Wow all these freedom lovers who didn’t want to listen to the government when it asked them to wear masks to save people’s lives now love obeying the government when it’s telling them to go out and spend all their money on garbage and garbage activities that help human extinction wow I wonder what deep part of their freedom loving philosophy I’m missing I must be an idiotic sheeple it’s too complex for me to comprehend
the failure of seti compared to tic tac video is classic nerds being excessively academic and conservative in hypothesis and then overengineering a strategy to solve it. eg before we can investigate whether intelligent life exists and travels, we need to prove intelligent life exists. this kind of thinking plagues science; I see it all the time in other, less fantastical contexts.
My scifi instance got political huh well maybe we need better sci fi
US politics, libs having the wrong take yet again
Donald’s disaster of a covid response won’t hurt his re-election, as every news outlet is claiming, it’s going to help it. His base sees covid as a dream come true, where he literally can sit back and do nothing and POC communities will be destroyed, to a far greater extent than anyone other community.
Sign onto the About Face commitment to ending government use of face surveillance where you live. https://aboutfacenow.org
just set up a monthly donation for people's party-- recommend you look into it if you lean left https://peoplesparty.org/donate/
Richard Garfield’s chat on Mark Rosewater’s podcast was simple and tremendously insightful at the same time https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/media/podcasts #mtg
We don’t need heroes. We need robust ethical infrastructure so none of us have to depend so much on heroes.
found a way around having to use goodreads lmao https://www.glowing.surf/readinglog.txt
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