No matter which social network you're on, following a diverse group of people helps you taking a peek at the other side of your personal filter bubble.

You don't have to agree with everything and everyone, but please, at least try to listen to people and their opinions.

It will help you appreciate your own life, and may just make you a little wiser.

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@fribbledom I'll give you a "yess, but."

Yes, but it is okay for people to need and have comfort zones where they can relax and NOT constantly have your brain stretched.

In my case, Shop is a largely a comfort zone for me, and Quora is the site where I seek out people with differing view points to follow and learn from. This way I have somewhat control over how much brain stretching I get in a day to suit my mental health, which is really important for self care.

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The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.