The good people of the world learned too late that all power is violence, too late to save themselves and the other ones too, but not too late for revenge.

the future is you can "borrow" an ebook from the library but you have to wait because they have a limited number of "copies" to lend and they're all out

Anything that works at all, works like shit. Anything that works perfectly does so for an instant, then flies apart.

children for war, hitler, erdogan 

There are days I have trouble getting into my writing groove, and this is one of them. Used to be, I'd get all angsty about it, but these days I just roll with it and take a little breather when it happens. I'd rather write fifty words a day and enjoy it than force out a thousand and hate every minute of it.

A brief thought: I think we need to take a long step back from "irony" culture.

There's a pattern I see repeatedly where people immersed in "irony" seem to not comprehend that other people actually believe what they're saying, because "irony" dictates that THEY don't believe anything they're saying. It's all a joke; it's just "for the lulz", to score laughs and Internet Points.

Being earnest is a completely foreign concept, and so they assume NOBODY is earnest.

So tell me again how giving the problem to a business that needs to pay it's managers to do powerpoint presentations, make a profit and pay dividends to it's share holders is going to be cheaper and more efficient than running it as publicly owned service. When, if it goes bust, the public have to bail it out because there's no alternative left.

#WeLoveOurNHS , don't destroy it. Schools, Railways, too.

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one sentence autobiography 

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Don’t fucking let the liberals sanitize Ursula K Le Guin’s legacy. She was an anarchist. She opposed capitalism.

Don’t fucking let them

When viewed from the height of a man, Charlemagne, King of the Franks, King of the Lombards, and Emperor of the Romans was magnificent to behold in all his splendor. But, when viewed from the height of a child, all you could see was up his nose.

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Being tired is not a badge of honor. It just means you're tired.

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