Kitaab

Beliefs

way 2022-08-17 10:59

%update 2022-09-02 15:25

Presented without comment:

  • specialization is for insects
  • everybody deserves to have their basic needs met: food, water, shelter, clothing, healthcare, electricity, internet
  • nobody is illegal, especially on stolen land
  • trans rights!
  • consciousness is intrinsic to mass; there is something it is like to be an electron
  • suffering is inevitable, unnecessary suffering should be minimized
  • all humans seek to be understood, first and foremost
  • do no harm, take no shit
  • sometimes, violence is necessary
  • there are no non radical futures, either we change the structure of society, or the climate does it for us
  • nobody is coming to save us
  • we can't save everybody, but we must try
  • capitalism is violent
  • billionaires are a symptom of the failure of neoliberalism, not a goal to aspire to
  • art is intrinsically valuable
  • private property was a mistake, the earth belongs to everyone (humans, and non-humans alike)
  • landlords are parasites, housing is a human right
  • some things are worth doing badly
  • intellectual property is a sham
  • food growth creates population growth, not the other way around
  • 12000 years is a much more accurate time line of human history
  • fuck lawns, fuck cars, cities should be designed around people instead of vehicles
  • there is no such thing as an unbiased perspective
  • the police cannot be reformed
  • we are what we do, not what we say
  • “truths” are beliefs that are useful for humans in achieving their desired ends