Cultural Stupidity: You Can’t Make This Shit Up

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http://rack.2.mshcdn.com/media/ZgkyMDEzLzEyLzAzLzIzL0FtYXpvbkRyb25lLjkzMmVkLnBuZwpwCXRodW1iCTYwMHgzMzgjCmUJanBn/054f4e96/98d/AmazonDrone_Screenshot_5.jpg…You can file this particular rant under the category of Cultural Stupidity.

I cruise around the Internet on a daily basis, occupying my waking hours far more than is healthy or reasonable for any Homo Sapiens. I read an incredible amount of COMPLETE GARBAGE in order to try to sift out a few Nuggets of TRUTH about WTF is going on here as Industrial Civilization spins down the Toilet. It’s a Thankless Task, and few people appreciate the amount of dedication it takes to subject yourself daily to Internet Garbage and Disinfomation in order to make some fucking SENSE out of this Clusterfuck.

What inspires this particular Rant is an Ad that popped up on I think it was Zero Fucking Hedge from Gillete, the Razor Blade people. Did you know it is now possible to buy a fucking SUBSCRIPTION for Gillete Razor Blades and have them delivered to your doorstep weekly? Why buy Razor Blades at Walmart when a Drone will drop them off at the fucking bathroom sink if you open the door to let the Drone in? Fuck the doorstep here, get the damn blades dropped down right next to the fucking Razor and can of Shaving Cream! Why expend all that effort carrying the Razor Blades from the Doorstep to the fucking Bathroom Sink if you don’t have to?…

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3 Responses to Cultural Stupidity: You Can’t Make This Shit Up

  • St. Roy says:

    Great Rant! You captured just about every absurdity imaginable for human life on the planet and weaved it into a very entertaining narrative. I too cruise the Internet for hours daily reading all the shit. I keep thinking I need to go offline for good, but retirement boredom keeps me glued. I need to get another life. Then again, I am anxious to see how NTHE or the great die-off plays out. I have to admit that I am a little impatient to see it get going.

  • RE says:

    Thanks SR! It’s doing pretty good too, 146 Listens in the first 16 hours on Opening Day.

    Podcast with Ugo Bardi & Jim Laughter at 633 Listens in 2 days. 😀

    Far as the Great Die Off getting underway goes, I think Ebola in Africa is a Sign that it already has got going.

    RE

  • St. Roy says:

    RE:

    Agree on Ebola. Per Paul Chefurka, I think the die-off causes in order and number will be:

    1. Pandemic diseases 1B between now and 2020
    2. Violence/wars 500 million between now and 2020 increasing to 2B by 2025
    3. Starvation 3B between now and 2030
    4. Radiation poisoning The rest of humanity with maybe a million of so survivors to 2040
    5. Extinction By 2050 (I am on the fence about whether a few, maybe 100K, will get through the bottleneck

    I am working on a logical refinement of these numbers year-by-year but it’s turning out to be more guesswork than analytical.

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