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Well fuck Instagram! Fuck Zuckerberg! Fuck all the mindlords of the internet who, now more than ever, keep poking their noses into the very fabric of our ability to communicate with each other.

This has to stop!

We the People have to fight back — if we lose our voice, our ability to speak freely, we're not going to have a country anymore.

To have any shot at a sane future, we must change things, upend the current internet model, come up with a new way for us humans to talk to each other.

Here’s how:

We birth a counteroffensive . . . launch the Mental Liberation Front (MLF) . . . a global movement of angry, mindfucked people acting out with feral ferocity and all-out civil disobedience against surveillance capitalism.

We go after the mindlords. Mindbomb their platforms, stink bomb their HQs, throw pies in their faces when they venture out, hunt down their lobbyists . . . whatever it takes to bring their surveillance system crashing to the ground.

And then on its ashes, we build a new system, one that doesn't mix communications with commercialism — all signal and no commercial noise. Call it . . .

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Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?

Hamas, at heart, are freedom fighters.

There, I said it. And now I'll probably pay for it.

Because there are boundaries around how we can talk about Oct 7. You can support the Palestinians: yes. But showing any sympathy at all for Hamas, is beyond the pale — you'll get doxxed, cancelled, vilified as an antisemite and worse.

But fuck it, I'll say it anyway: They're freedom fighters!

What these young men actually did on Oct 7 was brutal and barbaric and in many cases impossible to defend. But why they did it, that's easier to understand. When you put a certain kind of person in a chokehold for long enough, they go off in ways you're not going to like. Imagine you — and your people — are fenced in, caged up in an open-air prison for sixteen years. You have no hope, no dignity, no future. You're mowed down by remote-control machine guns if you wander too close to the razor-wire fence. Your daily caloric intake is restricted to near-starvation levels. Your children routinely have suicidal thoughts. And there's no light at the end of this — you're trapped like an animal.

So what do you do? You burst out of your cage with feral ferocity — you're a barbaric terrorist yes, yes, yes — but fuck it, you're a freedom fighter too.

— Kalle Lasn

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Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?

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The ICJ ruling on provisional measures:

- Prevent acts prohibited in the 1948 U.N. genocide convention, including killing Palestinians, causing them serious bodily or mental harm, and “deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part.”

- Prevent and punish statements that constitute incitement to genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.

- Ensure the provision of basic services and humanitarian aid “to address the adverse conditions of life” in Gaza.

- Preserve evidence related to allegations of genocidal acts.

- Report back to the court within one month on its compliance with the orders.

the New Asceticism

When consumer culture collided with the digital environment, something new emerged. Something new but ancient: a plague. Only this one isn’t attacking bodies. It’s attacking minds.

We are all addicts now, with devastating mental-health effects. The only way to break the cycle is by voluntarily taking on the pain of doing without.

Welcome to the New Asceticism.

[PSYCHO]

Smooth apes with brains still wired for scarcity are lurching around in a world of plenty.

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And by plenty, we’re talking overabundance. Wishes instantly fulfilled. More calories within reach than our ancestors could have chased down in a month.

See, life is paradox, and the paradox of plenty is this: You’d think that instantly gratified desires would be a recipe for happiness. But the opposite is true.

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