Vaguely pol Show more
@debugninja I'll run my own email until my death. Your IP's owner makes a huge difference. GCP is a no go (lol gmail) some smaller VPS provider are pretty ok. My last IP was only blocked by bellsouth and GATech. This Online.net IP has been ok so far.
Star Trek economics Show more
In the 24th century, earth has abundant food and shelter. Money is abolished. People work for prestige and to keep busy. Non-federation worlds use latinum as a hard currency.
On Voyager, there are shortages, so replicator use is rationed via a system of credits. These are exchangeable and fungible. The shortage essentially causes replicator credits to become a form of currency for trade. A market economy emerges out of scarcity.
Star Trek liberalism Show more
For an example of ascendant liberalism, see the reforms on Ferenginar. Democracy is increased. Workers are protected. Women gain increased autonomy. All of this is good for business. Things look generally bright and it is undoubtedly positive.
mountain goats lyricposting Show more
I broke free on a Saturday morning,
I put the pedal to the floor.
Headed north on Mills avenue,
and listened to the engine roar.
My broken house behind me
and good things ahead,
a girl named Cathy wants
a little of my time.
Six cylinders underneath the hood,
crashing and kicking,
aha, listen to the engine whine.
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I was born in the Highlands of Scotland 400 years ago and I am not alone. There are others like me, some good, some evil. For centuries I have battled the forces of darkness, with holy ground my only refuge. I cannot die, unless you take my head, and with it my power. In the end there can be only one. I am Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander 🎵 🎤 Here we are, born to be kings We're the princes of the universe Here we belong, fighting to survive In a w