Due to my somewhat radical beliefs on certain subjects, as well as my
general dissatisfaction with the current political climate in the
United States, I tend not to make many posts of an overly political
However, I want to take this time to publicly state that I am more
than willing to discuss how important it is for each and every citizen
to exercise all of their rights, including their right to vote.
It’s been a while.
I’ve recently been working on myself a lot more, in an overall
sense. With the way that this year has treated me, I think I really
needed to take a step back and decide what is actually important to
me. You can never really tell what tomorrow’s gonna bring (2016 has
taught me that if nothing else), and so today is all the time I’ve got
to live the way I want to.
So, naturally, I start optimizing.
I’ve begun to once again feel a strong devotion to running things in
the OS I support the most, as opposed to where it might be more
I use GNU/Linux (specifically Slackware) almost exclusively for all of
my work. It is fast, easy, and lets me do what I want to do without
getting in my way too much. If I need something, it is easy to obtain,
and it DOESN’T cost an arm and a leg just to get off the ground.
I could go on and on about why I prefer using Linux and Slack, but
that’s not the point of this post, so I’ll leave it as written.