@videodante And then they wonder why everyone's obese or on prescription drugs for anxiety or depression.

Guess what? Your body stores fat when you're stressed so you can't lose weight! And otherwise perfectly normal people end up on those pills because of the permanent fear of losing their job or the next sudden emergency that they can't save up for.

Everyone suffering from this machine are going to start shoving things in the gears, cutting belts, or disassembling it.

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One of my strongest existential fears is desperate people coming up with the thought: "If I can't X, NOBODY should. If I'm angry about Y, EVERYBODY should be."

And the dominoes will start falling until generalized failures start appearing in the system. By then it will be impossible to prevent the falldown. Then someone will do something really, REALLY stupid. And then the riots begin.


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