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23andme is hiding my extraterrestrial heritage why

the true secret to success is just getting too old and tired and disinterested in sabotaging yourself

I think it’s profound how we live long enough to see our sincere beliefs and hard work become ridiculous and obsolete as we mature but also sucks tbh lol

The evil eye ancient cultures tried to ward off is probably just our simulation’s tracking algo

I guess my point from the last post is, (excluding absolute necessity/opportunity), it’s probably better to work jobs that give you skills to be independent living somewhere cheap vs in a rat race where nothing is ever paid off and the consequences of that life is ecological disaster consumption

free as a bird as in confined to specific, well-defined migratory paths

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📄 Lori Emerson, “Did We Dream Enough?” THE THING BBS as an Experiment in Social-Cyber Sculpture, 2020 rhizome.org/editorial/2020/dec

“… with a PC, the right software, a phone line, and a modem, in theory anyone could not just participate in but help build this consensual hallucination. And perhaps it’s exactly this vision of cyberspace that we can bring back to 2020: small, vibrant online communities—like those exemplified by mesh networks—that are independently/communally owned and managed, whose technical infrastructure is intentionally modest, and whose slowness is fully embraced.”

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after the world shut down i am emerging as something else

i don't know how the youths do it, watching their phone screens for constant bad opinions and attention seeking

Going out to see people when the city is half-open is like starting the windows 95 in safe mode. Feeling the simulation hard today.

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1986 Puma shoes that connect to your "Apple IIE, Commodore 64 or 128 or IBM PC Computer"

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Sharing a list of online bookstores I know about so you don't have to buy from Amazon or B&N (EXPAND) 

McSweeney’s, independent nonprofit publishing company
store.mcsweeneys.net/

Detritus Books
detritusbooks.com/

Firestorm Coop, collectively-owned radical bookstore
firestorm.coop/

AK Press, worker-run, collectively-managed, anarchist publishing and distribution
akpress.org/

Thriftbooks, huge independent bookseller, sells new and used books for good prices
thriftbooks.com/

Fellow Traveler, bookstore owned and operated by Listen Left Audiobooks
fellowtravelerbooks.org/

Small Beer Press, publisher of fantasy and literary fiction
smallbeerpress.com/

Left Wing Books, publisher and distributor of radical books and pamphlets
leftwingbooks.net/

Bookshop⁣.org, online bookstore with a mission to support local bookstores
bookshop.org/

#book #books #bookstore #online #boycottamazon #indie #independant

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ELECTRIC GLOWING SURF: a neon, buzzing phenomenon that can occur when many electronic, memory-filled devices come into close contact, especially in heavily polluted waters. See also Tamagotchi, CD-RW, VHS, VirtualBoy, Keytar