Wandering the information superhighway, he came upon the last refuge of civilization, PoFo, the only forum on the internet ...
QatzelOk wrote:Let's stop calling it "Democrats and Republicans,"
and just say "the Federal Reserve."
The fake duality of American political "choice" has its parallels in the many fake choices that the well-controlled consumer drone "makes."
The shittiest shithole of all is lack of community,
and many "rich" countries have this in spades.
If all you have to judge "the good life" is commercial media, you will make some very self-harming choices including those that kill your natural ability to associate with other humans in a meaningful way.
Trying to find a solution in technology, Hong Wu wrote:What can save us besides a secular authoritarian that forces people to get abortions, forces us to struggle? I honestly don't know.
QatzelOk wrote:Abortion is an interesting modern phenomenon.
After aggresively developing medical intervention to the point of guaranteeing that virtually every baby can survive, we decide to kill about a quarter of them in abortions because "choice."
If we just flushed modern medicine down the toilet, we would get a similar level of survival, but it would be NATURE deciding which babies live or die, rather than Goldman Sachs and the income inequality that institutions like it create.
Another example of augmented reality (abortion) being harmful and fake.
Hong Wu wrote:...the Chinese developed gunpowder hundreds of years (at least) before the west started building rifles. Yet the Chinese (and to a certain degree, the Japanese and Koreans too) deliberately suppressed their merchant classes (because merchants only care about money) and this suppressed their technological and economic development. Eventually the forceful reopening of Japan and China's "century of humiliation" was the long-term result.
So anyway, you like bikes. I'm more of a motorcycle and scooter guy. ...
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