Social Programs $200
someone who is good at the economy please help me budget this. my empire is dying
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a critique of FPS gaming
@starwall I think video games (or any media really) don't create wanton violence where none existed before, but they do simultaneously reflect and reinforce the underlying wanton violence in the society where the games are played. They then become an alarming point of interest for seeing how people in that society entertain themselves. It's an extremely base > superstructure > base thing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_and_superstructure#/media/File:Base-superstructure_Dialectic.png
wow this thread is full with italian fascists
(endlessh can be found at https://nullprogram.com/blog/2019/03/22/. it's a ssh tarpit that basically traps scanners using an ambiguity in implementations that allows it to both never actually connect and never actually "time out")
i like watching black mirror. it’s like reading a barometer.
black mirror struggles to articulate a structural critique of modernity and so instead is left with “what if” scenarios that have generally already happened, that happen in isolated fragments of modernity.
it strikes me that climate change is not a constant companion of these stories. episodes rarely deal with the climate at all; it’s a separate “what if” entirely.
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