Seriously pondering entering the competition nevertheless, being completely transparent that it's an act of protest.
I have a theory that lots of wealthy people are politically conservative because of the personal compromises they've had to make (the conscience pangs they've had to spend a career ignoring or dubiously justify) - it's broken their ability to be compassionate. To be idealistic. They figure "I sold out" so no one else should be able to find a higher moral ground either.
so many people convinced they are "building the future" are actually just rehashing the present and the past. like every new supposedly planet-scale system that is ASCII only on some level, or the cryptocurrency community who's wildest dreams for a future society still involve money, hierarchy, wealth disparity, centralized control. this isn't progress.
modern sorcerer learning to harness the dark arts for creative pursuits
Revel in the marvels of the universe. We are a collective of forward-thinking individuals who strive to better ourselves and our surroundings through constant creation. We express ourselves through music, art, games, and writing. We also put great value in play. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.