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Unsatisfiable Desires

Modern civilization has given us abundance. It allows us to easily satisfy many of our desires. When we are hungry, it is easy to get food. When we feel cold, we can turn up the thermostat, or put on a sweater. When we feel hot, we can turn on the air conditioning, or get a cold drink from the refrigerator. Few of us do hard labor for a living. We don’t come home exhausted after a long day’s work in the fields. We don’t have to worry about predators. Interpersonal violence is rare. We have homes that are safe, comfortable and convenient. Most of our basic desires are satisfied. Yet, we are not happy. Abundance has made it easy to satisfy many of our desires, but we are not satisfied. If we can easily satisfy a desire, such as hunger, then it fades into the background. We still feel hunger, but it isn’t a major driver of our thoughts and actions, because it is easily satisfied. When we feel hunger, we simply eat and it is gone. We don’t experience the depths of hunger that our a

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Anarcho-Tyranny in the UK

Recently the UK denied entry to Brittany Pettibone, Martin Sellner, and Lauren Southern, all of whom are right-wing activists/commentators. Martin and Brittany were going to give a speech at Speaker’s Corner in London, a supposed haven for free speech. Brittany was also going to interview Tommy Robinson, a UK citizen and right-wing activist. Lauren was going to meet with Tommy, Brittany and Sellner. The grounds were as follows: Martin: Member of Generation Identitaire, might disturb “local communities”. Brittany: Going to speak with known “extremist” Tommy Robinson. Lauren: Past “racism” in the UK, consisting of a social experiment in which she distributed flyers saying “Allah is gay” (an attempt to expose hypocrisy). I don’t know the exact process by which it occurred, but I can make some guesses. Probably “anti-hate” groups (left-wing, of course) informed government bureaucrats and/or politicians that Martin, Brittany, and Lauren were coming to the UK. Then, either bureaucrats