amazing news: I’ve found the best chocolate at trader joes again after having lost it for a few months. apparently it has been at the checkout the entire time

anyway back to my regularly scheduled Catte Postes

I don’t largely care it just seems like ppl haven’t been paying attention

@cara it's kind of wild to me that they don't give any indication of even _considered_ how to deal with the problem that moderation is impossible at scale. how can you be launching a new social platform to fix the problems with social media, when you haven't accurately identified those problems??

this man is probably the greatest Scottish person to ever have lived

idk maybe the idea of anti-corporate software is somehow alien to zoomers and younger still but being deliberately prickly, unsearchable, unmonetizable and unintelligible is how we raise a safe society imo

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The only hot takes I am subject to on mastodon are my own acrid ones and I’d like to keep it that way. I like living in my friend.camp bog with a tin of beans and it’s not that I don’t salute you I just think it’s taking a step backwards into birdsite swamp

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Have any of you assholes been paying attention to the fact that the Always Online are fucking stuff up at a rate of knots

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Then the post was like, ‘it’s just a place for people who can keep a tab open whilst doing things outside’ like ????????? The fucking PEAK of online should be that!!!!! The opposite of that is the HELLHOLE we are forced to pay attention to

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I don’t think mastodon has revolutionised my life but it allows you to make community and anything at massive scale and for money is going to break that

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I just read this post about cohost that really made me not want to go there. It was like ‘mastodon was not nazi free like I was promised and also it turns out people can always be assholes and also I want everyone to be in a capitalist compensation system’ like ????? When you are alive, you have to constantly stop fascism, capitalism AND assholes from happening and you can’t do any of that by trying to get back INTO money jail only with one centralised ruler and more moderators you don’t know

What if I loved people so much I tolerated baths

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generally I’m allergic to cats but we feed them some kind of kitten food that binds the allergen in their saliva via an egg protein and so far I am completely fine

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We rescued them and they had really bad fleas but I washed them and it was less terrible than I thought due to the fact that these two kittens love people so much they purred through the entire thing

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The tiny one is Aila, a Gaelic name. She’s the runt of the litter but definitely the one that’s the explorer/researcher

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Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.