The internet is often praised for speed, instant communication.
We use things people said online to crucify them. We talk of futures we fear or delight in, but it is all in the past.
The internet is far from instant. People change every moment. We have to stop condemning each other.
I'm not against debate, but remember we're all suffering and the below each side of an argument is someone suffering.
Sustainability isn't the better option, it's not the better choice.
It is the only thing to do that is not self-destruction. That is, by definition, what it is.
It's not a flavor to be added onto products like "spicy," "sour," "glittery," "country-pop," or something.
It is a criteria actions must meet to not be exploitative. If actions are not sustainable, they are hurting someone, either right now or in the near future.
We all want to save money when shopping. So for my print-on-demand art, like t-shirts, notebooks, stickers, etc. I've made a page where you can find all my work and hopefully the best price. https://savethis.space/pages/store
Thinking a lot about these ideas. What are you proud of? https://werd.io/2018/what-youre-proud-of
I'm editing an open book available publicly available on web & also downloadable in PDF & ebook. I have a question about the accessibility of how I'm doing premises and conclusions for philosophical arguments with ordered lists <ol>. Please see this post (replies here or there welcome!) #a11y https://www.rebus.community/t/logic-ed-benjamin-martin/625/37
Generation X rant is pretty good:
TIL that in the US, you can get advertisers to stop sending you physical mail by telling the post office "that you, *in your own discretion*, believe [the advertisements] to be 'erotically arousing or sexually provocative.'" (Emphasis mine.)
USPS and the advertiser are not legally allowed to contest this.
So if you tell them that CreditOne mailings just make you *too horny*...
The number of viewers of show equals the amount of dollars to charge advertisers equals show's budget and network profit.
Viewer numbers don't matter. Subscribers pay budget. However, number of new subscribers equals whether a show will continue because that equals profit.
mental health [~]
I have not been vocal about my struggles lately because I have somewhat reverted. The further you get away from some things, like a conflict in a relationship, the harder it is to face. My relationship with myself is uncomfortable. Not meditating, journaling, and sharing has put that distance in the equation. I will try to engage more and close that distance. Journaling and sharing has been a big part of my forward momentum in the past.
When a lot of queer and trans people shifted here back in August 2018 from Twitter, i commented that this was probably the first public social network that had this amount of trans people discussing things openly and safely alongside cis people and how groundbreaking that was in terms of normalising our experiences for all involved.
I still think this is the case today, which is why i feel its important we need to all collectively try our best to steer things here towards the positive.
Writer, video editor, motion graphics occasionally pay me. Creating art and having conversations fuel me.
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