Hahahaha tfw Elon Musk yells "oh my fucking god" when they're trying to show how unbreakable the windows on their new truck are during a live presentation and they end up breaking them

@Miredly I love this because it's further proof that how we distribute wealth in Capitalism has nothing to do with any sort of merit

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"Oh Christ," I uttered, wheel well and hubcap design 80's fetishism my initial visual offense. The locking bed enabled by the flat slope I rather like, plus manufacturing simplicity. Re the terrifying hard metal skin I'm hearing there'd still be an effective crumple zone re interior passengers because of the frunk. I look forward to a variety of crash test data. I bet safety feature driving intervention vs pedestrian hazard, numerically speaking, outweigh exterior rigidity injuries on non-automated vehicle platforms, but I wish to know if regular automative skin is meaningfully softer or less harmful to flesh. Futurism cheerleading dictates mirrorless demo aesthetics, mirrors will actually come off will be when the cars abjure human drivers or may just be retractible until trailers are running their own camera sensorium and AI conduct. One hopes for practical turn signal indicators and a fucking round wheel.

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I mean, I hope Tesla is nationalized and Elon's wealth is returned to the workers that actually earned it. But yeah, mirrors are cool too
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@dualhammers @Miredly although if we're doling out a particular reorganization strategy I think an equal share worker co-operative suits the cause of sustainable human compatible life better than handing operational control over to the very malfeasant state bureaucracy that's deliberately fed the petroindustry at the cost of planetary habitation, whose owners are obsessed with seeing the demise of any vaguely utopian or humanistic ambition. The anarchist rather than the authoritarian option if you will.

@brettleeper @Miredly Although it's a mistake of categorical thinking to consider a large government organization to be definitionally corrupt. They are all organizations of people governed by an ideology. And any "state bureaucracy" that turned Tesla over to its workers is unlikely to be the American State as you're using in your argument.

So it's splitting hairs for the most part.

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@dualhammers @Miredly yes nationalizing is not particularly a U.S. behavior. I still feel that examining the difference in project governance between "its workers" and "workers as in the people" has useful insight. like technically the military is a nationalized asset with zero in-project democracy. It doesn't work out too well for military members at all, and the nominal goals of achieving peace and prosperity are taken to their very opposite extreme. The incentives that guide wellbeing and task methodology can disalign greatly when levels of personal investment do not mesh with the power structure.

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