*Not actual adviceBlow the matters up in an election season, concentrate media focus with minimal cost. Contact local political activists and famous NIMBYs, mass pamphlet style mobilization. Silent protest (of even just one) outside the Berkeley Department of Transportation.
Agreed, there can be a optimum. But I think the intuition here is that it is exceedingly rare enough to run into a situation where it is local optima in all "directions".
It is only an "optimum" when all 175 billion parameters are telling you to screw off and stop trying.
My instinct is that, the lotteries odds were not truly random or close to truly random. Or the odds for the specific lotteries were a lot better than assumed. Or in other words, the prior for the lotteries being fair is low.
Quick note on “Ukraine…has not trained its people in guerrilla warfare.” I am sure that Ukraine has not engaged in public programs to turn a significant percentage of its population into capable guerrilla fighters.
However, from my sources in the NATO deployments, the Ukrainian irregulars and volunteers have been rigorously trained in “…irregular warfare” in significant numbers - to quote my sources. Will provide more rigorous and structure info shortly.
Today, there is a distinct lack of faith. This lack of faith has permeated all pairs of 16oz denims, event merch hoodies and smartwool socks. The lack of faith is insidious, bad, and all things molochian.
Actually, screw this manifesto writing style. I am about to meta criticize myself for a style that has NOT aged well and tends to be way too authoritarian in tone but measly in effective information communicated.
Actually, screw this meta-criticism. In all good faith, I didn't have to write the criticism. I could have simply done the internal self-criticism and just deleted what I have written to start anew. Instead, I have now left it as a slightly well-disguised monument to my apparent self-improved and evolution. But really, just to stroke my ego and fill the word count.
Actually, have I written anything of content yet? Have I put my pen to paper and allow the ink to betray my trust when my back is turned? (also known as drying)
Oh no... Better start counting the trains that leave Datong for the trail of coal crumbs.
Real Content Soon™
[APPRENTICE] I'd like to take Isusr on what is being offered. Writing directly as well. Following in danohu's good idea in leaving a message to show that Isusr's proposal and the apprentice system is attractive.
It is likely this one:
Lit. Eat the most bitter of the bitters, become the person above the people.