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.
Gooood morning, fediverse! Let's kick the weekend off with some #2MinuteSketch shall we? :D
Your word counts/time limits to work on pieces;
Sketch: 2 minutes per pic
Writing: 50 words per pic
Music: 30 mins per pic
Enjoy, have fun, and share your results!
Acting is an interesting field to be in these days. People are valued for portraying something they are not. However, we're finally seeing more conversations about appropriate cultural casting. Yet, you have Colin Firth & Stanley Tucci playing gay men in Supernova.
As the boundaries of acceptability change, we may even have to look at Glen Close and Amy Adams playing southern women in Hillbilly Elegy.
Fucking MyHeritage.com just cold called me trying to get me to pay them. They pronounced my first name right which made me think that it was not a marketing call. But when I said I had only logged in to play with Deep Nostalgia and I was not interested in any of their services they got very rude and tried to hang up on me.
Vulnerability and boundaries do not need to be at odds with each other.
If I overshare, you must be direct in telling me. If we normalized direct communication in this way, boundaries would be easy to set.
Instead, we lash out because this is how we set boundaries in the past. I do not share at all, for fear of overstepping a boundary we never established.
Advice can sometimes feel like the other person is being dismissive of your feelings.
That's a difficult issue. However, it is my issue as the receiver. My friends are only trying to help. They want to help. It is me that sees it as being dismissive because I am feeling like needing advice means I am a screw up, a failure, and seeing their advice as dismissive protects me from the hurt.
Writer, video editor, motion graphics occasionally pay me. Creating art and having conversations fuel me.
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