[Chugalug] Loomio group decision-making software

Tim Youngblood timyoungblood at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 23:15:17 UTC 2013


You really think software was the limiter on Occupy?

That is like saying the titanic would have faired better with air
conditioning.
On Aug 7, 2013 11:13 AM, "David Welch" <nicederangement at gmail.com> wrote:

> Has anyone looked at this? https://github.com/loomio/loomio
>
> I wonder how much farther the Occupy crowd could have gotten with better
> software.
>
> Dave
>
> Ps Does Chugalug have meetings?
> On Aug 7, 2013 11:07 AM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Yeah...no its not.
>>
>> Rationalwiki was founded to fight Conservapedia, while some of their
>> articles are written in a humorous tone, they are dead serious and usually
>> cited
>>
>> I mean, have you even watched the Daily Show or Colbert? Sure, its
>> comedy, but the points raised are legitimate none the less.
>>
>> Mises is a joke in the actual economic joke, on the same level as the
>> Creationism Museum and the Family Research Council.
>> On Aug 7, 2013 10:01 AM, "Tyler Mittan" <flashbatmanquestion at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> What's also stupid about the Rational Wiki is that they advocate pure
>>> empiricism. Anything they write should be taken as satire with small
>>> insights of actual information. It's virtually the Daily Show of the
>>> internet.
>>> On Aug 7, 2013 10:36 AM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Ludwig_von_Mises_Institute
>>>>
>>>> All I have to say about anything Mises and Lew Rockwell related.
>>>> On Aug 7, 2013 9:32 AM, "Tyler Mittan" <flashbatmanquestion at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> http://mises.org/daily/6401/
>>>>> http://www.freebanking.org/2013/04/22/bitcoin/
>>>>>
>>>>> Here are two specifically about bitcoin. The law of supply and demand
>>>>> dictates the worth of just about anything we consider valuable. Money is no
>>>>> different. It doesn't matter if it is bitcoin or the dollar. That's why
>>>>> there is such thing as inflation because it causes an influx in money being
>>>>> spent which then creates higher prices because more money being spent
>>>>> creates the incentive to raise prices. This also explains why we might not
>>>>> be experiencing the inflation many economists expected us to because while
>>>>> the new credit expansion is definitely there, banks are holding onto it
>>>>> because of uncertainty. So I was not directly saying that bitcoin's worth
>>>>> is dictated by the law of supply and demand, I am saying that all money is.
>>>>> Bitcoin included. I agree that many people don't accept it, but I think
>>>>> they would in the absence of a monopoly on currency via the government.
>>>>> On Aug 7, 2013 10:21 AM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Post your links.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also, before quoting 'law of supply and demand' which is one of the
>>>>>> most often misquoted economic terms, please provide me with a list of banks
>>>>>> that accept bitcoins as a trade medium, and major retailers that accept
>>>>>> them.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also, let me be clear in my intentions with this: it is not to call
>>>>>> anyone out or plaster anyone as a fool, but merely to play devils advocate
>>>>>> and provide skepticism
>>>>>> On Aug 7, 2013 9:16 AM, "Tyler Mittan" <flashbatmanquestion at gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Don't treat it like it's something that's away from the law of
>>>>>>> supply and demand. Nothing has its value “set" unless there is some kind of
>>>>>>> price control. The value is set by the law of supply and demand.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If there truly is finite amount of bitcoins that are being created
>>>>>>> than the worth of a bitcoin will not be able to one day be worthless unless
>>>>>>> everybody decides to stop taking bitcoins. Right now it is almost a
>>>>>>> currency, but it won't be such as long as the us government decides it
>>>>>>> doesn't want a competing currency.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> There are some good economists that talk about bitcoins and it might
>>>>>>> be worth reading what they have to say before knocking it.
>>>>>>>
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