Since seeing this comic a long time ago it has really changed the way I interact with the world around me, I now say "Thank you" rather than "sorry".
I stopped apologising for existing and for taking up space as a result I have stopped minimising myself.
In the interest of connecting with fellow learning technologists (and related) and building a community here, I’m starting a list. Toot me if you’re a learning technologist on Mastodon and would like to be added. Boost for visibility? TY! ^_^
The main contradiction of liberal democracy is that it has largely been shaped through a history of various forms of illegal civil disobedience against entrenched power structures. Such civil disobedience is retrospectively seen as justified, and the people committing it are retrospectively seen as heroes. However, each successive generation is asked to believe that any further civil disobedience would be unreasonable.
"Trump and Putin supporters don’t read the Guardian, so writing there is just reassuring our friends. We need to find a way to bridge from our closed groups to other closed groups, try to cross the ever widening social divides."
A major symbolic victory, calling for the next steps of combating all this empire stands for, and tech-gentrification/speculation!🎆
Congrats to all who participated, with their presence, energy, courage and intelligence! 💓
Decentralized, direct local+global action (beyond "scenes" and compartmentalized fights) HAS an impact! 📢
Now: THE WORLD!!! 🌎
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