OMG my 13yrs old cousin announced to my grandma that they might be trans (female to male) and wanna be called by Tom instead of Sophie (not real names 'cause privacy but you get the idea)
My grandma answered " I am learning every day from my little children & I am really proud of you for searching a new path in your life"
4 years ago the sane grandma was homophobic. Everyone can learn, change at every age.
This was the positive post of the day 💖
sudo apt install anarchism
I'm not kidding.
There's a package in the Ubuntu repos called 'anarchism', and it's a collection of simple html pages explaining the basics of #anarchism.
My dearest tabitha,
We posted thru it today, although the TL was kinda boring tbh. We lost three good mufos to instance drama, a senseless loss that makes one wonder what posting is all about. Lewds are running low. The excitement over the passing of George Bush sr won’t last us thru the weekend, I fear. Hellthreads have claimed some of our most powerful posters. Pet pics sustain us now, please include a dog pic with your next correspondence, or if this ye cannot do:pls show the feet, sweetie.
More teenage political theory
This note on productivity and creativity is a bit less profound, but also not bad: https://telegra.ph/Note-from-20067---Creativity-and-Productivity-03-03
Teenage political theory
While packing I found this little draft from 2006/7, with an interesting idea on how liberal democracies have to delecately balance the contradicting nationalism and anarchy* underlying them. Not bad for my 18 year old self with basically zero political education! https://telegra.ph/Note-from-20067-03-03
*My understanding of anarchism at the time was very limited and influenced by right-wing "libertarianism" but I feel the basic insight kinda holds either way.
Based on right-wing critics of communism, a mode of production should be dismissed out if hand if one of these is true of any one State which claimed to be upholding it:
- it descended into authoritarianism
- it carried out a genocide of some kind
- a famine ever took place there
- it repressed individual liberty in any way
How, I wonder, would capitalism fare if the same standards were applied to its own evaluation?
המשך (מרמרת שמאל, אי-הצבעה)
"לא לשתף פעולה עם מצג השווא" רומז שהפסקת שיתוף הפעולה בידי חלק מהמפה הפוליטית יקשה על השלטון להציג את עצמו כדמוקרטי, אבל בארץ מחזיקים עשרות שנים מליוני אנשים בלי זכות הצבעה וגם זה לא מפריע למצג השווא. אני לא מבין איך אפשר להתנהל נטו במישור העקרוני. פוליטיקה זה כאן בעולם האמתי.
it's true that anti-Zionism isn't always antisemitism, but "Zionist" can mean different things to different people, so actual antisemites will often claim to only be anti-Zionist
e.g. "most Jews are Khazars. it's not antisemitic to say that, it's anti-Zionist!"
or "freemasons control the world on behalf of Israel. it's not antisemitic to say that; it's anti-Zionist!"
to make things worse, the left doesn't always do a very good job at calling such people out on antisemitism
Toootim is for toootin'
(Main instance language is Hebrew)
מצטרפות/ים חדשות למסטודון מוזמנות בחום לעיין במדריך "ברוכות הבאות למסטודון".