Category Archives: Moral Mazes

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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Protecting Large Projects Against Mazedom

Previous Post: Create a Full Alternative Stack If we wish to accomplish something that would benefit from or require a larger organization or more levels of management and bureaucracy, what should we do in light of the dangers of mazes? There … Continue reading

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Create a Full Alternative Stack

Last time I proposed nine strategies for fighting mazes. All of them were either systemic solutions requiring coordinated and/or political action, or cultural shifts that happen one person at a time. Now for the tenth and final proposal for how … 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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Ten Causes of Mazedom

We continue answering the questions we asked earlier. It was claimed last time that maze levels and the danger of mazes was lower in the past than it is now, and that overall maze levels have been rising, as measured … Continue reading

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How Doomed are Large Organizations?

We now take the model from the previous post, and ask the questions over the next several posts. This first answer post asks these questions: Are these dynamics the inevitable results of large organizations? How can we forestall these dynamics … 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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