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So, you didn’t even participate, and you still want a trophy

We fought for better working conditions.  We got better pay.  We got forty hour work weeks.  Benefits!  Workers’ unions were put in place to protect these things, and push for more.  These things became status quo.  Now we have anti-union … Continue reading

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Who wants to join my cyberpunk centrist nu-metal band?

Who wants to join my cyberpunk centrist nu-metal band? I am trying to understand politics/economics.  I empathized with Plato’s fears of democracy, but I couldn’t get down with his censorship of art (yes, I actually liked his caste system for … Continue reading

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The Time is Not Right For Happiness

Happiness, as a state of mind, is a pacifier.  For all practical purposes in an imperfect Universe, the words ‘happiness’ and ‘complacency’ are exactly synonymous. Idiot, via Old French via the Latin idiota, which came from Greek in the form … Continue reading

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