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Alright, my write.as blog is live and federating! Go follow @thescrawlerinthedarkness@write.as for all my spooky writings!

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Name: Alex Aloi
Alter-Egos: The Scrawler in the Darkness, @MontyVerdan

Hi everyone! I am a nonbinary and asexual of , , and . I like to play , especially and . My pronouns are they/them.

I am also the mortal incarnation of The Scrawler in the Darkness, a being that writes grim fates for those who step outside of reality. This piece of art by @artisticfennec is the only extant representation of this eldritch being...so far.

Wondering if the problem may be my wife card if it's unable to get the drivers because the driver for the card isn't working.

Currently in the process of installing Linux mint. Failed the first couple of times, trying to boot in compatibility mode.

Hey folks (signal boost appreciated): I'm working on a series of urban fantasy novels that will prominently feature solidarity economics (first one due to the publisher in September). Does anyone know of any co-ops open to giving access to their day to day operations for the sake of accurate storytelling? I really want to get the democratic practices and the mundane everyday stuff absolutely right. I think it is very important.

Describe your images, use Content Warnings, write your hashtags in PascalCase.

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i'm escaping to the one place that hasn't been corrupted by capitalism Show more

That's because the right-libertarian mindset isn't about freedom FROM control, it's about freedom TO control. They've managed to contort anti-authoritarian messaging to promote a more authoritarian society, which would be impressive if it wasn't so shitty

Their problem with society is that it's too democratic, not too authoritarian. That people who don't "deserve" authority conceptually have some means to have the slightest say in how their lives are run

And that's why ancaps aren't anarchists, and why I'm officially expropriating that Ayn Rand quote for the anti-authoritarian left thanks

Like it should come as a hint when the answer to "who will stop me" is "nobody, everyone's actually fine with this, I don't have to worry about it" that you're not actually rebelling against any authority. Right-libertarians dream of starting successful businesses and dodging taxes, which people do, all the time

They're not the ones taking illegal direct action to get what they want, or starting illicit businesses - hell, they're not even the ones starting secret independent societies in the wilderness the way Atlas Shrugged would have you believe. Real anarchists are doing all those things, while right-libs run for government

oh wow, I mean getting into a collective consciousness

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this is 85% of mastodon content that reaches my dash

Finished my Tiefling story five hours too late to submit it. Ah, well, I guess it's going on the blog, once I edit it a bit.

:drake_dislike: throwing insane amounts of money down a hole to try and moonshot full automation to drive down wages under capitalism

:drake_like: asking workers what would make their tasks easier and building targeted automation to ease the workload under socialism

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