@trwnh a good decision, although a little dismayed his reasoning is still based on looking at what terrible platforms are doing and trying to make Mastodon match that. But “post” is a clearer term, and Mastodon has enough granular functionality and lingo that anything that makes it easier to understand and use is a benefit.

with the power of blockchain we have finally created decentralized ponzi schemes

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Mads: it's just frustrating, it's CLEARLY queer-baiting and it's such a capitalist nightmare
Me: yes mads bu-
Mads: I mean, is nothing sacred anymore? Does global capital need to extract every ounce of culture from every corner of society? Is there anything that they won't do for a quick buck?
Me: listen I'm sorry th-
Mads: and even if you think it's """not that deep""" it's at the VERY least false advertising, it's immoral
Me: I'm sorry build-a-bear workshop wasn't what you expected

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

Detritus Books

Firestorm Coop, collectively-owned radical bookstore

AK Press, worker-run, collectively-managed, anarchist publishing and distribution

Thriftbooks, huge independent bookseller, sells new and used books for good prices

Fellow Traveler, bookstore owned and operated by Listen Left Audiobooks

Small Beer Press, publisher of fantasy and literary fiction

Left Wing Books, publisher and distributor of radical books and pamphlets

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

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

@Aleums I don’t even know which track this is, just faving because all the songs from this game kick ass

still in the rain
everywhere i go
so cold
still in the rain

ad network that assumes any engagement means you actually hate the thing

Everything indicates—the smallest does, and the largest does;
A necessary film envelops all, and envelops the Soul for a proper time.

wandering into the kitchen high as shit trying to brew relaxing tea at 4am

Chuckling to myself as I remember the phrase "intellectual dark web"

Aaaaaah fuck me, not-at-all-happy anniversary to this post, gosh I wish I could unpin it. Quarantine is technically over but the pandemic is relentless.

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In Peter Damian's Book of Gomorrha (c. 1050), the most comprehensive and explicit condemnation of sodomy of the European Middle Ages, the author complains in particular about two priests who had sex and then confessed to each other.

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Friend Camp

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