Don't ask people for their motives if you are only asking so that you can shit on their motives. Normally when I see someone asking someone else, "Why did you do that?" I interpret the statement to come from a place of, "I'm already about to start making negative judgments about you, this is the last chance for you to offer a plausible excuse for your behavior before I start firing."

If this is in fact the dynamic, then no one is incentivised to give you their actual reasons for things.

Hazard's Shortform Feed

by Hazard 1 min read4th Feb 2018219 comments

In light of reading through Raemon's shortform feed, I'm making my own. Here will be smaller ideas that are on my mind.