Listening to Howard always calms me down. So much sanity! (He's a bit frail in this one already, but it's okay.) https://youtu.be/s6ym9B6I3UM
Trying to find a good home for this thing, ideally in Munich, Germany so I don't have to deal with shipping. It's as good as new, very light use for a few months, then packed up and shelved. It deserves to make noise instead. All the bits and bobs are there. And you get some of my patterns for free, a dubious honor I guess. #music #munich
"The magic of eating a hair of the dog which bit you in order to cure hydrophobia is as nothing to the magic involved in the belief that those who have privilege and power will remedy the breakdown they have created. As long as politics is the shadow cast on society by big business, the attenuation of the shadow will not change the substance. The only remedy is new political action based on social interests and realities." - John Dewey, 1931
Turns out something else happened in 1976 that's also pretty awesome. Who knew? https://youtu.be/Hrr3dp7zRQY
Every time I fire up DOOM (the original DOOM mind you) I go "You know, this is actually not half-bad. If graphics never took another step, I'd be okay with this." If I the fire up Quake 2 I go "Wow, that's pretty awesome! If graphics never took another step, I'd be MORE than okay with THIS!" Needless to say, at that point, firing up Unreal or Quake 3 blows my mind so hard that I never get to another game. A few days after this I usually start Baldur's Gate again. I'm totally set, game-wise.
"All definite knowledge—so I should contend—belongs to science; all dogma as to what surpasses definite knowledge belongs to theology. But between theology and science there is a No Man’s Land, exposed to attack from both sides; this No Man’s Land is philosophy." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertrand_Russell
<rant> Alright Debian 11, I've really had it with your shit. Who told you to turn into Windoze and decide for yourself when to install uprades? I thought only the Ubuntu freaks are nuts enough for this, but I guess I was wrong. Or did you finally get overwhelmed by systemd? Maybe you didn't even put this into Debian, maybe it's just systemd that decided to do automated upgrades and you copied that crap right in? I wouldn't be surprised anymore... </rant>
"As long as politics is the shadow cast on society by big business, the attenuation of the shadow will not change the substance." - John Dewey, 1931 (I think) https://www.google.de/books/edition/The_Later_Works_1925_1953/Ms9-Kn022VYC?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=shadow%20cast%20on%20society&pg=PA163
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