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What planet is in what house and how can I blame it for my posts today.

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Let’s call this thread:

Being an EMT in a Pandemic

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Because I’m weird, I’m going to start documenting all the various soap dispensers I encounter. Some of them raise a lot of questions.

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Testimonials about Courtney:

“I would trust Courtney to save my life.” — @bcj

Kidposting 

Proud to say that Kid1 identified the final ball to be potted in pool as "infinity" due to the character inscribed on it.

The B in BMI stands for Bullshit 

every single paper on weight (gain, loss, obesity, anorexia, etc) these days has to lead with: "The authors are aware that BMI is problematic*, however it was the only data available for our study."

if it doesn't, you can immediately discard it.

unless, of course, they somehow managed to measure their own data! (but who *does* that??)

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*racist, sexist, useless for "edge-cases"

dad showdown

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*sweating, first time DJing a Halloween party*

uhh, err, sure this is probably spooky

*queues up Wilco "Spiders"*

a calvin peeing decal but it's just into a urinal

was thinking about this gender comic i made. I made us cats because i didn't want ppl focusing on my parents' race or whatever (or my gender...). I know my dad's thoughts are influenced by buddhism--i.e. that drawing distinctions between identities causes antagonism. Though there is still somethiing distinctly western about his response, vs i think maybe my mom's response is coming from a more confucian idea of gender.

u ever just... divide your country's total annual GDP by its current population?

i can fix d&d by just saying you get an extra +2 and a +1 wherever you want instead of whatever "racial ability score" bonuses the game says you get

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invite me to your parents' house. I will be rude to your dad. I will talk over him in order to continue the topic of conversation you brought up and he interrupted

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Bless this man https://redd.it/puww9n

I still don't think we talk enough about how Sweet Home Alabama is a deeply racist song which needs to stop being played at sporting events down here, as well as just generally. It was conceived as a response to Neil Young singing of racist legislation and hate crimes in Alabama

dont marry american women

they will reveal themselves to be male rabbits, then when you try to shoot them in retaliation they will stick their fingers in your shotgun barrel while eating a carrot and the shotgun will blow on your face. happens every time

Ursula K Le Guin, on tech workers:
"Real power goes to waste. Every wizard uses his art against the others, serving the men of greed. What good can any art be used that way? It's wasted. It goes wrong, or it's thrown away. Like slaves' lives. Nobody can be free alone. Not even a mage. All of them working their magic in prison cells, to gain nothing. There's no way to use power for good."
- "The Finder", from "Tales from Earthsea"

i think the important perspective to keep is the idea that human society should be organized to take care of peoples needs regardless of who they are. any time you start talking about which groups of people are more "deserving" youre marching to the tune of reactionaries

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