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when you think this way, you put yourself into a mental cage, you voluntarily constrict your possibilities to avoid a specific type of pain you've experienced in the past. if you see your partner as an extension of yourself, the possibility of them leaving entails an emergency
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load-bearing beliefs tend to be rather sticky, being metastable cognitive attractors; the problem arises when they no longer have the same utility they once did, becoming parasitic psychic constructs, preventing us from seeing the new reality clearly

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our egos, our illusions of a coherent Self, are highly sticky metaframes; pervading everything, they shape every thought, relate all back to this self-concept. this is done for good reason, namely that it's a powerful heuristic & saves energy; but the attractor is hard to escape.
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egos (and make no mistake, that word is I inherently a plural) are myriad in your society of mind; the self driving at any given time is incentivized to believe its the entirety, the full manifestation of the contents of your mind

but this is not so

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thinking about how the sunk cost fallacy is a manifestation of the Buddhist illusion of self, & solution being non-attachment. its caused by scarcity mindset re: time/energy, & ego's desire to protect itself & justify its decisions, garnering further investment from the superego
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USPS Tracking
1. We're not sure it exists.
2. It's arrived.

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"what is 'skin in the game'" for 500, please

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A news source that actually informed us as well as the business press informs the investor class would have to correspond to a truly self-governing citizenry, who have to make daily ongoing decisions in the same way investors do.
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so close. you're SO close to reinventing nobility and noblesse oblige. just a little bit more cmon you're almost there. i know you can do it
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As I've been reading the Financial Times daily for several weeks now, I remain convinced that the business press is the best source of actual information. They don't need to do the work of legitimation -- they presuppose that the nihilistic accumulation of capital is the goal.
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the real joke here is that there's a causal relationship between the two
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This is the best joke about ai. You can’t beat it.
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every communication is inherently a consensual manipulation; by listening on a certain channel one implicitly agrees to be modified by it

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RT @pee_zombie
is it not manipulative to communicate in this way?

of course it is; the real question is in whether manipulation is inherently bad

how else can you transmit a message your counterparty is not currently capable of receiving?

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this is the "good" kind of manipulation: simulating your conversational counterpart's reactions to various formulations of your utterance

every successful communicator does it, w/ varying degrees of conscious awareness, even those that won't admit to it

it's just naive not to
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I think a lot of self help is genuinely rly good and applicable - but imprecisely delivered

*how* you communicate it is just as importan…
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RT @danluu
It's funny how wrong basically every public take about Twitter from the commentary class is, e.g., here's a blue check who's a fellow at a think tank saying that all Twitter needs to do is pay its AWS bills (serving is on prem and most cloud spend is GCP) and it will run itself,

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tiktok is more traditional than whatever else you think the youff should be doing
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Tiktok harkens back to ancient storytelling customs. 500 years ago flautists and drummers would play as she danced and told her tale twitter.com/ycsm1n/status/1594
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93% of Paint Splatters are Valid Perl Programs
mcmillen.dev/sigbovik/

> In this paper, we aim to answer a long-standing open problem in the programming languages community: is it possible to smear paint on the wall without creating valid Perl?

> We answer this question in the affirmative: it is possible to smear paint on the wall without creating a valid Perl program. We employ an empirical approach, using OCR software, which finds that merely 93% of paint splatters parse as valid Perl.

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this mindset is adaptive when there really is no growth possible, only survival

but we're not in the dark age some think we are

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poverty mindset is a double edged sword, a pernicious mindkiller; a barbed wire suit of armor one dons only out of necessity, that becomes excruciatingly painful to remove once the need is past twitter.com/DRMacIver/status/1
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this civilizational scarcity is precisely the antispiral; the belief that only what was possible, will be possible

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fuck the antispiral, all my homies hate the antispiral
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it all comes down to capabilities and the scarcity mindset a lack thereof creates
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Losing my mind realizing that the solution to so many global problems is gatekept by power costs. Too Cheap To Meter Power is the biggest change humanity will see.

Unlocks:
Desalinization
Indoor Crop Production
Carbon Removal
AI
So much more
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