My tiny hope for creating a different world, moving past this trade-based bullshit society, is shattered every time I see people talk about web3.0. The idea of integrating trade directly into the web. Humans used to trade sheep for shoes. The labor for clothes or whatever. Later they invented a currency to make more complex trades possible. They then got so restarted they started to trade currency for currency.

And the motherfuckers invented the web, a digital space where things don't really exist. They can be replicated. If I have a photo or a book or whatever in this universe, I can share it with anyone and create endless copies.

And now this motherfuckers think that .... well .... let's make these endlessly replicable things unique and thus scarce. Let's NFT the world!

Bravo Internet Archive for imagining this wonderful world of the abundant internet transformed into a shit hole -…

I mean the internet is already a shit hole. And whoever sells digital stuff is part of the shit hole. That's the hard truth. Yeah this society forces you to sell your digital stuff, but at least admit that. Admit it that this is a retardation of our species.

We will trade likes for photos, digital goods for other digital goods. Endless trading into nothingness. More jobs!!! Yay. We have an abundant world of physical goods already, and no doubt of digital goods. And yet humans still think we have to trade for these. The economy is a religion folks. The biggest on earth.

When is the next rocket launch ? I may sneak in so I get sent into space. This species is retarded no end. #tromlive

@tio The capitalist system is inherently hostile to an open and free internet, as it has trouble monetizing it. NFT are it's tool to enforce artificial scarcity in a place where it doesn't belong

@Mek101 @tio "the last NY Times article only cost .001 Bitcoin to access, but 10 bitcoin were deduced from my legally mandated internet wallet by the times for the month..."

Yes, I see where this will go...

> NFT are it's tool to enforce artificial scarcity in a place where it doesn't belong

So much this. I often say it, or something similar, and it deserves frequent repetition.

I'll add that it's not just that scarcity doesn't belong, it's irrelevant. It simply does not exist when a resource can be infinitely or near infinitely replicated.

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