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 No.263940[Reply]

I escaped the city a few years ago and have found life to be not just 'a little bit easier', but orders of magnitudes easier. I actually have disposable income and savings without having to decide which routes to take to avoid gangs and deciding between eating ramen for a month or cutting internet for the month.

What surprises me about this is that I was looking at cost of living calculators before doing this, and thinking it would be impossible to live outside of the city. Now, I understand that not only were those calculators wrong, they were just comically wrong to be point that I wonder if they could be sued.

I also was thinking that it'd be harder to find a job outside of the city, but instead I realized that outside of the city I was practically competing against two or maybe three other job applicants, one of which probably had a jail record or a drug problem, while in the city–you had a fat chance even for a minimum wageslave. An autistic wizard like myself actually has a shot. The wageslaving is still technically the same deadend job description, but the stress level is staggeringly lower. The pay is less, for sure, but the cost of living is so much smaller that it doesn't even enter my mind.

When I go to the grocery store, I don't have to avoid street gangs. At night, it's actually quiet. The place where I live has rent that's an order of magnitude less with an order of magnitude more living space.

All of this adds up. Somedays I just remember how terrible life was in the city and I want to cry before I realize I'm not there anymore.

I mean, all the things telling me that the city was better was just so wrong that I have to wonder: are all these things pushing people into the cities one gigantic psyop? Why are the cost of living calculators so wrong? Why do you have to explicitly search for rural cities for their positions to appear? What the hell is going on that all of this advice is collectively so monumentally wrong? My mind is bending on the edge of conspiratorial to try to figure this out.
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 No.264085

>>264046
>You corral and herd people into large cities, and something-something-mouse-utopia-experiments-something-something implies a drastic decrease in fertility rates.(I have to apologize. I know the mouse utopia experiments are beginning to be a sort of Godwin's law lately, but when it comes to the topic of cities and urban density, come on. The match is too close NOT to bring up. It also seems like a lot of societal problems often complained about on the internet in the past five years not only match up with societal problems in the mouse utopia experiments, but also don't nearly exist to the same extent outside of the cities.)
Here are my 2 cents. Observe the sociological impact of the cell phone and social media. With modern smartphones and the social media apps, you are NEVER away from your friends and peers. You can NOT take a break (at least normans are incapable of taking a break). You definitely cannot take a break from responsibilities anymore (bosses and jobs chase you on your two-week slave vacations). I think that even if people aren’t physically on top of eachother like the mice were, PSYCHOLOGICALLY the impact of these devices and technologies are indistinguishable. I know that the last ten years have been bizarre, in that my family members who live in Dubai have been contacting me very often. Weirdly often, to me, because I grew up in an era where if someone lived that far away from you, you didn’t speak to them. They were people you met a couple times in your life, not people you spoke to every day. Now, I’m speaking of cousins and younger family members, kids that grew up with social media and facetime.

I hope i’m making some sense here.

Anyway, my point is that I am certain that these modern technologies of communication have created a very mouse-experiment-like social environment.

I have definitely noticed that the countrysides were always better than the cities, in terms of peoples’ aggressiveness and personality’s, especially but the gap between countryfolks and city folks has diminished greatly throughout the 2010’s.

 No.264090

>>264085
This makes me wish one-way pagers would make a comeback.

 No.264111

>>264035
>tl;dr Download all of the Primitive Technlogy videos of YT WHILE YOU STILL CAN and let's all try to work towards beating…
no-tech and low-tech magazine are infinitely more useful

 No.264115

>>264111
I've never heard of it. Do you have a link/source?



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 No.263959[Reply]

based on the book of revelation, Newton calculated that the world would end in 2060. he believed that the office of pope fulfilled the role of antichrist, whose rule according to prophecy would last 1260 years, starting at 800 AD with charlamagne being crowned holy roman emperor by the pope which reconfirmed the donation of pepin to the papacy. no sooner than 2060 would Christ return to lead his children home to take them to the new jerusalem.

it feels good to see that there is an end in sight. i will be 58 when we are all saved. ive always wondered at how pathetic and miserable life was, that everything was all for nothing and that i was going to die insignificant, but it turns out i was wrong and its just a short while before everything is solved and i can bask in the glory of my creator
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 No.264039

it's always exasperating to think how deep rooted the christinsane cult is that even objective, scientific men like newton had their minds warped by it and wasted time arguing crazy shit like how many imaginary angels could fit on a pinhead, imagine where we'd be if that evil cult was never spawned

 No.264040

Apocalypse is a cope. A climatic and concrete "end" event isnt ever going to ever happen, and if it did, it would be a cosmic and unforseeable miracle. Just always slightly shittier, year by year. That being said, I can't fathom how awful it's all going to be by 2060.

 No.264053

>>263959
never because cucktianity is not real. go back to /pol/ with your retarded christian posting

 No.264084

>>263959
I think it’s very silly to believe the Pope is the antichrist, especially when you go outside and just look at society and everything else. Pointing fingers at the Catholic Church or the Pope is like when people blame Europe for Africa and Asia’s poverty and violence.

I don’t know about Isaac Newton, but modern American Protestantism has so much wrong with it, (Prosperity Gospel and political Zionism being two of the more blatant examples). It’s remarkable that they point fingers at Rome about anything wrong with modern society. So much cultural evil has eminated out of America and infected other cultures like a plague, too.

 No.264086

>>264084
>I think it’s very silly to believe the Pope is the antichrist, especially when you go outside and just look at society and everything else.
yeah it is shit. like worse than its ever been before.
>I don’t know about Isaac Newton, but modern American Protestantism has so much wrong with it, (Prosperity Gospel and political Zionism being two of the more blatant examples).
newton was nontrinitarian arian which is rejected by pretty much every protestant church today.



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 No.264063[Reply]

>How was your school attendance record?


The Japanese word hikikomori has long and widely been used in its verb form – hikikomoru – within Japanese society. Hikikomoru is a compound verb made up of the two characters for ‘to pull back’ [hiku] and ‘to seclude oneself’ [komoru]. Collectivism is strongly rooted in Japan and this allows for an easy formation of groups, but when a situation arises where an individual has left the group and is isolated, they are described as ‘that person who has withdrawn into seclusion!’ [hikikomotta; i.e., the past tense of hikikomoru].

In this way, individuals who have withdrawn from the group, in particular school or the workplace, for days, weeks, or months, spending most of the day within their home, are referred to in Japan as hikikomori. Hikikomori became widely used as a noun in the latter half of the 1990s when a Japanese psychiatrist, T. Saito, published ‘Hikikomori – Adolescence Without End.’1 Saito tentatively defined hikikomori as a person who has ceased to go to school or work for more than 6 months and has stayed at home for most of this time.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pcn.12895

 No.264068

I started ditching school a lot by 14 to spend time drinking and smoking weed only to end up completely avoiding going to school at all when I was around 15 choosing to instead skate by myself at the mall carpark.
Even when I went to school I never went to class and if I did I would be asleep I never did any work whatsoever at school and I mean that seriously I preferred to study whatever interested me.

It was not until I was a little older that I became a hardcore hikikomori though and I do not regret "ruining" my life at all by doing so.

 No.264069

Wish I did; I've felt like a prisoner my whole life because of school in particular and this slavish society in general.



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 No.262138[Reply]

Alright shitlords, post your morality alignments.
https://www.gotoquiz.com/which_is_your_morality_alignment
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 No.262275

I also got true neutral. Not surprising it's common here since that's what you get when you don't really give a shit about anything.

 No.262346

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Seeing a lot of chaotic and neutral here. I wonder what the general population gets.

Also, the bird question was bullshit. Just because a nest is unattended does not mean that it is abandoned. You should not touch with baby birds at all, because if they smell like you, then their parents might abandon them.

 No.262406

>>262346
hey we got similar shit >>262171
i think the brid thing is a myth by the way

 No.263894

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 No.263923

>>262138
I think the creator of this quiz has a pretty shitty moral compass.



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 No.262707[Reply]

Why haven't you used oxytocin nasal spray to simulate human contact yet? If you have, what did you think? Apparently when administered to autistic populations it increases emotional intelligence, and decreases anxiety as well as aggression.
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 No.262846

>>262710
You're just being playful and she thinks it's sexual…
I guess most succubi think like this

 No.262857

>>262836
>the face
don't know why i'm laughing so hard

 No.262859

Can this cure or at least treat haptophobia/haphephobia?
Research says so.

 No.263725

>>262710
Just say you feel bad and ask for a hug.

 No.263728

>>263725
P.S. make sure to come back with results



 No.263605[Reply]

How much of our life is dependent on genes? Do you think you were born destined to be a wizard?
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 No.263634

>>263628
They mean everything when certain disorders like autism and Down syndrome are entirely based on genetic makeup. If you're lucky enough to not have anything wrong with you from birth, then I would see your point.

 No.263642

>>263615
proper rich people almost never become poor anon, what you're referring to are poor people who make a bit of money then promptly lose it because they don't have upper class privileges and protection

 No.263644

>>263642
i have upper class privileges and protection and generational wealth and i am still a wizard. moneycopers really overestimate how far being rich can get you.

 No.263657

>>263605
Ever heard of the term "kismet"? It's fate, OP. What will happen, will happen, whether you like it or not. I find an odd sense of comfort in knowing that life is really just one trial after another unless you're born rich enough that you don't have to worry about anything related to basic survival. But we all reach the same destination eventually.

 No.263674

Well cant you say nearly 100% of your destiny is shaped by your parents. They combine both the nature and nurture. Giving you all your genes. And then they are also nurture. The ones raising you, giving you your values, religion, worldview, economic class, region. They choose the town and school for you.

So whatever the balance is between nature n nurture determinism, its still 100% parental determinism.



 No.257605[Reply]

i thought it was a wizard friendly job that you can just code in peace, and that stem is so in demand that they will hire just about anyone. now im in college and its easy like codings not that hard, they say if you give a bunch of monkeys a bunch of keyboards and a bunch of time they can write programs, but the problem is landing the job. you need internships and they look for gay shit like "campus involvement", so basically if you want a job/internship they need to make sure youre a party-going normalgroid and its basically there to filter out wizards. let me ask you, how the fuck is a wizard supposed to be treasurer of fagcity university party club?


so what the fuck is the secret? its not like i have any references, but being able to do the job isnt good enough. you either have to be some minority or jump through hoops to land a cs job
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 No.263543

>>257605
Hey, at least you didn't fall for the "just study medicine" meme:
>He did not earn a formal degree and began working part-time jobs in retail before attending the for-profit Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, finishing in 2010 and passing all the medical board exams. However, over the next five years, Koeut was unable to secure a residency placement.
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/medical-school-graduate-440000-student-loans-discharged-151422886.html

 No.263544

>>263543
Forgot to add this part before the quoted paragraph:
>His family "lived in extreme poverty," the filing stated, "collecting cans from the trash to supplement the family income." Koeut did well in school and earned a bachelor’s in marine biology and Spanish from Duke University in 2002 before moving to Bangkok to study clinical tropical medicine.

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 No.263624

>>263543
Well, maybe his problem was more going to medical school in fucking Puerto Rico, and without a decent undergrad (??) at that. "Ayyy I'm your doctor or whatevers" not exactly Harvard Med.

 No.263629

>>263624
It's actually a legit school if you bothered to read the wiki article on it:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponce_Health_Sciences_University
He also passed the required exams and was still unable to secure a residency, so he resorted to being a wage slave instead. This shows that not even med students have guaranteed employment prospects.



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 No.262376[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

No politics or religion in the crawl thread, please.
>Ambient sounds to wash away distraction
https://asoftmurmur.com/
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 No.263558

>>263517
It helps to go to your watch history on Youtube and remove the offending video, and then when similar videos appear on the homepage you click the option icon beside it and tell YT to not reccomend videos from that channel

 No.263691

>>262500
Dear God, don't open this webm when you have volume turned up with headphones on, fellow wizzies, I feel my damn eardrums near ruptured, begone normgroid.

 No.263692

>>262567
Don't shit up wizchan with your inane posts, succ.

 No.263702

>>262776
Did you even read what he wrote wizzie? Being white would be a major hindrance, because they would send you back. If you were black or brown you could just claim that you have no passport and they'll let you live there forever and never have to pay tax. You don't seem to understand how the western world works, if you're from EE, I recommend just staying there, it's gonna be better off than the western world in the coming years.

 No.266075

I'll go to sleep early tonight and will try to have a better day tomorrow


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 No.263420[Reply]

How do you have more bass in your tone and sound more angry or convincing? People don't take me seriously, even when I'm really angry or trying to get someone to listen to me. How do I become more assertive, basically?
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 No.263443

>>263442
Repeating the same wrong points doesn't make them any less wrong.
Also you keep using that word. I don't think you know what it means.

 No.263444

People like interesting and esoteric information, so if you want someone to listen to you read a lot of Harlan Ellison, or get really deep into philosophy/darwinism and blow people's minds with philosophical secrets

 No.263445

>>263443
You don't think? No shit. You don't even understand why OP wishes he had a deep voice. You fail so much at understanding OP that you gave him advice to become a voice narrator.

 No.263449

>>263445
How about you let OP speak for himself and you quick making a fool of your self on his behalf.
You aren't helping him. You are just arguing for the sake of arguing.

 No.263451

>>263420
Vocal training or smoking.



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 No.259833[Reply]

It is now once again officially the season of winter in the Northern hemisphere. The time of snow for many wizards.

How does the snow and cold affect your life? Do you enjoy it more than you do the warmer months?
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 No.259992

I enjoy walking. Ice and snow hampers that. Or, rather, my city's inadequate snow removal (and ice melting) measures makes it difficult

 No.260012

>Do you enjoy it more than the warmer months
up where I'm at, neither winter nor summer is preferable honestly, the extremes of one are just inverted into the extremes of the other, both sides of the year have their upsides but the balance is always toward the bad, the miserable, I hate them both

 No.260164

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Snowy winters seem fake to me cos I never had one.

 No.262994

>>259833
I like it because there's less sunlight and less people outside.

Also I prefer snow over rain, if I have to pick between the two.

I prefer cold over hot weather. I like wearing winter clothing too.

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gotta shovel snow every morning.

>pic related.

my dogs hut



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