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Our brains literally evolved to NOT pay attention to boring stuff

We are forced to do boring things because that keeps other folks wealthy

The reason why you want to do hobbies all day is that you were supposed to be an artisan

Artisans were once seen to be the clearest sign of civilisation, not a burden

We have enough food now that all humanity could master the lyre

But we have chosen coin

and coin does not sing

@RobinHood We have not chosen coin; coin was chosen for us, millennia ago.

I cannot be its end, but I can at least try to compensate for many of its mistakes and abuses.

@RobinHood hm so you're saying the ADHD brain is more evolved...

@InternetEh @RobinHood It doesn't matter what evolved first. What matters is its effects, and people with ADHD would've been fine millennia ago. Humans were not built to be machines; they were built to create.

@RobinHood coins do sing. I'd show you but I'm too busy working my 9-5 to develop that skill

@RobinHood
We have no chosen coin

Coin was chosen for us

@RobinHood
> We have enough food now that all humanity could master the lyre

citation needed

@wolf480pl @RobinHood I think an “if they enjoyed it” disclaimer is necessary, here; it's incredibly difficult to master something you don't enjoy.

Also… we do have a lot of food. Distribution is a problem, yes, but we already have a _lot_ of international food distribution. And even if we didn't, we have pretty good agricultural technology by now; it would require using resources differently, but I'm pretty sure humanity could get enough food to nearly everyone.

@wizzwizz4 @RobinHood
The problem is, some people would have to work to produce and distribute that food.

Also, I was curious if you had numbers on how much food is actually being produced per month.

@wolf480pl @RobinHood Yes, some people would have to work to produce and distribute that food.

Fortunately, enough people *enjoy* that kind of thing that we don't have to force them. We just let them do it! Smiles all round.

> Also, I was curious if you had numbers on how much food is actually being produced per month.

Food waste figures aren't hard to find. Also, we *do* have at least enough food to support the number of people currently alive. “We have enough” seems accurate to me.

@wolf480pl Here's your citation, found in two seconds with a simple Google search. Now stop being a reply-guy. news.un.org/en/story/2019/10/1

@RobinHood what you're saying is someone needs to make singing coins

@RobinHood I remember hearing that like, rich ceos like elon musk and steve jobs and shit never take a break or a vacation.
some think, wow, they're all determined and motivated and shit.
but then, like, they get to choose what they work at.
elon musk gets to throw his time, effort, and massive fortune at whatever he wants, precisely due to said massive fortune.
dude's practically on vacation whenever.
dude's not better, he just has better.

@RobinHood
Unfortunately someone still has to do that boring stuff. I've always had the dream of a society where we could do the things that interested us and we took turns at doing that boring stuff.

@RobinHood I sympathize with what you're saying but I don't think it's precisely that simple. I mean, the reason we have such an immense food production is precisely because of the industrial food industry.

extremely silly joke 

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