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I agree that "Where we are today is the result of a people problem" and that "Things never change overnight but change is possible" (but amn't 100% sure about the 'never' there :p).

But, I dunno, to suggest that we should vote instead, or organise for change -- I'm struggling with these responses...
you vote: you most likely vote within a corrupt system; you organise: no offence intended, but I've never seen anything organised that hasnt degenerated into something comparable to what it's replacing -- and even if it could work, it's just one possible solution -- why not be open to the possibility of another possibility i.e. let's *not* just give up with a whimper (or: I dont see any particular reason to see things that way -- YMMV naturally).

The way I see things, they are most likely to change through something grass-roots so long as it involves something outside the box of the current societies' world-view -- seems to me something like that could have a chance.

I'm not even commenting on the topic itself here -- I am very interested in the possibilities presented by the bitcoin protocol, but I just got an itchy typing finger when I read them responses ;-)

Interesting... Still not sure about all the cloud stuff though... I glossed over some of the info, and had a look at MaidSafe, but I still don't really get how you're going to store movies and large amounts of data reliably like that. It just seems like it's a massive amount of data to store.

I've never seen anything organised that hasnt degenerated into something comparable to what it's replacing
-tomos (January 22, 2014, 03:04 PM)
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Yep! It's been observed by students of human behavior.

But the trick is to catch it on the upswing with the hope of living out one's days in the emergent golden age rather than suffer through the current period of decline.

Maybe it won't be beautiful forever - although you never know.

But at least we can say we tried. I'll leave the slaying of future dragons to future generations. I can only take responsibility for dealing with present wrongs. That's all anybody can be expected to deal with.

 8) :Thmbsup:

Stoic Joker:
It's really to bad that our society as a whole is just to chicken shit to try what worked last time
So what did they do?

They told us: Whatever you are most afraid of doing vis-a-vis white people, go do it. Go ahead down to city hall and try to register to vote, even if they say no, even if they take your name down. 

Go ahead sit at that lunch counter. Sue the local school board. All things that most black people would have said back then, without exaggeration, were stark raving insane and would get you killed.

If we do it all together, we'll be okay.

-Martin Luther King

Cynically, I think that one of the reasons it worked before was that they weren't prepared.  Now?  It would be like trying the same sucker punch on the same person.

But... what about bitcloud?  ;D


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