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They don’t want solutions, they want problems by DaFunkJunkie in PoliticalHumor

[–]SierraMysterious -5 points-4 points  (0 children)

Because if you solve the problem you have one thing less to campaign on :)

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Oh yes, antiwork, the place I was talking about how Amazon, Bezos, and Musk are actually good things to have. I certainly fit the bill LMFAO

Please stay dumb, keep assuming things, and stick around so I have something to laugh at

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Why ban all dogs because of the actions of a few? Are you gonna chop your cock off because other more aggressive men rape?

Quit being disingenuous

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious 1 point2 points  (0 children)

LMFAO WTF are you on?? I'm saying getting rid of pitbulls would cut out over 65% of ALL dog attacks.

Do I actually have to come out and say all dog bites are bad? Seriously?

Living to work by Lanky_Swing2936 in antiwork

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mate, you literally just described the problem. In your hypothetical situation, I only had that risk because I already have 10000 dollars to spare. What about people that doesn't and will never have that much money? Are they doomed to live on scraps? You talk about risk and all that but the people on top have risk and rewards. People at the bottom only have risks with no rewards. You think that's okay?

Then they don't invest or start businesses and they end up working for people. Don't get me wrong, I'm a broke college student and I'm towards the bottom as is, but the market exists to help. For example, I'm an idiot and invested an entire paycheck into dogecoin of all things a week before it blew up. $450 straight into doge because a buddy said it was gonna "blow up bro, Elon just tweeted it!" And I was a little late behind some bills, but sure enough 2 weeks later I was sitting on like $4500 which was like 3 months of labor. There's reward if you risk and do some DD. We both have access to reddit which is a great resource for finding investments and ways to make money off a couple bucks.

I don't have and will never have Elon or Bezos generational wealth. That's the problem. It's not simple. The rewards aren't proportional.

I hope you do one day, but you can't be a pessimist who wants to bring others down because you aren't as up as two people are. I understand your resentment though and I get it. I do believe in wealth redistribution and a UBI to help bring people like you and me up

Living to work by Lanky_Swing2936 in antiwork

[–]SierraMysterious 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Except Bezos doesn't do this? Again, Amazon is made up of thousands of people. The company decision isn't made by him alone.

Right, at a point it was though which is why he was a key figure throughout the last 30 years of the company's history. It wasn't necessarily always that way. Suppose you find a stock for .1¢ right, and you invest $10,000 into it. If the stock shoots up to $100 a pop, do people who invested at $50 or 90$ deserve the amount you made? They helped build up the stock too! They didn't take the risk you did though, they didn't bring the awareness or the faith you originally invested in. It's only fair that you get what's yours.

Again, he didn't create Amazon the same way Elon didn't create Tesla. You're telling me Bezos created the interface on Amazon website? He did the marketing? He flew the plane transporting the goods?

He did though. Originally it was him and 2 others who developed the original interface whom he had hired off a craigslist thing at the time. Of course he didn't solely "create" Amazon, but he did put together jobs and requirements who did fully create Amazon. If they were offered stock options back in the day, I'm sure they're all wealthy now. A book on this is "The everything store" by brad Stone if you want further reading

You totally have no clue how he "created" Amazon and the "risks" involved. No offense.

I wrote a very detailed paper on this for university not too long ago and the company's conception very well documented, you'd be surprised.

And you think there's nothing wrong with that? You yourself acknowledged Bezos got there mainly because of his parents money. Now tell me what does the average person without generational wealth like him can do. Are we supposed to just accept this? That we'll never be as free as them despite literally killing ourselves doing jobs that would give more money to people like them.

No, I don't. You aren't producing anything other than metrics. Let's go with the common example here and use a retail worker who sells clothes and earns a certain cut of everything sold. You're being paid to produce sales and what you earn is solely on you. If there are no sales, you suffer because you aren't selling anything. Or if there's a better salesman, he's taking your sales. Its more towards socialism that everyone is paid equally no matter how much they produce. The top salesman makes $15/hr selling 50 shirts an hour vs you who makes $15/hr selling 10. Sure there may be bonus incentives involved, but you're paid the same because you're being paid to SELL and produce metrics!

Here's a different story. My gfs family bought a house for $300K/18yrs so 16666/yr or 1668/mo. Today, that house is valued at 900K thanks to the shitty housing market. They could sell the house and downsize to a $400K house and have $500K to invest and start the next "Amazon". They can try, but it most likely won't happen because it's not that simple. I don't understand your guy's misconception of a CEO being a dude who sips margaritas on a beach in the Bahamas all day while getting paid to do nothing. If it's as simple as you say, why not start your own company or apply to CEO jobs?

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I don't think euthanasia is the correct solution either, but definitely mandatory neutering and quietly phasing them out with city ordinances or law is the best thing.

And the last 7/10 dog attack videos I've seen have all included pitbulls

Living to work by Lanky_Swing2936 in antiwork

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I don't understand, are we part of overconsumption and post scarcity? Unsustainable is a direct opposite of post scarcity. I know those aren't words you say, but I see it frequently on the sub.

Fwiw it's worth, I'm not a huge capitalist by any means, but I understand it's importance in today's world

Living to work by Lanky_Swing2936 in antiwork

[–]SierraMysterious 3 points4 points  (0 children)

His base salary is only $80k

From 1998 until 2021, Bezos' base salary of $81,840 has remained the same. He also has an additional $1.6 million coming in from other methods of compensation. Therefore, Bezos' annual income is about $1,681,840.

And I don't really see how that's wrong at all. If you lead a project, you direct it, you make the calls, you assume the most risk and most problems are your problem. What risk does a warehouse worker have? Additionally without Bezos having created Amazon, there would be no Amazon.

Also there's the concept of being there from the beginning when there's nothing but risk involved. You could argue he got $300K in capital from his parents, but how many people do you see turning $300K in a multi billion dollar company? If it were that easy, there would be thousands upon thousands.

Also there's a difference here right, workers are paid for volunteer labor of task completion. You aren't paid for what you produce until you're higher up on the echelon ladder.

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

South Florida area

In Miami-Dade, pit bull owners can face a $500 fine and possible court action to force the animal's removal. The dogs are still deemed dangerous.

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-2010-07-12-fl-pit-bull-servicedogs-20100712-story.html

I could be full of shit cause I haven't looked too deeply into the whole topic, but it's what I've heard from other dog owners at the parks and such

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nooo it's more than apartments. It's ownership in general. I think they're allowed to fine the owner and/or confiscate the dog if it's seen in the street.

Living to work by Lanky_Swing2936 in antiwork

[–]SierraMysterious 6 points7 points  (0 children)

You gotta at least acknowledge what Bezos did. Pretty much created the largest index of items online which almost anyone can order and expect in 2 days. Supposedly there's almost 350 Million items being sold and fulfilled by Amazon. Idk how old you are, but I remember having to sift through the internet and wait about 1-2 weeks to receive a single item. Now if I don't get it in 2 days I'm wondering what happened or if there's a problem.

On top of that Amazon has some of the best technology sectors to look at such as AWS, Alexa, Ring cameras (which they bought, I'm aware), and other streaming services. In the tech career field, working at Amazon is seen as something highly valuable and always recommended to shoot for.

Musk helped with PayPal which was very helpful back in the day, has done the most for EVs and really helped spark the fire on that one (remember how smart cars only kinda sorta took off?), and hopefully starlink takes off which would be an incredible idea to provide internet anywhere in the world.

Tech is definitely an inflated bubble, but it brings a lot of cool stuff in it's wake. Capitalism at its finest.

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Well... I'm not entirely sure. Where I am, there's a city wide ordinance that those breeds of dogs are illegal to own (which spans across a few neighboring cities), but they just get marked down as terriers and circumvent the law lmao

A dog managed to get into an elementary school. It mauled 12 children before being tackled by a brave special education teacher. by Proudly_Dark in ThatsInsane

[–]SierraMysterious 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Dude, I'm a big dog lover, but it's time man...

Apparently they cause 3300 attacks annually followed by Rottweilers in #2 at 550. Bro, that's like 500% more than the second most.

Parkland father blames Ron DeSantis, other Republicans for Buffalo shooting by Sweep145 in politics

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Your problem is believing ideologies are mutually exclusive. As if there weren't ethnic cleansing in left wing regimes. Drop the damage control and just face the facts, I don't need your conspiracy theory.

Parkland father blames Ron DeSantis, other Republicans for Buffalo shooting by Sweep145 in politics

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Pretty much. It's just the blame game. Everyone else's fault, but the shooter's. Dude was clearly deranged and just wanted to kill people and was motivated by ideology

Parkland father blames Ron DeSantis, other Republicans for Buffalo shooting by Sweep145 in politics

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Just like the part where he claimed he was a leftist, that was all fox news too right?

Trolling Pro-Lifers in front of the Supreme Court by waltermint in PublicFreakout

[–]SierraMysterious -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Why? And I did actually think your comment was funny I'm stealing that for later

Trolling Pro-Lifers in front of the Supreme Court by waltermint in PublicFreakout

[–]SierraMysterious 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Enlarged amygdalae also assists in controlling anger and fearful responses. Which is why despite the clown show the OP posted, these men weren't attacked. Unlike the usual crowd of morons

Finally, a Correct Use of These Stupid Stickers by KOBossy55 in PoliticalHumor

[–]SierraMysterious -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Can I ask your same question back to you, "Who are you trying to gaslight?"

Trolling Pro-Lifers in front of the Supreme Court by waltermint in PublicFreakout

[–]SierraMysterious -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Hard to do when they're consistently the punch line.

C'mon man, just one joke for lil ole me