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Just something he does. Parents didn't give him enough attention when he was younger. Or too much. Or just the right amount. Or just the wrong amount.
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TZK posted for the first time in awhile, so CS decided to bump old TZK.
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And yet, being able to use these could prove useful in a bank job situation. If a person does not hire you because you brought them up, then their actions are immoral, self centered, and contradict their assigned duties as an interviewer.



If you said that to me I would just ask you what it was. This is how a mature, rational and knowledgeable person reacts to this situation. I do not expect anything of others that I do not expect of myself as well.



That is not what I said. Machines do not have to act rational or logically. They do act according to their parameters. I know those parameters so I can predict and influence people's behavior. Thus I can successfully execute plans that involve people. For instance, if I leave a wallet on the ground in New York and draw a circle around it I would expect there to be a low chance that anyone would touch it. Thus this would be a safe place to store my wallet.

Imagine you are in a forest and come across a big stupid gorilla. The gorrila is angry and will possibly attack you. You have a gun, and cannot reason with the gorilla for obvious reasons. However you have an alternative to shooting him - if you take of all your clothes and allow him to rape you, you will not be harmed. Which do you do? The interviewer is the gorilla, and I am the guy. The difference between me and others is that I understand rational and irrational behavior to the point that I can see the interviewers actions are immoral.

I have chosen (and perhaps may well be incapable of choosing) not to cater to immature behavior to get a job.
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