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FTN 431 clip

Original episode here. I can’t even remember why I wanted to highlight this clip in particular, it’s been on my list for a month. https://odysee.com/$/embed/Dan-Price—Raising-wages-rising-profits/828513ab66517cf6262ebce82adda6963d5f3e20?r=8jAWpx7U1g2zDvaWEQYQeBAmCk2rYeqW Since I’m here anyway, I’ll respond to something Jazznds said in a different episode: The … Continue reading

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Boomer irony vs. Gen Z irony

The Boomer kind is when you lack cognitive dissonance because you lack self-awareness, the Gen Z kind is when you’re signaling that you can handle a lot of cognitive dissonance because you grew up in a hellish world full of … Continue reading

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An unexpected benefit of associative horizon

I am the undisputed world champion of distracting children. My kids are still playing the Duplo world AP helped them make yesterday. They have been happily and quietly been playing it for hours between yesterday and today…it is wonderful My … Continue reading

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Decoy!

Took a couple of months, but I thought of a good word for this. So now when I’m trying to quickly express that Trump was a fake and gay diversion, I can refer to him as a decoy. Other good … Continue reading

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Retrospective on 2021 goals to date

The primary takeaway is, if you’re trying to balance goals to achieve more than one at once, you have to set explicit priorities on them. The 4.0 GPA goal has been eating the others. I wasn’t expecting it to push … Continue reading

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Some analysis of compulsive corporate talk

(Adds to: Lineage comparisons as aristocratic trust-building exercise) This is going to be partially a rant about how the upper-middle class refuse to make explicit distinctions between things when they’re talking.It’s the opposite of straight talk. Literally everything is communicated by … Continue reading

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Question for you parental types

If all goes according to my perfect plan that can’t go wrong, I’ll be having my first child at approximately the worst time in American history, circa 2026-2027. This changes a person’s priorities, so that you can’t go around suicide … Continue reading

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Owl react to my essay on 2020 being the death of classical liberalism

(Responding to this.) Profound and poeticThe true mark of an insight that hits the markI agree with you about how perceptions dramatically changed, with the caveat that a large percentage are aggressively choosing not to see and still think things … Continue reading

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Update on weird octopus dream

Context: https://aeolipera.wordpress.com/2021/05/30/poplism-or-how-to-do-the-treestump-life-correctly-if-you-insist-on-doing-that-despite-my-moralizing-against-it/#comment-50114 So I spent a month this summer helping my parents with projects around their new property. They’re trying to build a house, etc., so they can live there. At least until they get bored and find another way … Continue reading

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Local man rants at owl re: inventory management, end of world

I was thinking about inventory management yesterday.There’s a stigma about salesmen because we live in a low-trust society.Back when I was calling on factories, 80% of the people there would have supported a ban on all soliciting, period, and done … Continue reading

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