Tweet for boosting: https://twitter.com/coopwatercooler/status/868902508453867521
"The more society hurts young boys and the more we hurt ourselves the more we desperately hunger for what it promises, following its instructions and hurting ourselves all the more. Success, power, toughness, the softest boys become the hungriest for the currencies we are told might buy back what the world has stolen from us."
@rechelon "Authoritarian ideologies have always appealed to the most vulgar of our psychological needs. The twists and turns of their arguments are often ludicrous on the face because they’re not actually about intellectual persuasion, but emotional promises. The subtext is the point: We offer you community. We offer you power." THIS
@clayton @ghost my feelings exactly. I never quite engaged in any of the "alternative" options since none of them looked very appealing nor particularly interesting in terms of content and overall experience. On the contrary #Mastodon somehow managed to meet me with an outstanding experience (despite the odd, multi-column design)