On the Kraut airline pilot: "Spectacular gesture" and "change the system". Boringly classic for the manic phase of a bipolar personality ... especially one that decided, because
of the manic phase, to skip his lithium.
Nice obvious picture.
And again boringly classic: Privacy laws and Die-Versity laws and "patients rights" laws are genocidal.
Bipolar personalities can accomplish huge bursts of high-quality creativity. If you're making animations or publishing novels, you can use some uncontrolled bipolars.
The perfect job where you DON'T want a bipolar is airline pilot. Other managerial or driver-type jobs are nearly as bad, but airline pilot is ... boringly classic.
Privacy kills as usual.
"Change the system"? The system is locked down tighter than a cockpit door, and the alleged so-called humans at the wheel are exactly 10000 times crazier
than you. They're perfectly willing to kill 1.5 million to make their version of a "spectacular gesture". Your piddly little 150 will not begin to impress them.
The one non-boring aspect of this mess is the fast information flow after
the event. A similar event in America would be a State Secret. No Comment Because Of Ongoing Investigation For The Next 75 Years. I don't know if Germany has different laws on Ongoing Investigation, or someone decided this was too important for laws.
Later thought: A pilot can't "change the system" but a mass movement by consumers could. Refuse to fly.
The airplane was invented after the telephone, so passenger aviation was never necessary
. Now that phones include all sorts of video and data-sharing capabilities, aviation is even less needed
than it was at the start. If nobody flies, the airlines will disappear and the TSA won't be able to molest you. TSA's budget and workforce will continue to double every year, of course. Parkinson. But you won't be bothered.
Update a few days later: Toldja so.
Even after a grotesquely obvious proof, Die-Versity roars back into murderous action. Can't keep ahead of these infinite x infinite x infinite hypersatans.