I am consistently amused by the concept that if you don't want to hang out with trolls and assholes, you have thin skin.
This seems to flow from the trolls' and assholes' sense of entitlement to be talked to. But life is short. Why spend it with people like that?
"You cannot understand what is wrong with rationalism until you are capable of being rational. You cannot go beyond rationality until after you can use it reliably. You cannot become meta to systems you do not appreciate and do not understand how to deploy."
Or as #KenWilbur might have put it, you can't transcend a stage until you can include it.
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"For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically blown air, removing the need for complex movable flight control surfaces. In a series of ground-breaking flight trials ..." https://www.baesystems.com/en/article/magma-the-future-of-flight
i find this rather pleasing :)
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