“During the Vietnam War, which lasted longer than any war we've ever been in - and which we lost - every respectable artist in this country was against the war. It was like a laser beam. We were all aimed in the same direction. The power of this weapon turns out to be that of a custard pie dropped from a stepladder six feet high.” —Kurt Vonnegut
The issue is not wether to farm or not certain kinds of animals, but more on how they farm them.
Let's not forget about the mad cow disease
My 3.5y/o can correctly identify certain classes of behavior from tablet/tv apps as “buggy” where buggy means something like “PBS Kids can’t recover from network loss without restarting the app”
“Daddy, Molly of Denali is buggy again, can you reboot the tv?”
And then he wants to know if there are like, ants or bees spiders in the tv or what, and I’m like, well, maybe?
TIL that in the US, you can get advertisers to stop sending you physical mail by telling the post office "that you, *in your own discretion*, believe [the advertisements] to be 'erotically arousing or sexually provocative.'" (Emphasis mine.)
USPS and the advertiser are not legally allowed to contest this.
So if you tell them that CreditOne mailings just make you *too horny*...
copied from twitter: For anyone in the US military considering going AWOL, becoming a conscientious objector, or withdrawing your consent in some other way--the GI Rights Hotline is run by civilians and offers free, confidential counseling & information. 1-877-447-4487 https://girightshotline.org/en
libraries designed to look pretty not function
Architect: "my new library will have grills for floors for an airy, post-industrial aesthetic"
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Users: "what about people in skirts? or acrophobes? or people with canes or high heels?"
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Architect: "those selfish fools don't understand my vision!" https://cornellsun.com/2019/11/17/form-over-function-newly-renovated-fine-arts-library-accused-of-prioritizing-design-over-people/
he/him. I don’t spend a lot of time here
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