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@coldacid all I’ve seen is a couple “Hey look, free ‘money’! I wonder what will come of this?” conversations

@adam man, I love Wallace and Gromit. This should catch eyes on iTunes for sure!

@TomNovak @OhVinnie still 33% cheaper than it is up here… or half of what it is in Vancouver

Am I right in understanding OVH is a popular hosting choice in the No Agenda community? Or is my memory just hogwash today?

Wat zijn de beste Nederlandse podcasts?

What are the best Dutch podcasts?

@MartinJJ Exactly!

Dead grasshoppers coated in chocolate will always beat some factory-produced bug-based fake-meat option.

@MartinJJ That's what spurred the thought, but I'd argue that other "fake"/imitation foods are also dumb.

I'd rather come up with an objectively delicious meat-free meal than make something that tries to be as close to a hamburger as possible.

I don't need my tofu to be on a plastic stick and coloured/flavoured to taste like chicken to enjoy it.

I'd rather have no whipped cream on my dessert than fake "whipped topping".

Thanks to CES reporting, I've realized that I don't get the point of fake food.

If you don't want to eat x, why are you coming up with weird concoctions of stuff to be as similar to x as possible?!

Obviously this is different in the case of when one *can't* eat something, like when you are lactose-intolerant but really want some Weetabix.

@DrChris I've always said there's two groups of vegetarian/vegan foods: the ones that try to be like meat (impossible burger, chicken flavoured tofu on a stick, etc) and the ones that are honestly good but in their own category (bean-based dishes, salads). The challenge is that comparing a delicious vegan salad and a cheeseburger on a menu at the same restaurant makes one look way better than the other. The impossible burger helps keep things seeming "fair", to the benefit of the restaurant.

"Our obsession with being cool has been instilled in us by people that care nothing for our happiness. Our values have been sold to us by people who don’t care about actual moral values, as long as you’re buying what they’re selling." — @[email protected]
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#4: Be able to honestly answer a survey/census question like "How often do you attend religious services?" with "More than once a week" without having to resort to rounding up.

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#3: Get to a comfortable level of proficiency sight-reading chant notation.

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