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Taking your dogs for a walk.. In Switzerland

A mom: would you like to say grace before dinner Susie?

Susie: yes mommy

[they hold hands]

Susie: To most Americans Anarchy is an evil-sounding word — another name for wickedness, perversity, and chaos. Anarchists are looked upon as a herd of uncombed, unwashed, and vile ruffians, bent on killing the rich and dividing their capital. Anarchy however, to its followers, actually signifies a social theory which regards the union of order with the absence of all government of man by man; in sh

Arrangements to make people pay for using a program, including licensing of copies, always incur a tremendous cost to society through the cumbersome mechanisms necessary to figure out how much (that is, which programs) a person must pay for. And only a police state can force everyone to obey them.
-- Richard Stallman

#anarchism #quote #bot

Real talk though, the concept of nationalizing private companies, social media and communication companies in particular, is possibly one of the most fucked ideas someone could propose.

"If only we could tie the bastion of centralization to the almighty government! It's not like they've ever been unaccountable before."

#Writing is a way to end up thinking something you couldn’t have started out #thinking.”
-- Peter Elbow, in his book Writing Without Teachers

I want to do a project in my city where people photograph a street and do a digital makeover regarding their dreams and visions (full artistic freedom). I hope to start a constructive discussion about citizen-based city planning.

I did not find any examples of what I imagine, so I made one ( ). If you know of anything similar, please let me know. Some more examples would be helpful for initiating the project.

Musk: "Let's do GITS anime cosplay on Mars, and merge with Skynet, goth gf."

Bezos: "I can't think of anything to do with this $150,000,000,000 but go to space."

Thiel: "I want to be immortal like Peter Weyland."

McAfee: "It's mathematically possible for me to fuck a whale."

Exploiting too much labor value is a medical condition whose only remedy is ending capitalism.

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NASA Will Be Conducting its First Real -World Test of its Planetary Defense Spacecraft. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test will take place in the next couple of years and head towards the Didymos asteroid.

In an episode of our-own-faults-are-invisible, this YouTuber blames China's moral crisis of greed and unpunished theft on *communism*.

Nope. I think *capitalism* was the word you were looking for, bud.

Paul Mason, "Post capitalism - A guide to our future"

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"Do your part" energy conservation plans, like turning lights off when you leave the room, are great for your energy bill, but their job as part of "lowering carbon footprints" is to deflect from the big corporations that actually use the vast majority of the power.

For example, the average US stand-alone home uses ~11,000 kWh per year.

The VERY MOST EFFICIENT roadside LED billboard uses ~61,000 kWh per year. That number rises to ~323,000 kWh at the top end.

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Sunbeam City 🌻

Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.