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capitalists: without the profit motive, nobody would do anything

game DRM crackers: hold my buffer overflow

@dredmorbius i think you are approaching this from the wrong angle... are you familiar with the works of edouárd siddon?

@dankwraith Elucidate me.

My point was that your initial example was a poor one. There are entirely rational economic justifications for nonremunerative or even apparently altruistic behaviour. True self-sacrifice exists, though it's fairly rare.

Mancur Olsen's "The Logic of Collective Action", Elinor Ostrom's commons, or Lynn Marguli's work on symbiosis (in biology) come to mind.

@dankwraith @dredmorbius wait holy shit we thought this move only existed in Skate 3 glitches

@WagonStar i feel @dankwraith@monads.onlinev made a strong and well reasoned point.

@dankwraith @dredmorbius@mastodon.cloud aren't murders like this illegal or something. vicious.

@dankwraith

Okay that was out of nowhere...

Did you just give up on the debate or was that your plan from the beginning?

@Naughtylus is this debate club or something? im not here to hash out my opinions on phenomenology with a random stranger

@dankwraith Well then just don't respond to them.

You *are* sharing your opinions after all. If you don't want to debate them that's perfectly fine.

I just don't consider baiting just for the pleasure of humiliating afterwards a very constructive move.

@dankwraith Okay I hadn't read the whole thread, looks like they're actually an asshole.

I just wish people weren't so opinionated and emotionally invested in debates... *sigh*

@dankwraith after wasting my time and making a complete and utter clown of myself I can attest that this was the proper way of handing this rube

@dankwraith "actually every action is perfectly explainable by profit-seeking economics, psychology is a spook"

@dankwraith game DRM crackers can apply to the people who crack the DRM but it can also apply to the crackers who put the DRM in the game

@dankwraith I love how when the notion of profit motive / rational self-interest is criticized, suddenly people want to expand the term to mean any method of triggering a dopamine release at all

@capefeather @dankwraith i did something because it made me happy, which is a little thing i call "emotional profit". capitalism wins again babey

@dankwraith The best part about this take is that pretty much every software in existence right now depends on open source in one way or another.

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