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Comment: Re:or simpler (Score 1) 716

by ahodgson (#49030879) Attached to: Is Modern Linux Becoming Too Complex?

Yeah except now it's a single binary with 100 configuration files. Half of which just run a shell script anyway, because you need one to get the job done.

And I don't even mind that it replaces init, init sucked, but that it's that it's hijacking ntp, login control, syslog, cron, and any number of other tools that just worked before systemd.

Comment: Re: Honestly... (Score 1) 328

by ahodgson (#48925609) Attached to: Valve's Economist Yanis Varoufakis Appointed Greece's Finance Minister

Yes, I meant exactly what I said. Without constant inflation, you could save money from working and retire on it. With inflation, you are instead forced to invest that money, generally in financial instruments, and hope that it grows at least as fast as inflation (plus whatever taxes and fees you get charged for the privilege of having your money keep up with inflation). Inflation therefore punishes savers.

The rich have much greater access to and control over productive assets. They control the financial sector, which gains most of the benefits of saver's money being forced into investments. Constant inflation is the largest cause of growing wealth inequality.

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something. -- Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil