I've given up on configuring my Emacs setup using Rational Emacs and gone back to Doom. I'd love to have my own custom config, but I'll never in a million years get close to the level of refinement that Doom offers. I'm better off just riding along with a "bloated", opinionated framework and spending time /using/ Emacs instead of playing with it.

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@jackbaty I sort of disagree. I'm not a power user and used and loved the Prelude kit for a long time. Eventually, I started from scratch as I wanted to increase my knowledge and reduce the unwanted bloat so I just incrementally lifted the Prelude elements I wanted.

@andyc Oh you're not the only one! Many people disagree about using a "kit". For me, every time I try building my own I end up with days/weeks of cursing and frantically trying to recreate all of the little niceties from Doom. Using a kit like Doom doesn't prevent me from learning Emacs. It also doesn't /force/ me to learn a bunch of stuff I don't want to :)

@jackbaty well @andyc lives for the days/weeks of cursing.

Those yaks don't shave themselves.

@basil @jackbaty Workaround. Root cause unknown.

(define-key org-mode-map (kbd "M-h") 'org-metaleft)
(define-key org-mode-map (kbd "M-H") 'org-shiftmetaleft)
@jackbaty ...although maybe I am missing out on new, exciting, innovative, bleeding edge Emacs packages Bozhidar Batsov has tested, validated, tuned and added to Prelude, relegating other legacy packages whereas I am stuck with a static configuration from 2018 (with package updates).
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