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mad-scientist and computer programmer looking for something more interesting than most people accept as their future
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    Stop holding up the pyramid
    and the rest will lose their balance

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    gamma     Sat, Nov 19, 2011  Permanent link
    A look at your post always brings the smile on my face. I'll be damned if there isn't some weird logical or physical inconsistency or contradiction there, regarding the fall of the pyramid. What are those poor people going to do down there?
    BenRayfield     Sun, Nov 20, 2011  Permanent link
    At the bottom, as 7 billion equals with nobody being above or below anyone else, we could organize society this way:

    But I changed my mind about stop holding up the pyramid, since theres a much easier way and a smoother transition that more people can understand and agree to. Just the ability to stop holding up the pyramid is enough to get things started. Instead, we create the Politician Impeach Switch:

    "Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting." —Sun Tzu
    gamma     Mon, Nov 21, 2011  Permanent link
    Long time ago, my friend from high school told me that I cannot be above other people. Instead, I can be next to them or besides them. I adopted this way of thinking, except in the case of perceptual scale of clarity (a "high" on its own) that varies from time to time. Clear perception would place me in a different perspective.

    I do want to live differently. Without fear, perhaps. I am inspired by the career search mostly and I include the social disorder in my behavior regularly. I guess that WE should distinguish ourselves as an interlinked group first. The interlinking makes the new shape of things.