Sometimes I feel like the more I learn the less sense everything makes. I’m not sure if I’m “entertaining nuance” or just sitting on the fence

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"We must recognize, and loudly proclaim, that every one, whatever his grade in the old society, whether strong or weak, capable or incapable, has, before everything, THE RIGHT TO LIVE, and that society is bound to share amongst all, without exception, the means of existence at its disposal. We must acknowledge this, and proclaim it aloud, and act up to it."

-- Pëtr Kropotkin
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I find it so disappointing that out of all the things pronouns could represent somehow we have ended up with gender. We could have pronouns that represent the relationship you have with the person you're talking about or whether they're a cat or dog person (or maybe both or neither?) or something else cool. Instead we get gender, which is a personal and sensitive subject for some people and basically gives people an excuse to try and figure out someone's gender and/or sex, which tbh, isn't any of their business in most situations. It's such a personal thing that has to be made public just so people can talk about you in third person.

Divinity Original Sin 2 is such a frustrating game. It looks like decades of human life went into creating it - why leave it with so many issues that make it unfun to play?

Beds seem like such a waste of space for something you just lie in to sleep and don't use the rest of the time.

Originally I was thinking maybe beds that can be folded or stored away would be good but I guess an alternative would be to just stay in bed all the time

It makes me a bit anxious when someone leaves me a voicemail and I can't understand most of what they're saying because it's crackly and sounds like they're speaking from down a hallway.

Victoria Election 

Well, the Liberals ran a campaign mostly on fear of black and queer people and they got utterly annihilated. I’m pretty worried what the upper house is going to look like, but it’s nice the Liberals got smashed. Their politics shouldn’t be relevant in 2018.

I got some protective goggles to protect me but when I wear them they instantly fog up

I think there's an interesting issue I've noticed in game designs that probably applies to other stuff too

Okay, so you've released your game and then figured out your design has a grievous flaw. You want to fix the design, but there's a problem! All the people still playing your game are those who have made peace with or even enjoy the flaw.

And if you fix the flaw it may drive those people away, but there's no guarantee the people who left because of the flaw will come back.

Political theory? 

I’m still on this:

We say our government’s authority is based on the consent of the governed. How can people consent to be governed if they don’t have the power to not consent?

We would never say someone freely consented to something if the cost to not consenting was leaving their home and everyone and everything they knew behind.

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I'm going to keep reiterating this because the "power to the people" / "collective domination is good" tendency of the Left keeps creeping back:

Democracy is evil. Our goal is to kill power, not collectivize it.

Is it okay for games to exist in an abstract state where you never play them but think about the experience of playing them?

I saw Queer Lady Magician on Thursday and it was really good! It was pretty heavy, though, which you might or might not expect from the title.

If you’re in Melbourne there’s one more show tonight but I don’t know if it’s sold out already.

Remember when they made that Collar Duty game about the dog? That was neat

Wow my ex got me a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B!!! Now I have to figure out what to do with it???

Just walked past a pokies venue and thinking. Pokies are awful and ruin people’s lives for profit. But why are people using them to begin with?

If we just ban pokies without addressing the needs that are driving people to them, people might be even worse off than before.

It seems like this applies to any kind of “vice” you care to name - alcohol, sugar, smoking, etc.

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Tweet de theJuice (@thejuicemedia), à 4 sept. à 07:06 - The Australien Government has made an ad about its anti-encryption law and it's surprisingly honest and informative 🇦🇺👁📲

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Hot take property developers shouldn’t be allowed on Council.

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