4) The UX is ugly af.
5) Configuring and compiling everything yourself is tiresome, but rewarding.
This rant brought to you by my random decision to check out GameStop in the mall.
It was a sad scene of man children in deep conversation about the latest Mario games.
If you’re 30+ years old and you have enough time to be proficient at video games, what are you doing with your life? Seriously?
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Safetyism is the one and only threat to our freedoms
Safetyism = the dogmatic pursuit of “safety first”
There is no other threat. No one ever traded freedom for anything but safety
We trade away:
- Our privacy, so the NSA can save us from terror
- Our freedom to live our lives, so that the health department can save us from disease.
- Our speech, so that we can be safe from scary ideas.
And so much more.
It’s a law of finance and nature. You can have no risk or high returns, not both
Perhaps it was Trump, or Biden, or Coronavirus, or the woke mindvirus. I don’t know. I can’t put my finger on the exact cause, but I feel like we’re at a tipping point and I fear it’s too late to turn around.
Those crazy enlightenment values that I endear — accomplishment, providing value, merit — seem to have been completely replaced by victimhood and tribalism.
Where did we go wrong and is there any turning back?
Getting started on Mastodon after a long time lurking on Bitcoin Twitter under assorted nyms.
Given Twitter's penchant for censorship, I don't believe Bitcoiners can continue to use the service in good conscience.
The Bitcoin community is leading the way on sound money. As it captures supporters from all walks of life, it will soon lead the way on "sound" social networks.
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