Two more reels from a collection I got from James Byrne: the Liffey Banks and the Old Blackthorn Reel.
Artificial scarcity is inherently worthless because there’s an infinite amount of just-as-good artificial scarcity out there to be created. If it’s valuable like currency, that’s because of really scarce systems behind it—like gov power.
Printing out your bank balance just now would be a good idea, in case we end up facing a cyberattack that targets banks.
Distinguish on principled grounds, if you can:
I identify as a woman.
I identify as Jesus Christ.
I identify as gender fluid.
I identify as black.
I identify as a cat.
I identify as made of glass.
I identify as toddler.
I identify as POTUS.
Remember: “No one can be trusted with such power.”
What percentage of members of Congress, cabinet secretaries and other high-ranking executive branch officials, and appellate judges are unconvicted felons guilty of corruption, blackmail, murder, etc.? Estimates?
The Grey Goose, a long double jig, played with a recording I made of James Byrne, then played slowly, then by myself faster.
What if Canada’s convoy is part of a coordinated push to bring the Covid hype to a convenient election-timed halt, while giving the Establishment a pretext to demonize freedom-lovers?
This is a “crisis” that, like 1/6, won’t go to waste.
What if I were tell you—about every single human being on earth, including the authoritarians, the perverted, the evil, the stupid, the self-righteous, the liars, and in short everyone you hate—that actually, you should love and forgive them?
Minifeed (what StartThis.org runs) is soon to finish v2. True decentralized social media. From the comfort of your own miniblog, you’ll be able to follow, unfollow, reply, like, etc. Friends testing now. (No public launch until ready.)
Since installing the handy “Return YouTube Dislike” browser plugin, I find myself wanting a similar button for Twitter.
We need to educate young people who never properly learned the value of unhindered discourse to the health of an open, democratic society.
Do you (and maybe your kids and your grandkids) understand the principles?
I never had any expectations for Rogan. Anyone who can be deeply impressed by hallucinogenic drugs and push them on his listeners has poor judgment.
Many of us are still uncancelable, i.e., we refuse to bend the knee to rage mobs.
I think only the left “cancels” people, because they’ve earned and now own and richly deserve the opprobrium that comes from self-righteous and often hypocritical demands to punish those who fail to be progressive.
Have you heard Five Times August’s latest—“Anti-Fascist Blues”? Really good!