Each of us is born into a particular world, governed by a particular system of norms and values, and a particular economic and political order. Since we are born into it, we take the surrounding reality to be natural and inevitable, and we tend to think that the way people today live their lives is the only possible way. We seldom realize that the world we know is the accidental outcome of chance historical events, which condition not only our technology, politics and economics but even the way we think and dream. This is how the past grips us by the back of the head, and turn our eyes towards a single possible future. We have felt the grip of the past from the moment we were born, so we don’t even notice it. The study of history aims to loosen this grip, and to enable us to turn our head around more freely, to think in new ways, and to see many more possible futures."
The alternative would be inequality of a kind never before experienced in human history."
- IZE, Ltd.Software Engineer, 2008 - present
- Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsNext Generation Networks, 2003 - 2009
- Targu Mures Bolyai Farkas High SchoolInformatics Class, 1998 - 2002
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