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  1. May 2021
    1. but that we’re looking to science for answers that ultimately require human moral intervention

      science can provide the tools, but not the motivations to actual do something. For that we need philosophy, morals and ethics. Hume's Guillotine somewhat formalizes this distinction.

  2. Apr 2021
    1. There is such a thing as a price umbrella, but there's also one for customer happiness.

      I think this is meant to mean that Amazon sets the benchmark not only for price but also for customer-happiness. So if you're coming in as a new retailer, you need to either make an offering on the higher-end or the lower-end.

      and offering something on the lower-end of customer happiness is probably not a winning strategy.

    2. ex nihilo

      translates to 'out of nothing'

  3. Mar 2021