Proposal for a social contract on Wikiversity.
A hodge-podge of conflicting and inconsistent rules, coupled with a profoundly ill-conceived community governance model, has transformed Wikipedia into the Internet’s premier Drama Engine, featuring a daily dose of lunatic social drama from Wikipedia’s Post-Modern Cyberspace Theater of the Absurd.
Wikipedia’s self-governance model is so anachronistic, it predates fundamental concepts introduced by the first historic designers of the Rule of Law.
I’m a stranger here, myself.
Redheads have reduced levels of Eumelanin compared to the rest of the population. But because of correlates in cell biology, reduced levels of Eumelanin may be accompanied by comparably reduced levels of Epinephrine (Adrenalin), Dopamine, Serotonin, and Oxytocin as well. The resulting change in demeanor and the diminished energy for Fight or Flight make redheads more likely to turn to non-military solutions to threatening circumstances. Is it any wonder redheads are over-represented in the Cerebral Arts?
This brief paper summarizes notions about the role of Social Contracts in online communities.
A creation story for the Cybernetic Age from the Post-Apocalyptic Seminary of Neuro-Mathematical Systems Theology.
Musings on the Unken Reflex, Freud’s notion of the Uncanny, and the role of Bombesin as the mediating neuropeptide.
Speculations on some theological notions about scape-goating rituals.
Semiotic review of cultural references to Oxytocin.