Peter Thiel, 2009: β€œI no longer believe that freedom and democracy are compatible.”

Presumably he was referring to the freedom of oligarchs like himself to be unconstrained by taxes and regulations.

In this narrow sense, he’s correct: Oligarchy is incompatible with democracy.

@rbreich presumably you shouldn't presume context others meant their words in.

freedom and democracy aren't compatible.

@MK2boogaloo @Awoo @Oliver
Act like yourself and you will attract the right people in your life
Act like a fool and watch your peers drag you down

funny how all of a sudden "pfas" are a problem in europe. only explanation for all the recent health problems!

If the Internet Archive is taken down it will be akin to the burning of the library of Alexandria. There is content on that website that will never be accessible to humanity ever again if the site is taken down.

To those trying to take the site down, I hope you rot in hell.

CC @textfiles

@berkberkman yeeeeehsss...

the black and tan variety :SadisticNagatoro:
God forgive me, I am installing Linux on my mom's computer.

He urges violence to achieve power
He also suffers from 3 dangerous disorders:
1-Narcissistic Personality Disorder (Malignant Narcissism)
2-Anti-Social Personality Disorder (Sociopathy)
3-He’s a Pathological Liar

@SueInRockville i always was taught that terrorism was like bombs and guns n stuff and words were the exact opposite.

good to see that this ridiculous idea finally is being abandoned!

after all: war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength

Show more
Qoto Mastodon

QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves
An inclusive, Academic Freedom, instance
All cultures welcome.
Hate speech and harassment strictly forbidden.