Beta Culture: The Necessity of Change

Beta Culture: The Necessity of Change December 25, 2013

This is a bit more heated than I’d say the thing …

Burn the Fucking System to the Ground

… but there’s one quote I view as absolutely accurate:

The system is not fixable because it is not broken. It is working, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to give the insiders their royal prerogatives, and to shove the regulations, the laws, and the debt up the asses of everyone else.

I don’t see “burn it to the ground” as a workable solution. This is more a cry of impotent rage — the same thing we did in the 60s that changed pretty much nothing. But I can see this other approach as a real solution:

Step away from the system and do your own thing. Do it so well other people, more and more of them, join in. Do it so well and so long that it becomes the new system — more reasonable, more humane, more fair, more livable.

"Best to you, Mr. Fox, and for your efforts."

Goodbye Patheos—Hank Fox Bows Out
"All the best, Hank! Your thoughts and words have always given me something to ponder."

Goodbye Patheos—Hank Fox Bows Out

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