In the American operating system there are 10 ways to do anything. This makes life a little confusing, but in the long run you can find the way that best suits you. If you ever have a problem there’s a loophole or a short cut a few clicks away. The operating system is also very easy to hack and manipulate. Again, this makes life pretty robust. You can do damn near anything in America. You just have to manipulate the system a little, which isn’t too hard to do. On the other hand, the opens up a galaxy of vulnerabilities. And over the years America has gotten severely fragmented, the system files have gotten corrupted, viruses have infected every program, and malware is rampantly raping the users. All in all, you can do whatever the fuck you want in America however you want to, but be prepared to scream your fucking head off when nothing you want to do ever works right and everything keeps crashing.
European style countries have one or two ways to do anything, and unless you’re a super hacker genius you can’t really get around that. At first this makes the system seem clunky and amatuer. However, once you master the ropes, which doesn’t take long since it’s a fairly intuitive system you don’t have to worry about much. Everything works as it should 99% of the time. And the services the system offers by default are much more robust than in America/Windows. However, the strength of the system is also its weakness. Yeah, working in the American system sucks, but there’s a lot to be said for being able to do god damned anything and rarely have to ask for permission. When you switch over to a Mac you really feel the impact of not being able to have as much freedom.
Both of these systems have their strengths and their weaknesses. Neither is truly better than the other…until you figure out what you want your operating system to do. Once you’ve decided that then one will be better for you.
However you felt about this post, you’ll probably feel the same way about these:
- Why you should not have faith in your government
- Don’t ask what your country can do for you
- Problems we accept are part of life but don’t have to
- Voting never has and will never save America
- Americans, you’re not represented in the 2012 presidential election
- Things Obama won’t change in his next four years as president
- Why Obamacare made me face palm
- Corruption reform
- A theory on improving the political election process
- Stop talking about guns and start talking about poverty
- Conservative Americans, you don’t need to overthrow your government to make the world a better place.
- Cost/Benefit Analysis of Terrorism
- A Discussion about Osama Bin Laden’s life, death and what it means for the future
- 10 solutions to most of America’s problems
- 6 steps to change America
- 9 reasons foreigners look down on America
- My American Beauty-esque rant about life in America
- Why are Americans so violent and unhappy?
- The Big Conspiracy Theory
- Have a sane perception of conspiracy theories
- Don’t give conspiracy theorists your money
Police and the Law
- An intervention with the police
- Thoughts on police who beat up protesters
- My experience with the TSA
- Should police enforce unjust laws?
- The 28th amendment
- My theory on accountability laws
- Why prostitution should be legal
- Why gambling should be legal
- 8 reasons to legalize marijuana you’ve already heard
- Why stop with just making drugs illegal?
- The American burqa
- Borders are inhumane
Occupy Wall Street
- Predictions on the Occupy Wall St. Protest
- An American Expat Visits the “Occupy Auckland” protest: Part 1, Part 2
- The Issue of Race in the Occupy movement
- Why I’m not sure if we need another big Occupy Wall Street style protest