[ExI] Tap tap..Hello? Is this thing on? (Or Zombie Apocalypse!)

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Oct 10 08:19:11 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 01:47:42AM +0100, Anders Sandberg wrote:

> People in most western democracies are sceptical of government
> programs from the wrong side of the aisle. But they rarely fear them
> or go out of the way to obstruct them like in the US. Germans might
> complain loudly against Energiewende and we Swedes had a long

The Energiewende is actually still extremely popular (76% can
imagine to make their own power), despite plenty
of sniper work from the side of the government to discredit it.


tl;dr Energiewende is not a government thing, and it only
happened *despite* the government

> political battle over Löntagarfonder, but it did not reach these
> levels of paranoia. Even a big badly planned healthcare reform is
> not worth this much bile.

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