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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #360 on: September 01, 2010, 03:30:29 pm »
Jesus fuck.

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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #361 on: September 01, 2010, 03:46:57 pm »
 Yeah great set of posts. Really put my mind at rest.   :tinfoilhat: (I can feel The Fear twitching in it's sleep) 
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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #362 on: September 02, 2010, 03:09:26 am »
I am wondering if I should start a new thread for this kind of thing, though.  This thread seemed devoted to a more theoretical discussion, whereas these are more practical examples of power perpetuating itself and shaping society through that.
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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #363 on: September 02, 2010, 11:32:10 am »
I am wondering if I should start a new thread for this kind of thing, though.  This thread seemed devoted to a more theoretical discussion, whereas these are more practical examples of power perpetuating itself and shaping society through that.

I say split it, it definitely deserves its own thread.

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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #364 on: October 18, 2010, 11:37:51 am »
I digress, however, calling my brother out cause he don't shine like you made him just is not right ;-)
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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #365 on: October 18, 2010, 03:51:03 pm »
And thus horror becomes loathing.

I do feel ill now.

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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #366 on: October 18, 2010, 04:21:47 pm »
I think it definitely deserves it's own thread. With a suitably ambiguous title. These people  clearly mean us no good, and seem to have the drop on just about any form of dissent. So how can we sit idly by, and simply speculate on what unutterably evil shit is coming our way? . They offer nothing of any benefit to anyone except themselves, yet espouse words like security, stability, and preservation. I say we need to counter their suckiness and fuckery wherever it shows itself. Send them back to their Masters with a bloody nose.  *Spits* give them The Fear™ for a change. See how they like those apples.
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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #367 on: November 15, 2010, 03:38:22 pm »
The machine generates heated humans, physically
Otherwise just a bunch of poor posturing fools
Churning out missing links to their own dead-end
Lives cast on the ballast of an old adjusters rules
To remedy horror's influence which levity pretends
Does not serve her interest, leaving in the end.
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Re: What is The Machine™
« Reply #368 on: July 23, 2012, 08:23:47 pm »
The Machine™ is what makes people send other people to diee for abstractions.

The Machine™ is what drives people to spend 40 hours a week doing tasks they dislike.

The Machine™ is what encourages people to want things they don't need, and makes them feel guilty for not having.

The Machine™ wants you to be in debt to a corporation.

The Machine™ is a punishing father figure.

The Machine™ beats you up for your lunch money.

The Machine™ knows what is RIGHT, and what is WRONG.





What is The Machine™ for you?

The Machine™ is every man, woman, and child on Earth that either supports or makes excuses for the above behavior.
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