Dealing with other people’s belief in jinxing

Some people believe that risk management leads to risks being realized, because wishing makes it so. People call it “jinxing it”, because you jinx something by wishing it.

I have discovered an elegant way to abuse this idiocy to only make things you want happen.

As soon as someone plans something you don’t want, jinx it by saying how it could go wrong. Then cancel their plan saying you have already jinxed it.

Now you can have everything your way just by using your words.

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How more USD will create more war

USD and other IMF SDR basket currencies maintain their exchange rates despite excessive supply because there is an excess demand to match.

USD and JPY maintain their excess demand by lending out newly created currency for interest, but only the principal is created initially. And the interest is almost always never created.

The principal is used by the borrower nation to pay for infrastructure and weapons bought from the corporations of the lender nation. These corporations then park these dollars in a way that does not raise prices of common goods. They use means like bonds, and equity in other corporations and in startups to do it (this is how Snapchat fetches billions of dollars in capital).

The interest needed to pay back the original loan creates a perpetual excess demand for the lender’s currency.

The lender uses such an excess demand for their currency, combined with excess supply and the resulting cheap capital of lender’s currency to fund innovation and technology superiority in its local community.

The problem, however, happens when easy money leads to more corruption, more propaganda, unwise movements to make the world more socially-just/progressive/protestant/Catholic, and the eventual drying up of innovative ideas to tap into and create a technological dominance out of.

Once that happens in order to maintain foreign excessive demand for the lender’s currency, the lender nations will have to start selling weapons and even create wars to spend the weapons on.

The world will then go to war with each other, while the local communities of the lender nations will stop breeding thanks to divisive propaganda and unwise ideological indoctrination against sexes, races, and religions.

Corruption will do the rest, by gradually eroding trust in the State to fix problems, and create private alternatives like the Mafia instead. Private gun ownership might help stave off total destruction.

Second law prevails as usual. Without external systems to export entropy to it creates entropy within. In this case, the system is the world.

Linus’ security philosophy applied to puritanism

Linus Torvalds rebuked Linux kernel hardening efforts today for sacrificing availability/accessibility so as to achieve security. He said,

Because without users, your program is pointless, and all the development work you’ve done over decades is pointless.

To quote Steve Yegge,

Accessibility is actually more important than Security because dialing Accessibility to zero means you have no product at all, whereas dialing Security to zero can still get you a reasonably successful product such as the PlayStation Network.

Religious (e.g. fundamentalists), political (e.g. Soviet system) and secular (e.g. social justice activism) puritanism often ends up making normal life impossible in the name of greater purity. So to paraphrase Linus:

Without followers, your ideology is pointless, and the revolution you’ve had over the decades is pointless.

Similarities between AI, biotechnology and the atom bomb

Some months ago, when the bomb was still only a rumour, there was a widespread belief that splitting the atom was merely a problem for the physicists, and that when they had solved it a new and devastating weapon would be within reach of almost everybody. (At any moment, so the rumour went, some lonely lunatic in a laboratory might blow civilisation to smithereens, as easily as touching off a firework.)

… However, it appears from President Truman’s remarks, and various comments that have been made on them, that the bomb is fantastically expensive and that its manufacture demands an enormous industrial effort, such as only three or four countries in the world are capable of making.

George Orwell (19 October 1945)

People say that about AI and biotechnology these days.

It is possible that when the technological hurdles in AI and biotech are finally solved, the details of how to make them will be so painful and boring that no one will even bother to figure it out.

However, every once in a while we are hit with technology that democratizes power into the hands of the many much like guns did. AI could also be that.

Humanity (or at least an intelligent few) would then become conjurers of spirits which amplify the desire to change the world as they saw fit.

My only hope is that a God is born among us because of such pursuits. We will call the God: Immanuel, meaning God is with us.

Christianity & Islam as immune system responses to Judaism

Ibn Khaldun would say Judaism has one of the highest Assabiyah in existence in any religion.

The Jewish tribes can function as a unit even in the absence of global telecommunication while being spread across the globe. Much like how bedouins function across a single desert. But while the bedouins only face the elements in a single desert, the Jews face billions of potentially hostile unconcious minds across the globe.

In the so called “Dark Ages” and even in ancient Rome and divided Arabia, I think both Christianity and Islam arose as a defense against a Jewish invasion of the psyche of the minds of the people. Both religions seem to have taken two paths.

Christianity as engineered by the ancient Romans took the left liberal leaning path some equality and some liberty for all under God.

Islam as engineered by the Arabs took the right conservative path of increasing Assabiyah through constraints on equality and liberty, and total submission under God.

Both pretend to be a Jewish revival. Seems like Christianity won’t be able to survive in the post-industrial low-fertility world with feminist values. But Islam will make it alive. And the Soros led forced migrations seem to be meant towards destroying Christianity.

If global change in political/moral values are understood as primarily a Jewish construct, then the destruction of the various imitation Judaisms seem to be it’s end. Modeling history as a war against imitation Judaisms makes it very easy to understand.

Apologies for being a crackpot. And I don’t think this view is anti-Semitic. To the contrary it is an amazing social phenomena that should be studied.

Reputation Sink

Society needs a Reputation Sink to blame all of it’s ills on. It is not enough that bad things happen but there has to be somebody or a group of people to blame.

This is why inventing phony Reputations Sinks, if none exists, is essential, during conflict or during periods of high uncertainty.

The various deep states and their public relations departments are ideally positioned to create reputation Sinks due to their high social cohesions (see Khaldun)

Ideally, the reputation Sink should possess the opposite qualities from that which the deep state possesses externally.

So the Reputation Sink:

  • Has to be a non-state actor and/or not powerful/rich.
  • Must have an ambiguous means to determine membership: anybody who does public harm can be claimed to be part of the reputation sink.
  • Should be famous or made famous.
  • Should have the opposite values or beliefs to what deep state pretends to have.
  • Should be uneducated.

Example: Notice how a certain Islamic terrorist group claimed ownership of the perpetrator of the Nevada gun shooting when he shot a mostly conservative audience at a country music event. Had no such ownership been claimed the blame would have automatically gone to the progressive faction for being violent against the conservatives. So we should assume the claim to ownership was fabricated by the progressives themselves who through their public relations departments decided to lay blame on the Reputation Sink. Also the debate is also about how all shooters are white because blacks shooting up churches are not covered by the same PR dept. This is an attempt to slowly convert white people into a Reputation Sink now that their fertility rate is lowering. Finally the debate is also about how banning guns will solve the issue when Switzerland does not have mass shootings proportional to their gun ownership percentage, this is an attempt to use all gun ownership as a reputation Sink.

Digression: Sen. Diane Feinsteins Town Hall  in which an immigrant was claiming Deportation Forces are chasing him is now not receiving enough attention. The narrative of the deportation forces ought to  have been the narrative of the week. This leads me to believe the progressive deep state was not expecting the Nevada shooting. It is also possible that a conservative deep state aided paddock in carrying out the shooting.
Other reputation Sinks that have been or are being tried are Russia (notice how hacking elections turned into purchasing Facebook ads), Anonymous (notice how they never ddos progressive websites), China (notice countries neighboring it are being destabilized and all Chinese borders are have “border disputes”), evil science denying white straight male capitalists who cause climate change.

We have to always be at war with the Boogeyman, because without one we will lose hope knowing that evil is random and often without purpose.

Chaos and entropy are the true Boogeymen. This is why I will do whatever it takes to run away from it, except give up my ability to create order: Cosmos.

The Gods of the Copybook Headings

AS I PASS through my incarnations in every age and race,
I make my proper prostrations to the Gods of the Market Place.
Peering through reverent fingers I watch them flourish and fall,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings, I notice, outlast them all.

We were living in trees when they met us. They showed us each in turn
That Water would certainly wet us, as Fire would certainly burn:
But we found them lacking in Uplift, Vision and Breadth of Mind,
So we left them to teach the Gorillas while we followed the March of Mankind.

We moved as the Spirit listed. They never altered their pace,
Being neither cloud nor wind-borne like the Gods of the Market Place,
But they always caught up with our progress, and presently word would come
That a tribe had been wiped off its icefield, or the lights had gone out in Rome.

With the Hopes that our World is built on they were utterly out of touch,
They denied that the Moon was Stilton; they denied she was even Dutch;
They denied that Wishes were Horses; they denied that a Pig had Wings;
So we worshipped the Gods of the Market Who promised these beautiful things.

When the Cambrian measures were forming, They promised perpetual peace.
They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
But when we disarmed They sold us and delivered us bound to our foe,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: “Stick to the Devil you know.”

On the first Feminian Sandstones we were promised the Fuller Life
(Which started by loving our neighbour and ended by loving his wife)
Till our women had no more children and the men lost reason and faith,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: “The Wages of Sin is Death.”

In the Carboniferous Epoch we were promised abundance for all,
By robbing selected Peter to pay for collective Paul;
But, though we had plenty of money, there was nothing our money could buy,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: “If you don’t work you die.”

Then the Gods of the Market tumbled, and their smooth-tongued wizards withdrew
And the hearts of the meanest were humbled and began to believe it was true
That All is not Gold that Glitters, and Two and Two make Four
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings limped up to explain it once more.

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man
There are only four things certain since Social Progress began.
That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire,
And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire;

And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins
When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins,
As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn,
The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!