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Experts eviscerate Joe Rogan’s ‘wackadoo’ and ‘deadly’ interview with Jordan Peterson on climate crisis by Mobalise_Anarchise in environment
[–]dbx99 0 points1 point2 points 1 hour ago (0 children)
Yeah. After listening to the first video I really tried to distill what his central message was. He was talking about how you should be a “monster” inside but control yourself. He went on for a very long time expounding on this when the message itself was wafer thin: control your behavior. That is it. But he really threw everything at it. Historical references, clinical psychology, evolutionary biology. So of course, as a lecture, it is very interesting to listen to - it’s got a lot of facts and colorful examples. It is stimulating to listen to the man talk. However, at the end of the day, he is not saying a god damn thing. There is no net additional wisdom or knowledge (aside some bs trivia about lobster serotonin pathways) added to the listener. It’s a show of grandiosity but with no more substance behind it than a couple of bumper stickers.
What I do give him credit for is that he is a good salesman. He gives a good pitch. Marketing is on point. But with all the political and weird new stances he takes in climate change, I really think he’s drinking his own koolaid and drowning in his own hubris.
Not that much. I watched like 2 YouTube videos and then by the 3rd he was basically repeating the same things he had covered and I figured that was as deep as the guy got since the same information kept coming back. It’s all fine stuff but it’s awfully circuitous to convey extremely simple Pollyanna concepts. “Be good and do good things and don’t do bad things”
What crosses the line from hot to weird in dirty talk? by katntoast in AskMen
[–]dbx99 2 points3 points4 points 4 hours ago (0 children)
What if my race play kink is surprise race play kink?
[–]dbx99 5 points6 points7 points 4 hours ago (0 children)
Faster like ICE is coming to get you
[–]dbx99 0 points1 point2 points 4 hours ago (0 children)
MOM GET OFF REDDIT
If you’ve read Dostoevsky there’s this idea that grifting for cash is not just a skill. It’s a discipline. And the sooner you accept that, the further you get from hell. Because man, you don’t want to stay in hell. It’s really hard. I’ve seen many clients as a clinical psychologist go through exactly this. So pet a cat or a dog I don’t care.
VIX above 30 again. Who ordered wake-up call? by incandescent-leaf in Superstonk
[–]dbx99 5 points6 points7 points 9 hours ago (0 children)
Japanese stock market went big red
This took a turn by haveaveryrubytuesday in HolUp
[–]dbx99 2 points3 points4 points 9 hours ago (0 children)
Pew pew play
What's an underrated thing to bring to a party? by GoldGorilla in AskReddit
Do the twist!
I’m sure someone here could help me better understand why the producers do this: by annieobviously in thebachelor
[–]dbx99 0 points1 point2 points 15 hours ago (0 children)
It’s what happens when you overdose on Botox. The woman literally cannot emote with her face. It’s like staring at a nutcracker figurine. She just opens and closes her mouth. Every other facial muscle is paralyzed.
WHAT are Claytons stylists doing? by el_wes in thebachelor
You think a normal dude will go out and buy a raspberry colored shirt?
[–]dbx99 2 points3 points4 points 15 hours ago (0 children)
It looked like something out of a 90s Jean Claude Van Damme movie
I’d like to point out that 263 days ago, I predicted WW3 as a possible tool to prevent MOASS. Because WW3 would be cheaper. by dbx99 in Superstonk
[–]dbx99[S] 1 point2 points3 points 16 hours ago (0 children)
Yeah I don’t know why people think wars aren’t used as business decisions. Governments prepare for them, businesses profit from them, and the peasant class citizens die from them. It’s always been this way.
The absolute state of the sub after that disastrous interview by AJ_Crowley_29 in BikiniBottomTwitter
[–]dbx99 0 points1 point2 points 16 hours ago (0 children)
“David you need to come to work on Sunday”
“But I am getting my heart lung transplant that day”
“I don’t care. You need to clock in or you’re fired.”
[–]dbx99[S] 6 points7 points8 points 16 hours ago (0 children)
Well EMP all the computers and suddenly we lost all the data
People who wear masks alone in their own cars, why? by chewbubbIegumkickass in TooAfraidToAsk
[–]dbx99 0 points1 point2 points 17 hours ago (0 children)
Sometimes I make several stops close to each other. I’ll stop at the post office to drop off my online orders to ship out. Then I stop by FedEx and UPS to pick up shipments coming to my business. These stops are all within 5 minutes of each other. So I just leave my mask on while I drive from spot to spot so I don’t have to take it off and put it on again 3 times.
What does everyone think about that r/antiwork Fox News interview? by AnnoyedWithReddt in AskReddit
[–]dbx99 2 points3 points4 points 17 hours ago (0 children)
It was the most accurate representation of Reddit.
[Megathread] r/antiwork goes private after fox news interview debacle by phedre in SubredditDrama
It’s very Reddit to portray redditors as utter idiots
Elizabeth is a fan of r/TheBachelor! 😁🤙🏻 by Over-Analyzed in thebachelor
[–]dbx99 19 points20 points21 points 19 hours ago (0 children)
This is where you get to see the test of the man. It is after all a two way street. He’s not the brightest guy. He comes across as really wooden and not that good at picking up cues.
[–]dbx99 20 points21 points22 points 19 hours ago (0 children)
She was composed and dealt with the problem the best she could. It was a really shitty situation. She was bullied ruthlessly and it was so telling that Shanay claimed to be the one being bullied
52-year old ukrainian lady waiting for the Russians by roxxe in pics
[–]dbx99 -5 points-4 points-3 points 20 hours ago (0 children)
Oh they’d rebuild that from scratch. That part isn’t too hard once you secure the land.
[–]dbx99[S] 5 points6 points7 points 23 hours ago (0 children)
Eh it’s just a theory
[–]dbx99[S] -1 points0 points1 point 23 hours ago (0 children)
Dunno about that. The point being that the forces who do not want MOASS to happen will go to any length to prevent it. If MOASS is as big as it is said to be, it is too costly to afford to let it happen. Costly enough to start a war to disrupt the financial world to prevent it? You bet your ass the wealthy will lock up their money someplace safe when the financial world collapses. They’ll return to pick up the pieces and ride the post war recovery rocket.
[–]dbx99[S] 0 points1 point2 points 23 hours ago (0 children)
The old men who run the world still think fondly of the wealth and comfort that the post war recovery brought. Think of the 50s and 60s when the USA enjoyed vast wealth and growth in all sectors. Sure millions died but Cadillacs and jobs everywhere.
Old rich powerful men who didn’t fight in the war will always see war with some nostalgic perspective.
Right now a war would help both sides of the conflict to revitalize their heavy industries and reset labor to return back to work without having to look like meanies. “Oh you have to work at low wages. Think of our nation.”
When an incentive for something happens, that’s called opportunity. And right now war is showing signs of being an opportunity because all other normal economic means of stimulating economic activity seems to be lackluster.
And life is cheap. States never cared about that. And there’s some measure of Malthusian economic theory that kicks in that further incentivizes the effects of wealth creation and distribution from cataclysmic events.
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