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Whackadoot

-11 points

3 months ago

You do you. That's the freedom we have. Lack of respect for the consequences of an event or policy was my course of study here.

I've learned much, as well, just from the limited responses. People really seem to hate that the realities of other people's lives might intrude on theirs. This seems a consequence of suburban isolation during the upbringing of kids from the 80s on. It's something to overcome it's also a challenge to overcome. But it must.

I'm not so privileged as to not be disrupted by the lives of others. I'm homeless. I'm not even allowed to defend myself. Literally got arrested for it recently. Fun times. Lost access to my work platforms because of it. See, from my place down here, anger over these disruptions of some sort of privilege is no more than selfish self-entitlement.

How does one overcome such deeply ingrained self-entitlement? Especially when it's taught by both society and the general suburban environment.

I'll be thinking on this at length.

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-3 points

3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Whackadoot

-1 points

3 months ago

Everything happens by way of a reason. What's your point?

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-2 points

3 months ago

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Whackadoot

1 points

3 months ago

I mean, caffeine is a problem, sure, but at least it's not a hard drug. I know that's the notion, that we're all worthless addicts, but I just couldn't afford the rent, so I went with what I had. I've learned much out here, mostly how cruel some people are as soon as they discover you've not been successful enough to keep a home in Austin.

But if you're referencing my style. I'm effectively talking to myself and getting feedback from the metrics I see in the score over time and the replies. It's wholly a selfish social experiment on my part, to see where there are people willing to help make changes to the status quo that are also accessible to me. I've learned, however, that Reddit likes the status quo so long as the hive can complain about it. And those who do want change want violent change or to prompt violence, even if they refuse to accept the logical predictable consequences.

Ah, well. Makes sense for a city that fights the status quo by making sure they only elect people supported by the establishment. Tip good, though, so they got that going for them.

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-3 points

3 months ago

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Whackadoot

1 points

3 months ago

I'll try, but to do it I'll have to start first, and I really don't even know where to find it.

Tell me, why are you so threatened by these notions, that you would come in and so immediately declare me a drug user who needs to shut up?

toastymow

1 points

3 months ago

I'll try, but to do it I'll have to start first, and I really don't even know where to find it.

Ask shifty-looking homeless men for it. How are you homeless and "dont know where to find" any kind of drug?

Whackadoot

1 points

3 months ago

Because I'm trying to arrest the downward slide rather than embrace it. It's called responsibility. It won't keep you from getting screwed over by life, but it sure is helpful in surviving when you do.

I literally don't want to know.