An actually good metaphor from Moldbug (though I will give him some points for defining Effective Altruism as “Telescopic Philanthropy) the below is about libertarianism
“Software deployments should not be an occasion for bravery”
I cracked up the zoom call
From this post on feeling valid
This one from Reddit, about things that people say are in the bible, but aren’t – particularly this nugget
And this article about the many and varied definitions of hell, which I remember my dad talking about 30 years ago or so (short version, the fire is everlasting, the suffering isn’t – at the end of days the wicked are just erased from existence)
Regarding Covid Lockdowns
Another adage from Michael Malice – meaning war takes it’s own path, not the one you want it to take.
Violence sings it’s own song
From Michael Malice on Lex Fridman
A cynic is a hopeless man who projects his hopelessness onto the world at large.