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asciilifeform: aint even clear to me that there ~was~ an 'amateur hour'. only thing there was , was some unusually baroque buluceala re who gets to 'precious few'
asciilifeform: possibly this was the piece re buluceala in the mosque
asciilifeform: the hypothetical 'complete idiot' has the problem of 'buluceala' in his head. not 'not enough thought'
asciilifeform: re castes, see also http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=buluceala
asciilifeform: also less buluceala ?
mircea_popescu: (note that for the needs of this discussion - i know because grandfather told me is a nec plus ultram of buluceala. it's how people know the earth is flat.)
asciilifeform: buluceala, i will posit, is a Bad Thing, like car wrecks on public thoroughfare, or resistive loss in electric lines.
asciilifeform: possibly there is another way to cut the namespace thing. question is 'does this hierarchical postulate increase or decrease buluceala ?'
asciilifeform: simpler than this, even, usgocracy has no provision for arbitrary cuts. given as anybody arbitrarily excluded from whatever ends up forming interest group, 'pumping his rights', etc. and buluceala.
mircea_popescu: the notion that meritocracy means "EVERY meritous individual" gets a place is buluceala out and out, and has nothing to do with meritocracy. such a socialist rewriting of the concept is an insult to humanity in the first place ; but to sit and wonder why the cardboard cut "in the shape of a car" and with car written on it doesn't take you places... c;mon.
a111: Logged on 2016-05-15 14:37 asciilifeform: the basic unsolvable boojum here is that 'meritocracy' is ultimately a form of buluceala.
asciilifeform: the basic unsolvable boojum here is that 'meritocracy' is ultimately a form of buluceala. ☟︎
mircea_popescu: buluceala ? aha.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: everything is either a complete-algebra or a buluceala pit.
asciilifeform: or you get buluceala and chaos.
asciilifeform: and it would have cured this particular buluceala - it would be obvious who is paying whom for what at all times.
asciilifeform: the whole ~point~, i thought, of bitcoin, is to nuke the buluceala
assbot: 11 results for 'buluceala' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=buluceala
asciilifeform: !s buluceala
assbot: 8 results for 'buluceala' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=buluceala
asciilifeform: !s buluceala
asciilifeform: PeterL: this must be so because if this were not so, we have buluceala.
assbot: 6 results for 'buluceala' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=buluceala
ascii_butugychag: !s buluceala
asciilifeform: 'So, are you whiter than him or darker than him ? If whiter, you go before him, if darker after him. Problem of "who goes first" solved, and inasmuch as it's an irrelevant problem anyway, it doesn't matter how it's solved just as long as it's solved. The Arabs implement this exact solution, which is why I never saw buluceala in their very popular mosques. The Romanians do not implement it, or anything else, and as such bulucea
assbot: 2 results for 'buluceala' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=buluceala
asciilifeform: !s buluceala
asciilifeform: also reminds me of the 'buluceala' article
ascii_butugychag: i'd conjecture that 'africanization' is at its height when the 'food dispenser' ~responds to human buluceala'
ascii_rear: the very sweet lure of zapping 'buluceala'