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A case study in internet celebrity.”

But I think the general premise holds, and that the article itself is full of logic fallacies.

E.g. the “Lump of labor fallacy” does not apply to necessary work, which supplies elementary necessities for living, e.g. water, food and accommodation, for which most people have to work nonetheless.

Also there is no need for explicit coordination of a “ruling class”. Acting on their own interest of people with financial and political means creates a “ruling class” by itself, and a filter that mainly allows people with similar ideas to raise to that position.

Disgusting practices in the music industry.

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Very good explanation why we don’t live in a post-industrial utopia, but productivity is wasted on uninteresting and unimportant jobs.

At the point of writing, people have pledged over 61000$. WTF? I guess publicity (and kickstarter success) is correlated more with being exotic than with quality. On the other hand it is a great comment on the crowdfunding culture. :p

I wouldn’t have thought that there actually is a great difference. Interesting.

Ich werde dazu noch eventuell einen laengeren Beitrag schreiben.

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