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The J. Burden Show β€’ 1038 implied HN points β€’ 09 Dec 23
  1. Be a true dissident by being willing to face social shame and opposition. It's not about being fashionable or respectable.
  2. The current regime controls what is considered high status in society, creating a situation where opposing it is coded as low status. Society's view of status influences behavior.
  3. Conservatives face a choice between compliance with the regime or being targeted for destruction. Making compromises with the regime may not be a viable long-term solution.
Archedelia β€’ 2142 implied HN points β€’ 05 Aug 23
  1. Transformations in political regime are shifting authority from majority rule to technical and moral clerisies.
  2. The ruling entity now focuses on protecting a vulnerable self in society, expanding managerial authority and dismissing common sense.
  3. The new minoritarianism centers around using recognition clients as symbols for social control, shifting control to a new class of social managers.
Desk Notes by Charles Schifano β€’ 206 implied HN points β€’ 15 Mar 24
  1. A life judged based on leadership in a horrific regime can be a critical aspect of history.
  2. Ethical individuals who foresaw the consequences but were not part of the consequential decisions can hold significant importance.
  3. The transition from being monstrous to making critical decisions in tough times can have lasting impacts on society.
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Thinking about... β€’ 392 implied HN points β€’ 26 Jun 23
  1. Putin is not as popular as assumed, with signs of apathy and readiness for a new exploitative regime among Russians.
  2. Prigozhin posed a threat to Putin by leveraging similar tactics and assets, showcasing the extractive nature of the Russian state.
  3. Prigozhin's mutiny exposed truths about the war, shedding light on the internal divisions and potential future power struggles within Russia.