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Author: Federico
To: dvalin
CC: dng@lists.dyne.org
Subject: Re: [DNG] I'm angry, and I think you guys will understand
Right! In the meantime waiting for the final clash of Gog and Magog.

Best wishes from a non-technical lover of Free Software, lover of True

Federico (from Venezia, Italy)

Il giorno lun 25 mar 2024 alle ore 04:17 Erik Christiansen via Dng <
dng@???> ha scritto:

> On 19.03.24 13:09, Steve Litt wrote:
> > I'm re-learning pre-calculus online, and an advertisement came on
> > saying something like:
> >
> > "Still searching Youtube for math help and finding nothing except
> > videos from 2006?
> >
> > <swearwords class="deleted">
> > </swearwords>
> >
> > OMG, 2006, it's out of warranty!
> Logic error: Expecting rational discourse from 'em, as a norm. ;-)
> Rather than fume at a world which has lost the 1800s-based respect for
> erudition, and active work ethic, I've just sold my home in "the big
> smoke", and moved out to the sticks. TV's not worth watching anyway, and
> a comfortable echo chamber or two on the net is as much communication as
> is needed. Understanding that "It's not me, it's you.", helps with a
> certain Zen detachment, except for the real world stuff - and energy
> diverted to dealing with tangible risk also has a calming effect.
> If atmospheric +52% CO₂ wrt 1780 can lead to 5°C global heating once the
> oceans catch up, as they absorb 93% of the heat load for a while, then a
> modicum of adaptation will minimise discomfort, I figure. The effort
> diverts futile anger at the recklessness of the slow global response to
> certain massive environmental modification of an adverse nature.
> Having just gone off-grid, it matters less to me that we've had high
> voltage power pylons flattened by wind several times already now, before
> the winds really pick up. With 118,000 L of water storage, and no town
> connection, their water pumps are of only academic interest here. A
> septic tank obviates reliance on sewage system pumps 'n stuff. We all
> need schools, hospitals, and at least intermittent food supply, but
> day to day resilience is bound to become an asset - by next decade,
> perhaps?
> The BEV runs on pure fossil free photons; now I need a little BEV farm
> vehicle for fetching firewood, and fence repair. That sweat makes it
> easy to ignore slow learners, not least your bete noir, those ignorant
> of history, filled only with the latest ephemera.
> Anyway, with 2 km² of forest between me and the highway, I prefer to
> listen to the birds, rather than the madding crowd. But that's just me.
> Erik
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