@freepatriot "We Americans have chosen the material benefits of being managed by the financial system for generations. We like demand-side freedom, i.e. choosing between Coke and Pepsi, but don’t want supply-side freedom. We like the supply-side to be taken care of for us. We love the benefits that come from it being imperially run..." https://sites.google.com/site/themattprather/Reading/damon-vrabel/damon-vrabel-quits
@SirCandinavian also the extermination of beavers... https://www.chelseagreen.com/product/eager-paperback/
@noyoushutthefuckupdad Pedophrasty, Bigoteering, and Other Modern Scams
Nassim Nicholas Taleb on 2018-06-20
Clearing the discourse of abuses and abusers. The more you institutionalize rules of ethical behavior that should be voluntary (say, anti-racism, anti-sexism), the more they will be used as a cover for unethical actions.
@Koekepan @JillsStar “Think before you speak. Read before you think. This will give you something to think about that you didn’t make up yourself – a wise move at any age, but most especially at seventeen, when you are in the greatest danger of coming to annoying conclusions.”
— Fran Lebowitz
Free Speech Safe Space.