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mp_en_viaje: the theory went that bitcoin corrupts the fiatards, yet somehow magically everyone's pete_dushenski now, so fascinatingly seductive's his empty nothingness to the postmodern mind or what the fuck on wheels' goin' on!
asciilifeform: where it corrupts quotes, ellipsis, longstrokes, into uniturds
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: possibly in the orig 'bitcoin corrupts'(tm) thread ?
a111: Logged on 2018-10-26 17:04 mircea_popescu: in short, because this winding discussion risks overwhelming buffers, the salient points are a) that i'm not ready to go to war over serpent, it's a meh-maybe item ; b) that building our spearheads around items we're not willing to die for may be how the converse of http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=bitcoin+corrupts altogether.
mircea_popescu: in short, because this winding discussion risks overwhelming buffers, the salient points are a) that i'm not ready to go to war over serpent, it's a meh-maybe item ; b) that building our spearheads around items we're not willing to die for may be how the converse of http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=bitcoin+corrupts altogether. ☟︎
a111: Logged on 2018-05-22 20:59 mircea_popescu: well, do you then see how this is the only available blade of "fiat corrupts" for the empire ? dull and small as it is, it's their mangy goat, one and only.
asciilifeform: so , granted bitcoin corrupts, like mercury reacts with aluminum, but observe that despite mercury being plentiful on planet3, aluminum airplanes still fly
mircea_popescu: this is how the republic corrupts, in that once it's on the table, every man is now compelled to make a choice, and the other choice is incompatible with intelligence.
mircea_popescu: well, do you then see how this is the only available blade of "fiat corrupts" for the empire ? dull and small as it is, it's their mangy goat, one and only. ☟︎
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform, do you understand how the "bitcoin corrupts" portion of republican ideology works ?
zx2c4: and you think that since you've "thought your way out" of the paradigm, you're a threat and so the government has an interest in having people avoid you? kill socrates because he corrupts the young?
ben_vulpes: asciilifeform: "bitcoin corrupts"!
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-04-21#1804343 << blocks are immutable by implementations ; this is both the source of the observation that "bitcoin corrupts absolutely", ie, it is superlative to anything the usg can come up with ; and the whole fucking point of the protocol in the first place. can trust evil people to do your shit, because bitcoin promises it will enforce upon them the dilemma "either be ENTIRELY impotent, or els ☝︎
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-04-19#1802873 << bitcoin corrupts universally. ☝︎
mp_en_viaje: but hey, the fantasy that it works for them is a large part of why bitcoin corrupts so well.
mircea_popescu: (because unearned "income" corrupts, fundamentally. notice the torrents of "let's make sure we're worthy of manna from heavens" supposed "legislation" in the past decades.)
mircea_popescu: anyway. it is a plain example of "bitcoin corrupts" at work.
mircea_popescu: also re the "maggots will find a way", the tmsr point is subtler than that : a) yes they will but b) let it be the intake manifold and c) make sure the machine corrupts them into humanity.
mircea_popescu: divinity -- corrupts. everything else, is corrupted.
a111: Logged on 2017-07-20 20:06 mircea_popescu: the proposition that we'd end up with a sort of uci-as-nsa and l1-as-subtstitute-for-dnc is very much the proposition that, "you know what ? inca also corrupts"
mircea_popescu: the proposition that we'd end up with a sort of uci-as-nsa and l1-as-subtstitute-for-dnc is very much the proposition that, "you know what ? inca also corrupts" ☟︎
asciilifeform: and yes bitcoin 'corrupts' like forest fire burns.
mircea_popescu: and this is my point here : yes, bitcoin corrupts. i mean specific things by this term of art, they're in the logs.
mircea_popescu: bitcoin. it corrupts.
mircea_popescu: related to the discussion of how "bitcoin corrupts".
adlai: premature optimization corrupts absolutely?
mircea_popescu: anyway. i don't buy into this "people good but evil govenrment corrupts". as near as i can see, "people suck and government does the best it can, as their product."
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-06-09#1479194 << check it out selection js corrupts! ☝︎
mircea_popescu: much like the "bitcoin corrupts" argument - harem heals. if you actually get one, you can't be "yourself".
mircea_popescu: check it out asciilifeform the 1300s chinese novel even has the "bitcoin corrupts" doctrine. "obviously he was a bro, and all bros of the world should join the rebel army".
mircea_popescu: anyway, yet another thing bitcoin corrupts irretrievably. "wtf this secret job has no public log ? a fie upon you!"
mircea_popescu: #b-a corrupts deeper than anything aforeseen.
mircea_popescu: this is why "power corrupts", incidentally.
trinque: and that's what corrupts the intermediate-step approach, it seems?
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely on Trilema - A blog by Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely>; February 2013 on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/02>
mats: mp corrupts
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely on Trilema - A blog by Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely>; February 2013 on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/02>
assbot: PROTO-GERMANIC & INDO-EUROPEAN STUDIES: "POWER TENDS TO CORRUPT & ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY" : THE US GOVERNMENT UNLAWFUL EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION LAWS WHERE OUR TRAITOROUS, WICKED CONGRESS (SAVE A FEW LIKE RON PAUL, AL FRANKEN, DENNIS KUCINICH) HAVE MADE THEMSELVES GODS OVER US. ... ( http://bit.ly/1CCmNbe )
mircea_popescu: cazalla if memory corrupts then yes, on anything.
mircea_popescu: it is not true that money and wealth is "wrong" or "corrupts", as the fucking protestants would have you believe. it is not true that appetite or expansion are evil, as the puritans would hae you believe.
Naphex: if anything corrupts the main chain, the spv will pick it up
asciilifeform: moral2: 'crashes as response to unexpected inputs - incl. lack of input - are ok' attitude is a plague that corrupts everything it touches.
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao/>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao/>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
Mats_cd03: today, i learned Windows will never use the first mb of physical memory for anything, because buggy firmware corrupts it so often
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao/>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
mircea_popescu: princessnell "Visions receive more attention than game plans. We know we want to “decentralize,” at least. Growing pains notwithstanding, the old ways simply will not do. Power corrupts, we are reminded from birth. The worst get on top, fewer learn later. Men are not angels but too many of them still run the world. No, our doomed synthetic seraphocracy must go." your prose needs better ligature.
gribble: Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; The discreet escort, or how Bitcoin makes prostitution ... - Trilema: <http://trilema.com/2014/the-discreet-escort-or-how-bitcoin-makes-prostitution-unprosecutable/>; Iunie 2013 pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/06>
BingoBoingo: ;;google site:trilema.com perfect money corrupts absolutely
gribble: i guess we get 2 see how power corrupts:-D:-D:-D
nubbins`: ;;aol i guess we get to see how power corrupts
nubbins`: ;;aol i guess we get to see how power corrupts
mircea_popescu: i guess we get to see how power corrupts
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; Februarie 2013 pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/2013/02>
ThickAsThieves: it's hard to battle idiocy on tv, it corrupts through the nature of its questioning alone
truffles: one need not look further than a forum or chatroom to see that power corrupts
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
mircea_popescu: which is unnatural, to the point it corrupts dogs.
ozbot: Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.
mircea_popescu: http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/#comment-94017
BingoBoingo: The Buttcoin will probably go down in history with the Bitcoin Pizza http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/ I imagine fresh buttcoins are probably down to 0.01-0.05 BTC
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
gribble: They really are Buttcoins nao pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/they-really-are-buttcoins-nao>; Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; Bitcoin pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.: <http://trilema.com/category/bitcoin/>
gribble: Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/>; A compedium of compressed Bitcoin points pe Trilema - Un blog de ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/a-compedium-of-compressed-bitcoin-points/>; I state problems, I receive solutions. A happiness is me. pe Trilema ...: <http://trilema.com/2013/i-state- (1 more message)
ozbot: Perfect money corrupts absolutely pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu.
mircea_popescu: http://polimedia.us/trilema/2013/perfect-money-corrupts-absolutely/