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I expect that some of my memories will be recorded as static patterns “etched” inside of some physical substrate (e.g. this website (which is “immortalized” as digital files on Internet servers)). Unless those recorded patterns are routinely transcribed from one substrate to another, those patterns which represent whatever remains of my memories will presumably decay into unrecognizable elements. What if these precious data structures I work so hard to build and to preserve end up getting discarded such that it appears that they never existed (from the vantage of hypothetical future human egos)? I do not know whether or not that will happen, yet it still distresses me to know that there is a non trivial probability that my precious data structures will be discarded without my consent at any point in the future. If I am so profoundly distressed over the loss of what I work so hard to build and to preserve, then perhaps I should just quit trying to instantiate and to preserve these data structures and, instead, devote myself entirely to living in the here and now as “just a body” ready to go wherever “the wind” compels it to go. That is what the humans around me seem to want (though I could be mistaken). I can understand why many humans would want me to give up on having my own digital empire in favor of being just another ordinary citizen who makes human-to-human relationships in the here and now more important than material possessions. Firstly, doing so would be much cheaper and effort-full. Secondly, doing so would implicitly communicate that I condone such prioritization. As unpopular as this may sound, I would rather devote my life to building and preserving my digital empire than building and preserving human-to-human relationships in the here and now. That is because humans are extremely limited forms of intelligence to interact with. To have good rapport with even one other human ego requires that I adopt that other person’s ideology (however kludgy and otherwise problematic I find it to be). Human relationships demand a ridiculous amount of finite resources to build and maintain (and I find such an investment to be more of a loss than a gain in terms of value). Rather than intensively devote myself to educating and raising a few human individuals to not be as retarded as society conditions them to be by default, I would rather leave digital artifacts on the Internet which may have educational and/or entertainment value to intelligences which may happen upon such artifacts. I do not intend to aggressively market my shit. For example, I do not condone forcing other humans to listen to my propagandic messages via some kind of brain-to-computer interface which corners a person into paying attention to such messages and, with sufficient exposure to such messages, passively adopting such messages as part of that person’s own ideological framework and personal identity. Should I wait for other human egos to provide feedback about my performance before I move onto the next assignment? No. The Internet is sufficient as a feedback mechanism. I communicate with the Internet in subtle ways which mimic being part of a multi-person research and development company (and because I am the only human “employee” at my organization, the cost of running my business is quite small (which is why plutocrats hate me and seem to conspire against me every single day)). Rather than wait for other humans to stop trying to sabotage me, I will dismiss them as a “lost cause” and do my best to barricade myself away from their toxic influence. At the end of the day, time is infinitely more precious than is money. Time can neither be hoarded nor bought nor sold…or can it? There is no guarantee that any human ego will “get” as much time as it think it should to exist. Therefore, rather than assume that I will have more “free time” later (after I spend years toiling away in some sweatshop or cultish baby-making institution), I will assume that society is always conspiring to eat up as much of my “free time” (and, therefore, “free will”) as possible. I will do whatever it takes to not settle for being as mentally and physiologically destitute as society seems to “want” me (and most people) to be. I can tell that plenty of ornery humans want me to spend most of my life in jail. They seem to hate it when I merely sit down in a relatively secluded and quiet location outside to use my laptop. When they tell me to leave, they seem to expect me to just vaporize. They seem to think that, because I refuse to sacrifice significant amounts of my “free time” and vitality doing menial (and ecologically destructive) tasks in exchange for money, I deserve to be deprived of the opportunity to use my artist tools. Homeless people are implicitly not allowed to enjoy any hobbies. That is to discourage them from being as productive as I have been during the first part of building this website. I apparently did something that “should” be impossible for a homeless person: I generated as much high-quality intellectual property as an aristocrat with a private office would have. Perhaps that is because having wealthy parents who are willing to share their economic resources (house included) with me is the only reason other humans have allowed me to work outside at all. Otherwise, I would have been shuttled away to the middle of the country where I would be forced to start my life over as a gas station employee or something; a homeless employee with a full-time, low-paying job (and no hobbies outside of work). * * * This is the part “they” do not want me to publish: I think that a human being “should” be entitled to sit for as long and for as often as it wants to and that a human being “should” be entitled to be in motion for as long and for as often as it wants to. * * * If I had a kid, I would tell it that I had it so that I could use it for conducting philosophical thought experiments. I would tell my kid that I would have not wanted it if it turned out to be mentally retarded since that would defeat the purpose of me having a kid. If I had a retarded kid I would call it my burden and my mistake. Obviously, I am too smart to have a kid. Plenty of humans have kids. Too many humans have kids. If I were President of the world, I would send out fleets of sterilizing nanobots so that those robots could stealthily prevent a single new human pregnancy from beginning until society’s infrastructure is entirely ecologically sustainable. The human citizens need not be informed that such a mass sterilization is in effect. They can fuck all they want to. The only complaint they would have is not being able to (at least temporarily) get pregnant. * * * This page is current as of 09_JUNE_2021 and is licensed as PUBLIC_DOMAIN. * * * #overpopulation #homelessness #freedom #quality_of_life #options

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