can’t find a way into this without sounding crazy. The … Continue reading

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Potential Ways to Fight Mazes

The previous post listed some of the causes of higher than normal maze present in today’s society.  This post asks what might be done about it, both as an individual and via group coordination. I believe it is better to … Continue reading

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The Road to Mazedom

Previous post: How Escape From Immoral Mazes Sequence begins here: Moloch Hasn’t Won The previous posts mostly took mazes as given.  As an individual, one’s ability to fight any large system is limited.  That does not mean our individual decisions do not … Continue reading

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Quotes from Moral Mazes

Reading and actually paying attention to Moral Mazes is hard. Writing carefully about it is even harder. I effectively spent several months forcing my way through the book, because it seemed important to do that. I then spent a month … Continue reading

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