Capitalism, UBI, post-scarcity Show more
You know what I really want right now?
A society that doesn't have it's head embedded so far up it's own asshole that the shoulderblades vanish.
No really. Free food distributed to those in need, apartments to everyone who needs them regardless of work, even if they're crummy and minimalist, basic utilities. Means to live.
I want the power to help my friends physically without performing the giant lie, or better still for them to be able to help themselves.
The world can be unkind, oftentimes.
The way I see to stave off such woe is to redouble efforts of kindness- to eachother, and to ourselves.
That includes forgiving ourselves for the flaws and sleights we feel we carry.
Whatever shape that innermost self has
it will change
and it will grow
and you will have another chance
So just...be kind to yourself.
Say it, if you need to.
'It's okay to be me. I am enough.'
And whatever parts that aren't?
You have the power to improve them.
Today, an exercise in self-love.
Imagine for a moment, the foundation of the space inside you. All of the inner worlds and stories you carry-- what are they built on?
If your were akin to a shrine,
what sits at its center room?
Breathe. Sit there, in your mind.
Is it what you truly want there?
Visualize what you'd want instead. What belief is your core.
If what sits there doesn't fit? It doesn't fit the Ideal Self?
and take heart:
unlike a shrine
you are not set in stone.
genderposting, bedtime thought Show more
I want to say that "chestosterone" ought to be on the same list as things like "titty skittles" and "tit-tacs", 'cause I feel like the wordplay fits in just fine, but I also feel like I need a parity check on this humor's sensitivity due to the subject matter and intended audience.
Wow having a cheap phone really makes voice recognition difficult. I have to turn off auto rotate in order for this thing to process properly, otherwise it starts to have glitches. Like repeated words, repeated sentences, repeated phrases...
Also this toot was recorded with Google's voice to text and only lightly edited with the on-screen keyboard so guess who's just a gigantic nerd this morning.
why yes I do deal with my chronic pain by shitposting what gave it away
the 🅱️est part of 🅱️aking up
is 🅱️olgers in your 🅱️up
If you ever wanted to know why I'm into postfurry/cyberpunk stuff: my body is fucking defective that's why
chronic pain documentation Show more
right shoulderblade: up until about half an hour ago, I was doing okay. I was hovering somewhere around a solid 4 or 5.
now? my shoulderblade feels like a chunk of wrought iron lodged under my flesh, and every time my right shoulder twitches I can almost feel it grinding against my deformed ribcage.
in numerical terms? I'm at a 9.
scoliosis: not even once.
"A duo of French scientists said Wednesday they may have found a physiological, and seemingly treatable, cause for dyslexia hidden in tiny light-receptor cells in the human eye."
piracy is good
how else are poor people supposed to enjoy things?
if people cant pirate stuff the media they can consume is incredibly limited
the people that make money from extra sales subscriptions etc aren't even the ones that produce the media, its rich executives and share holders, the actual producers are usually just paid once, and dont get royalties, and even if they do its only a small fraction.
not only that but things like anime only became popular in the west though piracy in the first place.
its also worth noting many artists on the internet got started with pirated copies of photoshop etc
property rights hinder innovation & keep the rich rich
I've always wondered why some people don't even try to see things from someone else's point of view. That shit's fascinating, yo.
California fires Show more
The Nuns, Atlas, and Tubbs fires alone have burned over 120,000 acres of land and killed at least 22 people. FEMA is deploying. We're receiving aid from fucking Australia.
My home is still safe, but many others are *completely obliterated.*
If you can spare any cash, please consider donating to a charity in the affected area. This one is run by my credit union, and they're everything a financial institution should be. https://www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief