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We all face a simple choice, Revolution or the you can already see building around you. Yes at the moment it's a choice... But one or the other is coming... Likely both at the same time if you dither. Ideas for a better outcome please

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To understand why we are in such a mess "Fear of the right feeding right-wing agenda to fight the right that feeds the fear."

Look at your actions of the last 10 years, were is the left?

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Good to look at our use of encryption agen:

At its root is about fear/control, this is why people won’t it.

As it is easy to understand, this is an issue that is fed and feeds right-wing agenda (fear/control).

One's past that first step of unsettling understanding the is some complexity.

Think Chomsky address that better than me youtube.com/watch?v=gUCYoJ8KSF

80% open/trust

20% fear/control

Is a good balance.

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A talk about the current mess youtube.com/watch?v=gUCYoJ8KSF Noam Chomsky - The youth and the mass media's false reality and history

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@hhardy01 @onepict

As you say, the internet is "trust in the open".

The mess is "fear feeding the desire for control".

These are good descriptors of left/right.

You could argue, but I can't see why.

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@hhardy01 @onepict

Let me rephrase this, if the projects don't have open/trust in them, they are NOT left wing. If they have a strong agenda of fear and control in them, then they are clearly right-wing.

Its maybe confusing, but it's simple, and completely obvious, a good thing to see to step away from the current mess.

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Fear of the right feeding right-wing agenda to fight the right that feeds the fear.

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"Decentralized" systems are susceptible to catastrophic failure if every node runs the same software created by a single entity. Open Source doesn't change this. *Social* decentralization and diverse implementations for a protocol provide better resilience and distributed agency.

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@humanetech Just FYI: “ The Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen, Says She Wants to Fix the Company, Not Harm It … ‘If people just hate Facebook more because of what I’ve done, then I’ve failed’ … ‘I don’t hate Facebook,’ she wrote. ‘I love Facebook. I want to save it.’”

wsj.com/articles/facebook-whis

#facebook #whistleblower #FrancesHaugen #BigTech #SurveillanceCapitalism

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portblocking is such a depressing and irritating perspective on security

funding issues. When I have time, going to go through the NGI list from a right/left prospective to put some numbers into the arguments to make them clearer. We need some focus to move away from the current as the funding for the grassroots side of it ramps up and pours down the drain.

Need a new hashtag for this stuff, but it's so obviously crap that never bother to work one out... clearly am not saying you can't get rich from scamming people with buzz words, meany people are, it's called neoliberalism in the mainstream.

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In science, when someone says something is true, you lift the lid and look at the process to see if what they say matches what they do. Science is about doubt, not truth.

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So far, the leading, hard-hitting, gobsmacking front page stories generated by this "unprecedented" collaboration of over 600 journalists, are:

* The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic brought an expensive house
* The King of Jordan bought an expensive house
* The Prime Minister of Pakistan bought an expensive house
* The President of Kenya bought an expensive house
* Swiss Banks help rich clients hide money

My mind is absolutely melted, melted I tell you, by these outrageous claims.

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@witchescauldron you just described economics in general. crypto is like a caricature of the conventional global economy. alternately, pry the public relations lid off any human industry and find nightmare fuel within.

On this cryptocurrency stuff on the surface its a good idea that you likely think you should do. Lift the lid and the is bat crazy crap oozing everywhere. If you don't lift the lid you are the problem, you are the damage, you are bat stir crazy. Food for thought.

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