A gentle reminder Show more
Everything about you that makes you feel alone, makes you difficult and misunderstood, that frustrates you, is something that *someone* will find charming, effortless, comprehensible, and glorious.
Don't round off your edges to fit in a place that is uncomfortable. Find the place where you fit, even if you have to try a hundred times, because you, really you, are a phenomenon that has never been seen before, will never be seen again, and the world deserves to experience.
I've just learned about discordapp. What are its advantages over Skype?
food, poverty, pol Show more
i don't know how to communicate the state of things to folks who don't live it. nobody close to me eats enough, sleeps enough, has winter clothes, or any assurance that we'll be able to make rent on a regular basis. medical debt, student debt, credit card debt -- it just accumulates. there's no other way to survive. people freeze to death in the street next to towers of empty condos. this isn't a metaphor. it's not a joke. we're dying.
Now seems like a good time to remind everyone that our platform is designed to help you avoid wasting money in excessive payment processing fees.
Liberapay is now officially a multi-currency platform! We have implemented support for US dollars in addition to the euro. Blog post: https://medium.com/liberapay-blog/liberapay-now-supports-us-dollars-f9484e3008f8
Photos of Southern California today call to mind /The Parable of the Sower/.
The single greatest benefit - by far - is that blockchain was never patented.
making lists and schedules as selfcare
Upstream, makers of great podcasts on alternative economies, need some new gear to make the podcast. Help them out if you can spare something: https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/upstream-needs-new-equipment-urgently
"Intellectual property". The enclosure of ideas built upon the commons of all prior thought. What a ridiculous concept.
The pro-capitalism argument of 'look at these things that it has achieved' is based on the assumption that these things couldn't have been achieved under any other system.
"The greatest gift we have is the ability to organize our actions and goals around a set of principles that we establish ourselves, rather than trying to speak lines and act out rules that have been written for us by soulless institutions and the spiritually weak."
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What's the best English language translation of the Bible?
I once saw someone say that pixel art was the first truly masculine art form and to this day I carry my great grandmothers cross stitch sampler around with me so that in case I ever meet that person I can throw it at them
Libertarians are so frustrating.
Hi. Do you have a local taxi company? Do they have a union? If so, use them. Pay a little extra and up the chances they'll steal staff from Uber. My local taxis have an app that's efficient enough and they're all really scared they're going to lose the company that protects their rights to a company that exploits people