'I like the internet' is a phrase I'd like to use more often, but the powers that be forbid me from heartily embracing said statement. In this instance I will refrain from the spiritual issues some may attribute to the digital web of text files and will instead embrace the technical side of things.
To tell you that you could get around all those "ALLOW COOKIES OR CRY" popups on a majority of websites that you only need to read from, would probably be immoral.
Of course if a website becomes disfunctional (for our purposes meaning "we can't access the content we came for"), after you pull this card out of your sleeve, that's its business. We all understand that's how it makes money, learns about our favorite meals, offers us relevant content, watches us urinate, etc. What's actually disgusting is that it prevents plain text browsing and treads on the very basal feature of the internet - serving text.
In the famous words of Emma Goldman: "Plain text or bust!"
Copy the default file to your home folder of configurations.
$ cp /etc/xdg/luakit/rc.lua ~/.config/luakit/
Next, open the newly copied file in your favorite editor and ucomment (remove --) the following line:
In more great news, your choices are saved locally, thus luakit will remember which sites to block scripts on, every time you visit them. You can press ,tr to reset these rules.
require "noscript" local noscript = require "noscript" noscript.enable_scripts = false
This article is sponsored by disgust. No, not the sugar company. The emotion.