[ExI] How Electricity Became a Luxury Good

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Sep 9 14:43:04 UTC 2013

Sorry, Mirco, no further point in talking to you. 
In fact, I think another hiatus from ExI is in order.
So much bullshit, so little time.

On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 03:47:52PM +0200, Mirco Romanato wrote:
> Il 09/09/2013 15:08, Eugen Leitl ha scritto:
> > On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 02:52:51PM +0200, Mirco Romanato wrote:
> >> How Electricity Became a Luxury Good
> >> http://abcnews.go.com/International/electricity-luxury-good/story?id=20158621#!
> > You're citing bullshit.
> Do you say I'm trying to bullshit a bullshitter?
> >> "It is only gradually becoming apparent how the renewable energy 
> >> subsidies redistribute money from the poor to the more affluent, 
> >> like when someone living in small rental apartment subsidizes a 
> >> homeowner's roof-mounted solar panels through his electricity bill.
> >> The SPD, which sees itself as the party of the working class, long
> >> ignored this regressive aspect of the system. The Greens, the party
> >> of higher earners, continue to do so."
> The point is "They see themselves as" instead "they are the party of"
> > Teflon Angie & Mimimi Roesler are against renewables. Always have 
> > been. Wholesale electricity prices have *fallen*.
> Do you pay your electricity at wholesale prices or at end user prices?
> > Hefty price increases to end users are artificial, as we're facing 
> > national votes in a couple weeks.
> Sure, it is a conspiracy of the evvvvilll capitalists (if you want, but
> it is not recommended, you can add Jews, masons, rettilians, Nibiru
> between evil and capitalists).
> >> Apparently Germany is starting the road to become a
> >> hunter-gatherer society. But surely they will be happy to hunt and
> >> gather and die at 35 like Ötzi.
> > Why, why has exi-chat regressed into a slimy pool, full of 
> > reactionary trolls?
> What is reactionary for some is progressive for others.
> In my opinion, forcing people to live in dark homes, without electricity
> and heating, without the ability to store food or cook is reactionary.
> But surely the reactionaries will expose the luminous and progressive
> future of their policies and how these short term problems they never
> endure (or will solve) are absolutely not important (for them).
> Mirco
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