It's a Business Funk 2 sort of day: http://datassette.net/content/datashat-businessfunk2.mp3
today's thought: we could wake up tomorrow in an industry with completely just working conditions and many people in it would still be miserable because they are laboring under definitions of success that drive them to emulate lottery winners and blame themselves when they don't also win.
(these struggles are orthogonal; we should still fight for just working conditions.)
Watching Nathan Barley for the first time in 2019 is depressing. Nothing has changed in a decade and a half. Only now are people getting past the whole disillusioned individualism and realizing collective action is needed to fight against how alienating late capitalism is. It took fucking 15 years for people to get to this point of even beginning to reckon with this. We're so fucked.
@radicalrobit its very normal that the breadth of modern discourse is a deep focus on an election every 4 years that essentially has no net gain on the people who vote in it and is the only mainframe we will allow as a country to talk about politics and the second it stops existing we dont talk about politics in any meaningful way. very normal country
*me, every single day* whats going on, did i miss something, is something going on, did a thing happen, did uhhh, what happened, seems like there was some kind of thing, was there a user involved, did a User do something bad, which User was it, let me see what they did, was it Funny, was the User doing something that was stupid and/or bad and funny, let me find who they are, let's take a look at their profi--- oh RIGHT thats why i dont know whats going on, i blocked them about a year ago
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