Not all problems are technological, but in practice, most are.When I say your ideology is unconscious one thing I was getting at is the way, and this is characteristic of Americans of your class and generation, tend to treat everything as a technological problem, morality included.
By "heuristic" I mean any strategy that will prove sufficient, in lack of a perfect or ideal solution. Very pragmatic, ends-oriented, from what I gather. In this sense, the ideal solution goes somewhat above and beyond the mark hit by the heuristic, but that mark is the mark of what is sufficient under those circumstances.Heuristic by default. I think that is a major crux of this problem-solving mode, as enabled by the upholding of the map/territory distinction.
involving or serving as an aid to learning, discovery, or problem-solving by experimental and especially trial-and-error methodsheuristic techniquesa heuristic assumptionalso : of or relating to exploratory problem-solving techniques that utilize self-educating techniques (such as the evaluation of feedback) to improve performance