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Hypothesis: Moral behavior is rewarded

Self experimentation and subjective observations on morality General Morality Science Social image

I don't consider myself an immoral person. Unless you count those days when I thought there was an all seeing being in the sky watching that I didn't break the archaic rules laid out by men thousands of years ago who also thought it was ok to own slaves and commit genocide. Since then I have not given too much thought to morality other than my general rule of "Don't be a dick". A few weeks back I made a commitment to hold myself to a higher moral standard. Not only that but I laid out some experimental guidelines of rules that I would follow and a hypothesis of what I expect. Finally, I would tell people about it so they could hold me to my commitments.

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A South African living in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Software development, clean code, functional programming, Domain-Driven Design, TDD, other acronyms. Basically I just like learning new things and want to get better at what I love doing. Occassionally I write about what I learn here.


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