• “Technos and clerics have much in common. Both take a world that can’t be fully understood and try to explain its fundamental properties.

    Clerics postulate beliefs that can never be proven; they demand you accept these postulates as your Faith, which will guide your actions and thoughts. It’s a top down way of thinking; start with the big picture and derive rules for living. Fundamental knowledge is static. Even the derived rules rarely change.

    Technos work from the bottom up. They build a baseline of observations and formulate theories to explain these phenomena. Nothing is sacred; with new observations, theories are discarded or modified to fit the facts.

    Technos and clerics; how could they not be in conflict?
    Dan Ronco’s Diary, 2016

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