The foundation of Einstein’s theory sits on the idea that there are no fixed points in the universe from which to take measurements from. That for any measurement to be useful, we first need to identify where that measurement is taken from. That is to say, relative to what?
In pretty much all caste systems around the world -- from Mumbai all the way to Alabama -- there are groups of people who are considered the custodians of knowledge.
I used to write these long annual review post every year on my birthday. It made sense because my birthday is when I’ve made a complete revolution around the sun. My birthday is when my year starts.
Personal short term interest over the collective interest is the natural order of things for humans like endlessly scrolling on Instagram is the natural order of things for people with smart phones.