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Hobbes Was Fond of his Dram

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Happy Saturday, everyone.

This is not the” post I’ve been working on, but a foundational element of it. I’d like your help with something, as we move toward an important new Slope. Not just new with respect to its underlying technology, but new with respect to its atmosphere.

I’ve put together a statement of purpose. I’d like you to read it and tell me:

  1. Any misspellings, syntactical errors, or other screw-ups;
  2. If I’ve missed anything important

I look forward to your feedback. Here it is:

For nearly the first sixteen years of Slope’s existence, I never bothered putting together any kind of manifesto, statement of purpose, or similar page. I never considered it important, and I figured it would get about as much attention as a Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.