Why are scammy lifetime subscriptions to online services still in the BoingBoing store?


#20

Because scaring the villagers with tall tales they buy into means that I get food and shelter in exchange for pleasing the god of the anti-tiger rock.


#21

Mess with the PopoBull, you’re gonna get the philosophical horns.


#22

Not horny now… must sleepZZZZZzzzzzz…


#23

You’re not anti-FREEDOM rock, are you?


#24

I just bought a lifetime +10% no death guarentee. It guarentees that I won’t die during my lifetime or 10% after.
So I’m immortal now right?
Right?


#25

For your pleasure:


#26

Or are disappointed in?!?


#27

Because people want power.


#28

That a theory.

Can you provide any replicable proof for this?


#29

Every government ever created?

Donald Drumpf?


#30

Has this been published in a reputable, peer-reviewed journal?


#31

Careful - you’re deadnaming!


#32

But knowledge is power, bad science yields less knowledge and less power.

But your average person is not in government, they are a minority. Perhaps they are holding us back and curating a dunderheaded society against our best interests.


#33

Is this the basis by which you measure all claims in life?

“This sex was good.”


#34

You’re being deliberately obtuse. I’m not playing that “let’s pretend that you don’t understand how the world works and are an alien” game today.


#35

The average person is either an artist or a scientist. The Conspiracy is to keep them from realizing this, and force them to live squalid lives with personal problems. It’s a very terrestrial problem. The rent-seeking of ignorance and incivility.


#36

Scientific claims.

Otherwise I’m going to have to believe you’re just grasping for power. :stuck_out_tongue:


#37

Oo-er! Sounds a bit rude!


#38

What are “average” and “person” here as terms of art?

Citation needed.


#39

I didn’t name it “power” but others have… wink