Solving Problems – Diethylstilbestrol


The establishment has many ways of solving “problems” not all of them humane. If for example you had a penchant for lifting the odd shirt or two, then they might prescribe some medication for you, under threat.

Oftentimes there is no magic bullet, though we might like to think there is. “We don’t want to look at it, here take this pill.”

The same kind of thing plays out, again and again. When there is a systemic problem, perhaps in attitude, there is an unwillingness to look.

The problem with these quick fixes is that they don’t really work, they can precipitate a whole new chain of events.

Not all human problems can be solved by a Turing machine, as he himself found out.