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Plain Language Act:
Any attempt to regulate the language is foolish because language is natural, ever-evolving and deeply rooted in our consciousness. It will either fail or grow into some kind of [[Newspeak]].
"Take your (...) hippy dream world, I'll take reality and earning my happiness with my own efforts" - Barkey
Den harde nordmannbreadloaf: As a non-native speaker I had to read that twice, just to avoid falling into long pitfalls regarding if it was written with double negative or not.
"Max jail sentence is 15 years" sounds a lot more clear?
A guy called dvorak is tired. Tired of humanity not wanting to change to improve itself. Quite the sad tale.
Not Actually IndieI'm personally all for it. It's entirely possible to be clear and unambiguous without being inaccessible, and legalese is more of an affectation than a necessity. Sure, it's entirely possible to decipher government documents if you have a decent education and are willing to make the effort, but the government does not exist only to serve people with good educations, and it's a bad idea to underestimate how significant a barrier mere trivial inconveniences pose.
...eventually, we will reach a maximum entropy state where nobody has their own socks or underwear, or knows who to ask to get them back.
The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.
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