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Largest association of doctors in US says GOP anti-healthcare bill will endanger most vulnerable members of society.
Academic freedom increasingly under attack by the extreme right-wing in the United States.
This page provides infographics explaining the data behind each scene in the animation:
Rewatching Star Trek: Voyager, and I've reached the episode where Voyager encounters a culture with space-folding technology that could move then tens of thousands of light years at a hop. But the culture won't give it up.
"We can't take the risk that the technology would be abused."
"But we won't abuse it!"
Oh, Harry. That's the problem - the people who would abuse their privilege would ALSO say they wouldn't abuse it. Abusers lie, and falsify good faith - and telling the difference is HARD.
I've just discovered that you can use mostly dried aloe vera gel to spike one's hair. I'm using it on my face for yesterday's sunburn, and my hair is nicely stiff and immobile. I'm not sure that I could do a full valaquen with it (I'd need the gravity boots I used in undergrad for that) but I'm pleased with the results nonetheless.
But our Butlerian Jihad won't just be a war on technology that replaces humans, it will be a war on the weaponization of gender by the patriarchy à la Judith Butler.
I think it's time for the Butlerian Jihad.
The heat of summer really rolled into the city today, bringing with it a new wave of humidity. As the sun set a cool breeze kicked up, a perfect time to get a slushie and go for a walk in the gloaming.
There are lots of people out enjoying the neighbourhood, shaking off the funk their stuffy apartments, strolling under the elms, and one man on a bike, lazily working his way down the avenue and through a six pack.
No auroras, it's too overcast, the liminal spaces have a different taste tonight.
@msk re: get people off Tumblr asap - I also created a Tumblr link post that summarizes the moment. They can click the link to read the articles being cited.
(Note the domain is a custom domain I'm using on my tumblelog)
Verizon buying Tumblr and pushing anti-LGBTQ censorship (and then calling it an accident) and then literally announcing that ppl using AT&T provided emails are going to be locked out
Is all the more reason to get your Tumblr friends to Mastodon