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Yes, my view on this is that the USA has been coasting on past glory for some time. What Trump has done is made clear to the rest of the world that they don't *need* America, and as such, he's contributing to American decline on the world stage.
And basically, the GFC happened because capitalism is f*cking us all, so those in power started telling us to blame basically all the people on your list. The rise of Trump is the voice of people capitalism left behind, because they are generally too stupid to see where the issue is.
Australia had a national anti Islam movement in 2014. I got involved in fighting that. Since then, I've had people stalk me and threaten to kill my kids. We keep voting in the people causing our problems. Humanity is stupid. I have no hope for the future.
Ah, OK. Well, given that society is basically burning to the ground, and people are utterly sh*t, everywhere, I'd vote in favour of having a place where I don't have to deal with that. I've had far right figures stalk and threaten my family for years. I could do with a break
It was closed a few months ago, and not before time, the arguments were getting boring. It was really pretty irrelevant to the site if one is honest. The Indian and Chinese forums have now gone the same way. So the focus is back where it belongs to tech subjects. If you want to talk global warming, which you guys certainly have reason to, then there are plenty of other places to do it. I have not seen Tasmania mentioned specifically but assume you are also suffering from random fires.
I need a break from building the last leg of the slang parsing code (turning the parse tree into codedom objects) - it's just tedious and i have no way to automate it.
I'm worried about abandoning it though just because my hand rolled parser currently works. I don't *need* what i'm building now.
And I have an exciting idea i want to try out, but that idea may mean two weeks of immersion in something unrelated, which if it works, may make the above project - not obsolete, but in need of retooling.
Basically i've stumbled onto some parsing theory and i want to try to implement it. It's so much more fun than codedom objects
I have about a 50/50 chance i figure of ditching this iteration of Slang in favor of pursuing this parsing theory, and I'm not sure if i'll get back to it.
But i also don't want to stick with something that's going to be tedious enough to give me burnout. meh.
more just a vent than looking for suggestions, but there it is.
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.
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