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Hello! Welcome to Resilient Acceleration, where ruthless crony capitalism is trying to save the planet from climate change. It's me, your everyday genocidal war crime apologist, potential mad scientist, Silicon Valley elitist bootlicker, Asian neoliberal developmentalist, and futurist extremist. This is my third NS nation and as of 2021 this is my 5th year in NS, so I won't go very long.

03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android

Q&A:

  • Q: Hey, you kept making completely unrealistic and alarmist threads in NSG, making yourself look stupid. Is this secretly a plot to quickly collect info and opinion to make your NS state's lore more realistic by making other people search and filter relevant data and opinions for you, while you chill with your sister's herbal tea?

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    uh yes

    For real, though, NS has been a useful catalyst to learn about things. In creating this nation, I had to read about brain computer interface, modern monetary theory, realistic geopolitics, political financing, and a bunch of other things that do significantly improve my general knowledge. Yes, Pasca's business empire are all economic sectors I'm currently interested IRL.


    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: Do you hate boomers?

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    A: No. Resilient Acceleration is an extremely ageist, genocidally anti-boomer gang only because it's politically beneficial. Class wars has always been a source of contention, and the hyper-rich needs a boogeyman to shift the anger.

    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: Were you inspired by anything?

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    A: First incited by CGP Grey's 'Humans Need Not Apply' (thus the main page), much of the content is based on the combination of works from Yuval Noah Harari and Peter Zeihan, who shows that age demographics is actually the greatest factor driving today's geopolitics. TL;DR of their work, aging population + automation = unpleasant. I also included ideas from the Theory and Practice of Oligarchal Collectivism from George Orwell's 1984 (NOT the main 1984 plot itself). Then throw a bunch of tech stuffs from FutureTimeline and climate issues.

    This is also why I can quite comfortably include complex geopolitics or tech projections, since I'm just blindly reciting what other people said.


    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: All that being said, the total content of all your factbooks are still very little. Try compare yours to standards like Surrealist Patagonia or any of their puppets, you will be ashamed.

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    I mean, I have many pressing things to do outside of NS, y'know. But I also primarily use NS to test my ideas, thus my heavy focus on real-world politics and world affairs in the expense of the other very interesting aspects of worldbuilding. Sorry.

    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: Where do you get your data?

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    I take figures from sources such as OneWorldInData. Then I just arbitrarily fine-tune the numbers on Excel until the graph looks nice. Most of the time, though, I just Google a bunch of relevant phrases and start researching.

    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: Is resilient accelerationism a self-insert of your beliefs?

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    100% based on my beliefs, overblown and put into global scale to show its horrific potentials. So I'm basically criticizing myself. Needless to say that I've changed quite a bit.

    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: Your beliefs?

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    Everything that we know and love is reducible to the absurd acts of chemicals, and there is therefore zero intrinsic value in this material universe. Said chemicals acts has however determined that the phenomenons in this universe are undoubtedly interesting, making this life worth living.

    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: No, I mean like, your political beliefs.

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    Oooh, my political beliefs! The above points still stands, so both jaded pragmatism and optimistic nihilism. Well, I guess "classical liberalism and then modify according to current conditions" will be more accurate. I usually view things on policy-per-policy basis and I will ignore proposals that have near zero chance of implementation. I don't feel that I have that strong of a moral compass, though.

    Then again, this optimistic nihilistic outlook means that I would only really follow principles that I like, while the rest are equations of cost and benefits. Sorry. Leading to a priority scale of issues, where I prioritize the former over the latter: (1) general global affairs, such as climate change and technological development; (2) the interests of myself and my own country (Indonesia), which includes regional geopolitical concerns, infrastructure, and economic growth; (3) the interests of the rest of the world, (4) social justice issues (which I view as a stability issue anyways instead of social).

    I feel like this has led me to adopt the "politician's way of thinking", which prioritizes goals over principles. Whether this is good or bad is uh... I'm not sure. Which is why a key element of the RA that I want to emphasis (though I haven't really developed it) is that they're really united by interests, not ideology, and the coalition will be consisted of tech liberals, Hindu nationalists, and European far-right, and now I'm trying to find Islamist and socialist candidates to include in the mix.


    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android
  • Q: Are you a pessimist?

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    My predictions of the future are pretty bleak, but truth is, the solution is not complex: if you have a healthy body and a healthy bank account overflowing with money, you will survive just fine and live long enough to experience Fourth Impact. Yaay!

    03:48 am - Dec 21, 2020 NS for Android

    -Oreo R.D.A., Admin of the DICO Alternate Universe

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