#introduction hi everyone! I am a she/her interested in way too many things, but not great at many (which I am very comfortable with 😁): drawing, knitting, video and board games, dungeon mastering, machine learning. I also enjoy reading and watching movies and TV, and am actually pretty good at those 😅 looking forward to getting to know everyone!
canpol, qcpol, pol, ukpol, uspol, shitpostpol
my electoral priorities are to have a climate that isn’t trying to murder me, to lift up human beings loving themselves & others, & to support real actual labourers doing real actual work, & somehow this is still the underdog option vs. licking rich people’s boots.
Crying over archaeology again
When this child was hurt, people came together to help them. They were helped medically and they were given support and care while they healed and afterwards and they made it to adulthood. People like to say it's just human nature to be shitty to each other but it's also human nature to care for the members of your community who need help.
Islamic State tests out NFTs
September 4, 2022
criticism, about "ban cars" shitposts and disability whataboutism
I probably shouldn't have written the toot at all because I don't want to snark at like disabled people who need to vent too.
the thing is just that disabled people and people who are against a car-centric system are artificially placed into two separate groups (which they really are not) and then pitched against each other and it's frustrating to observe this pattern.
subtooty, about "ban cars" shitposts and disability whataboutism
each time there is a "no cars" shitposts there will SURE be a reply of "what about disabled people"
do it with sincere posts, will you please, yes? leave the shitposts against cars alone, the need to vent is real, and yes, shitposting against cars doesn't mean that anyone wants to take the car from the single parent nurse, the disabled city dweller or the homeless person living in their car, alright?
all cars are bullshit
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A little social tip from Emi
Venting out your feelings is good, but please ask the other person before doing it! If they know that's what you're doing, they're much more likely to just listen quietly instead of trying to respond and give their opinion
Plus, you're giving them a chance to say it if they don't feel like they can handle someone else's emotional issues at the moment. You definitely don't want to do it umprompted if they can't
From Ursula K. Le Guin:
“For we each of us deserve everything, every luxury that was ever piled in the tombs of the dead kings, and we each of us deserve nothing, not a mouthful of bread in hunger. Have we not eaten while another starved? Will you punish us for that? Will you reward us for the virtue of starving while others ate? No man earns punishment, no man earns reward. Free your mind of the idea of deserving, the idea of earning, and you will begin to be able to think.”
white, cis, 30s portuguese. leftist, pursuer of too many hobbies, hugger of cats. also poster of pictures of cats, and food. in between those I grace my followers with my whining.
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