[ExI] Silence in the sky-but why?
atymes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 23 16:08:51 UTC 2013
On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 1:42 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 01:21:49AM -0700, Adrian Tymes wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 1:07 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > > WHY DO YOU THINK I BOTHER WRITING THIS CRAP?
> > Because it is an emotional release, that feels good enough to addict.
> I'm trying to spread the "good news" to make people stand up from
> their comfy chair, and do something about it.
> The ideal response should look somewhat like
Insisting that everyone who's doing something about it is wasting their
time, and that doom is inevitable, won't get people to do that. Quite the
> > That's the mental image "disasterbation" is supposed to convey.
> Here is some more high-quality desasterbation:
No, that seems to simply miss the point that the more expensive technology
is creating a disproportionately greater output, thus justifying the cost
per machine. It is specifically not saying that everyone is doomed
regardless of anything we do so we might as well stop trying.
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