lorem ipsum (putting on airs)

Definition: To put on airs means to attempt to pass off a component of your gls as a component of your mls.
(- obviously done in order to achieve some superiority)
keywords:
[life]
[General Systems Theory]
[pretense]

OBSERVATION (perfection)

Perfection is naively associated with lack of buffering. Hence the corrective advice sometimes heard: “Don’t try to be perfect.” – in spite of the fact that it contradicts the Biblical admonition, “Be ye perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect.”
keywords:
[contradiction]
[advice]
[religion]
[spirituality]

lorem ipsum (severity)

Severity concerns what is in a regime, and is not directly concerned with the degree of buffering of the regime. Of course severity can reduce buffering to near zero simply by loading ballast into the regime.
keywords:
[life]
[General Systems Theory]