shout out to my brain for giving me a dream about a bear in the big blue house RPG where characters have traits like "take damage when being washed"

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2029: Americans finally become annoyed with not having the metric system.

Democratic president Ernie Sandwich decides to implement reforms, and the Democrats decide to do the decent thing and compromise.

It is on this day that the inch-metre is implemented

:thounking: i'm planning on moving to a new instance but i'm trying to figure out which one now

I really need to move past this CPU avatar if I want people to take me seriously, but my government-assigned fursona got lost in the mail

ladies, gentlemen, multisex, robot, or undecided

the bible story of Adam and Eve is the original removing a rib so you can suck your own dick

People often wonder why printers are so cantankerous but frankly any device that embeds pigmented runes in the remains of long-dead trees is going to be stricken by an ancient faerie curse from the start

A big problem with the way history is taught is that we aren't taught the full context of just how awful life was back then. We're (Sweden here) taught the names and lives of an awful lot of kings and how much they murdered people but we never get the perspective of serfs and tradespeople. They don't matter, because workers don't matter to this day.

Make education leftist, make people understand the class struggle that goes on to this day. Teach kids to draw parallels between oppression back then and oppression now.

one of the most interesting moments in my schooling was watching a teacher sweatily try to explain the difference between patriotism (good) and nationalism (bad).

If anything's going to help anything we did of value survive the coming digital dark age, it's good library management and screen burn-in.

The spaceship landed, and an alien emerged.
"Greetings," it said to the crowd that had gathered.
"Do you wish to see our leader?" someone called.
"Not really."
"Are you here to conquer us?"
"What? No!"
"Will you save us?"
"Er... No?"
"Then why are you here?"
"You seemed lonely."

Going to a regional/national quaker youth retreat was just:
Being taught communism by day
Laying your head on a hippie's stomach by night

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I know for a fact this was true for millennial american Friends. I cannot speak for today's quaker youth, or with full certainty about Gen-X.

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