I'm not stockpiling food (I mean, canning for next year, but that's different and yet I'm conflating them anyway). Not buying guns or building a shack. Just planting fruit trees and thinking about how I'd deal with particular shortages. Like, what do I do without prescription painkillers that keep me from killing myself if supplies of obscure meds are iffy? And that seems simultaneously insane yet responsible?
Masto 101 for new folks:
Home timeline: This is the timeline that scrolls too fast for you to read, you click on it if you want to be taken to some random thing that wasn't under your mouse cursor when you clicked.
Local timeline: this is where the gays are
Notifications: This is what you refresh continuously to slake your thirst for attention.
Getting started: This sometimes gets replaced with things you click on for some reason. no one knows why.
Down with this sort of thing please: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/02/pentagon-balloons-surveillance-midwest
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@SelfsameSynonym I'll just say it right out (and forgive me for saying the magic words aloud)
"free speech" is a concept that's completely rotten by now and someone needs to put a bullet in its head. it's a bloodstained idol now, not a legitimate social or political ideal, and I wanna pull it down and smash it
Western society, American society in particular, wants to defend "free speech" to the death when it doesn't know what "free" means or what "speech" means. it's unhinged
most persons' notions of both "speech" and "freedom" are appalling, puerile
what are we gonna do about that?
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So now I've had a conversation with a moderator at Fosstodon.
It seems as though, despite the sites pretty bold CoC prohibition on "public or private oppressive language or actions" (language they borrowed from elsewhere), they construe that prohobition much more narrowly than is written.
In fact they allow a great deal of oppressive language, if you don't @ anyone directly.
This contradiction bolsters my inclination to suspend the instance—until they decide to enforce their CoC as written.
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