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Human Error

What Sin REALLY Is (The Human Propensity to F**k Things Up)

Francis Spufford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Francis Spufford

It's our active inclination to break stuff -- 'stuff' here including moods, promises, relationships we care about and our own wellbeing and other people's, as well as material objects whose high gloss positively seems to invite a big fat scratch.

Destructive Rocket Crash Possibly Caused By Human Error

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | Science

The crash that destroyed a Russian rocket carrying £131.4 million of satellites may have been caused by sensors being installed upside down. The u...

Blindsided

Jonathan Gifford | Posted 12.31.2012 | Books
Jonathan Gifford

Have you ever made what seemed like a cool-headed and clever decision, only to look back later and wonder what you were thinking of? When some entirely likely disaster strikes, do you find yourself asking how this could possibly have happened? Welcome to being blindsided.