♲ @email@example.com: I was really just thinking of the kernel, but it also applies to everything else.
These things are really amazing social constructions. Underneath the glossy veneer there's a huge amount of arguments, bugs, clashing of titanic egos and corporate agendas and so on. And yet somehow out of the fog of war we still manage to obtain a usable system. Usable enough to run the planet.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: And one day we must ask the question, ‘Why are there forty million poor people in America? And when you begin to ask that question, you are raising questions about the economic system, about a broader distribution of wealth.’ When you ask that question, you begin to question the capitalistic economy. And I’m simply saying that more and more, we’ve got to begin to ask questions about the whole society. https://protestationblog.wordpress.com/quotes5/#quotenr6494
teleSUR's special coverage of #Nicaragua's revolution delivers facts and history of one of the most important events in Latin America.
1/ The Sandinista Revolution has delivered peace, stability, reconciliation, national unity and well-being of the people: Valdrack Jaentschke, Minister Adviser for International Affairs & the Caribbean. #Nicaragua40Revolucion
instructive #NeverAgain allegory Show more
A rabbi told the story of a village that gathered in the square and drummed in response to a fire.
The people didn't go beyond the drumming and the village burned down.
"You fools! The drumming is meant to be a warning call only. It's not enough to drum, you must then stop the fire."
"This protest is merely the drumming. We must all leave this action to go onto put out the fire. Close the Camps."
#NeverAgain ICE protest recap Show more
I attended a Never Again protest against ICE yesterday. I went in solidarity with my Jewish partner. It was very powerful. Faith-based actions oftentimes are.
This facet of the growing #AbolishICE movement is definitely one to join, support and promote in whatever capacity and relationship is right for you.
#MoodleNet Federation Testing Programme
It's clear that "technologically neutral" can lead to abuses: Tusky being "neutral because the tech permits it" could have led to more hate speech like "kill all Jews", Mozilla doing "nothing because certs are technically designed to work this way" lets the digital rights of Kazakhs be eroded.
It is clear that technology serves a human purpose, technology doesn't serve itself, so I believe we shouldn't let our human morals be a slave to technology, we should make technology reflect our humanism
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