I have troubling news, friends... you know all those creationists who said "I didn't descend from some kinda monkey!!!" and you scoff because we're descended from *apes*?
Well uh turns out that humans, and apes in general, are descended from monkeys. So in a sense, they kinda had it not entirely wrong!!!
Tonight I heard music by African Americans, performed in a temple built 2,000 years ago by Africans -- possibly slaves -- and stolen by colonial powers, shipped to the other side of the Earth, to rest on land stolen from the people who had lived here for millennia. All that in a wing of the museum sponsored by the billionaire architects of the opioid crisis.
What a weird world.
s4e23, "The Host": This really bothers me. In this utopian future, it's not only acceptable but *commonplace* for people to have sex with other species. In this very episode, Dr. Crusher learns that her ~lover~ is actually a big fat parasitic bug, but after a moment's thought, she's cool with it. But she couldn't possibly have sex with a humanoid who presents as female?? Even by its own internal logic this makes no sense. #TNGwatch
Oh wow. The rest of these are unlabeled.... But clearly not blank. I don't even have a single optical drive in the house. Maybe that's for the best???
Do you guys remember these dinky little CDs? They would absolutely tear up any slot-load drives they found, it was like a huge prank
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