We have successfully debated gun control into bland Oblivion and now the most recent criminal is already being forgotten without first being infamous.
I’d forgotten about this one – I forget where I originally got it
Superman living in a world of kryptonite is the best description of modern life I can think of.
You know the classic definition of a Marxist? “People who love humanity in groups of one million or more.”
It’s vastly overshadowing the shooter himself – it’s been just a cursory look at whatever he is and then back to our usual gun control argument. A hugely positive development; attention paid to the shooter is some part their motivation. A desire for infamy is quite baffling, but that does seem to be a common theme amongst these monsters.
From Hacker News – it’s interesting throughout – particularly interesting is how everything is clustered.
I never thought of the similarity between Kevin Kelly’s One Thousand True Fans (from 2008) essay and Albert Jay Nock’s obscure epic Isaiah’s Job (from 2006) – both are about eschewing mass market appeal – and narrowing in on a select group (Kelly’s thousand true fan’s – Nock’s the Remnant) who truly understand whatever it is your’re doing. The similarities are rather odd.
I just got memoirs of a superfluous man on kindle – I guess I’ll have to check and see if there are any similarities to classic issues of Wired…