I'm Cobalt! I'm 31. I'm a white #cisgender woman, and am married but #polyamorous . I'm #bisexual but intensely over dating men and mascs for the foreseeable future, so unicorn hunters need not apply.
I'm into #writing #roleplayinggames #scifi #sciencefiction #fantasy as hobbies and am more defined by being #atheist AND #pagan (yes both) and supporting #BlackLivesMatter and my #queer / #lgbt siblings.
So now that a.weirder.earth has gotten itself back online as weirder.earth, and now that I know Mastodon a little bit better.... I think I am going to go make myself at home over there where things are moderated a little more strictly. Their goals and customs doc is looking good.
I'm exporting my data, so a lot of you will probably get a follow request from @Cobalt@weirder.earth and that's me!
Remember folks, use CamelCase on your hashtags, so screen readers speak it as two words
In the ancient Mediterranean, letters were often inscribed in clay. If you've ever worked with clay, you'll know that it gets brittle if it gets dry without being fired. It was not meant for long-term storage.
Nevertheless, because of a fire, we have communication with a man named Ea-Nasir, c. 1750 BCE. He collected hundreds of tablets written to him.
They were all complaints. Ea-Nasir was a copper dealer and the first known con artist.
The British Museum has one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complaint_tablet_to_Ea-nasir
- do you have food not bombs near you? cook with them!
- do you have an IWW or GDC branch in your area? join up!
- is there a community garden close by? drop by this week!
when the social default is isolation, you've gotta make an effort to reach out to your neighbors!
There are only 3 places in your city.
That was not a typo.
1. The suburbs
2. The gentrified part
3. The part your pasty, Reddit-browsing ass doesn't go to.
If you do actual work instead of getting drunk and talking about 'left' politics and complaining about hipsters, you might get
4. Autonomous zones and/or intentional communities
Harassment in science meta
Apparently some terrible things are being said about sexual harassment at the national academy of science meeting.
If you are afraid to collaborate with a scientist of another gender because you're afraid you might harass them, you're the problem.
metoo has only had a negative effect on the progress of science if you're a perpetrator.
pride is only a sin if your worth is valued by society. telling others your worth when it isn't assumed is the right thing to do, the just thing to do.
She/her/hers. Page of Mind. Cracker of Bones. Destroyer of Destinies. The Selkie Delegation. Actually autistic. Continuing mission: becoming a better leftist.
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