Fuck Proprietary Skills

People don't learn how to program, but learn how to S3 or EC2, people don't learn how to illustrate but how to Photoshop, or how to C4D. "Oh, I couldn't possibly make music without Ableton.." This is sad.

@neauoire I agree hard on this in principal and my soul.

My heart has softened to the notion that many/most(?) are just trying to get a good paying job and this is what companies expect.

@peregrine I don't think it's necessarily individual's fault. There's immense pressure from companies, and that'll make anyone do anything so they can feed their families.

@neauoire Trying to avoid making people feel bad for a choice they didn't even really make.

@peregrine That goes for basically everything. We've been watching the Manufacturing Ignorance documentary from DW recently XD..


@clacke @neauoire @peregrine there's this on similar themes: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercha (there is a book too). Maybe you heard about it already as it had quite a lot of impact, but if not then recommended.

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