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techstepgenr8tion
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01 Jul 2021, 10:18 am

VegetableMan wrote:
We just keep rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic every few years. Sadly, continuing to play this game only strengthens the disease that gave us Trump. And we are strengthening that disease at a frightening pace right now.

Part of the trouble - virtue signaling, effort for returns, is much easier and much more economic than actually doing the work to solve problems. It also causes no fear or hostility at all for those who are mismanaging the system.


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01 Jul 2021, 10:41 am

techstepgenr8tion wrote:
VegetableMan wrote:
We just keep rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic every few years. Sadly, continuing to play this game only strengthens the disease that gave us Trump. And we are strengthening that disease at a frightening pace right now.

Part of the trouble - virtue signaling, effort for returns, is much easier and much more economic than actually doing the work to solve problems. It also causes no fear or hostility at all for those who are mismanaging the system.


Yes. I'd add to that the role of partisan polticis that keep people stuck to supporting a corrupt team, while only calling out the other corrupt team.


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