Maybe some version of the proposal, possibly a less obvious version, could in fact work, or maybe the optimal strategies will turn out to be very different. In either case, engaging with such uncomfortable issues, given the interconnectedness of everything, can spur us to rethink and change some things in our lives, in our spheres of influence, that are due for rethinking and changing.
Some of the absurdities and cruelties of this world can seem so disastrous, so wrong, that we may, at certain moments, seize on a proposed corrective despite its questionable wisdom or feasibility. But in so doing, we may at least call attention to the problems, and inspire deeper contemplation of strategies for solving them.
Fulfilling the latent potential of the Internet: There's a real resurgence of enthusiasm for the job of building the more transformative version of cyberspace, also known as the Metaverse, the Graphical Web, Graphical Online Discourse, etc. https://www.patreon.com/posts/49714987
Media experiences & Graphical Online Discourse: Synchronicity Podcast #2 https://youtu.be/laI1xGHqSCk
"it’s been more than two months since the US-backed Saudi blockade has allowed tankers packed with the necessary fuel for food and supplies to reach starving Yemenis to dock at the crucial port of Hodeidah, which is controlled by the Houthis." https://youtu.be/7fZRp4OmFg8
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