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Mental exercise: Let the planet save humanity, rather than the other way around.

Beamspun 24 is here, in which I try to convince you to love chaos and embrace the rude teardown of all things categorical:

Annnnnd phew. Beamspun 24, "Harvest Moon" edition, queued for tomorrow morning at sunrise. 🌄🌕🕸️
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Are there better/worse terms to use around / / etc? And/or any decent modern summaries to practice in the 21st century?

It's an area I know not much of, but would like to understand more.

Today I marched off up the hill, beyond the houses, and foraged among the golfing greens. A decent number of blackberries collected and not a soul in sight. OK, a few golfers, behind the hedgerow. But otherwise mostly just butterflies, one with beautiful eyes all over its wings. It saw me coming and flushed down the path. I think next week the blackberries will be even better.

30 years between these two, but great to finally get a new Gameboy game.

It feels weirdly taboo to admit that. Like we can only validate each struggle by keeping it separate from all others, like some sort of "branding" arrangement.

Maybe if we linked them all together, there's a risk someone might join the dots, see the pattern.

Admitting it. Finding it really difficult to talk about environmental stuff without socio-economic systems these days. The line between humans and nature is one I can use to temporarily and practically limit the scope of discussion, but not mindset or attitude.

Billionaire needs to build rocket to figure out nature is important, but still doesn't get the power structures that (literally) undermine it in the first place:

I thought that the whole world was mad, but then I realised it was just humans.

Doing 8 things at once and sometimes that's how I like it.

Can politics/democracy be described as Newtonian or Complex?

Is there any way in Linux to turn RAM banks on/off easily, ie without physically taking them out?

I'm thinking of maxing out this laptop to get a bit better 3D performance, but don't want the power draw when I don't need it.

It would be cool if more people listed what they were currently learning, or wanted to. Too often we think or feel that we need to already be an expert in something, and many people get left behind. Here's my list:

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