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📄 Is Selling Shares in Yourself the Way of the Future?

newyorker.com/magazine/2022/08

I went ahead and read this after seeing the headline shared as a screenshot a few times. Did not disappoint, end-of-days stuff wrapped in New Yorker veneer. Brainstorming new ways to foreclose human life while eating vegan sushi in SF.

It's epic tho, and I did appreciate the framing of markets as time-worming wealth devices:
"Corporations are allowed to worm their wealth forward and backward in time by selling shares"

⚠️ grim reading - The future is cancelled 

Looking forward to this take-down of the article on This Machine Kills

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⚠️ grim reading - The future is cancelled 

@air_pump I think it's wild that the author of this article thinks this is a novel idea idea when I had encountered it in a novel published in 2009.

⚠️ grim reading - The future is cancelled 

@fullstackthaumaturge to be fair there are a few references to earlier versions of the idea, and I leaned some things, but yea they totally echo the hype and cultish vibes

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