"All that matters is this: for everyone who gets purged for a slight infraction, there are dozens who learn from this example never to stand up to the ideology, dozens who learn that they can attack with impunity if they use the ideology to do it..."
"The Restaurant of Order Mistakes" hires people with Dementia in Japan. Fascinating how (American?) people hate it from both sides: disgust at elevating incompetence, outrage that victims are made a spectacle. (see comments). http://www.spoon-tamago.com/2017/06/05/the-restaurant-of-order-mistakes-employs-waiters-with-dementia/
"A Hegelian solution is quite simple though — to incentivize the production and distribution as the definition of wealth, rather than it being the result of a transaction. Capitalists see production as being easy, but distribution as being hard. Socialists see distribution as being easy, but production as being hard. This is the grievance both sides have with each other, and here is how to fix it." https://hackernoon.com/wealth-a-new-era-of-economics-ce8acd785441
Companies need users, and then they need revenue; this leads to classic bait-and-switch SaaS model that undermines user privacy, user-product alignment, and other issues. Shareware was a financial model that seemed to preserve trust and alignment over the long run. Are there any other models that work/worked?
In what ways do the left and right political wings NEED each other?
For example: the right needs the left as a common enemy so the Christian factions don't turn on each other. The left needs the right as a common enemy so the SJWs don't turn on each other.
Are there other ways in which they need each other?
Local-First Software (I like this philosophy+tech coupling a lot) https://www.inkandswitch.com/local-first.html
Software engineer, maker, architect at Mainframe (making the decentralized web3 technology stack easier for devs)
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