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some nights i cant stand the idea of going to sleep because its like, well, ummm, well you feel a sense of finality about the day and ummmm, well, ummm, hard to uhhhh, hard to explain the feeling umm, i guess, well actually i guess, its like, well, its like you die, isnt it??? its the same as dying. just because its not permanent doesnt mean its not scary. if only i could phrase this in a way that didnt sound extremely stupid
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a more lazy (but also hilarious) attempt at climate change denial than from @MaximeBernier . Next he’ll suggest an AC tax-break to fight climate change.
Added "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" (2018), you can watch it here:
Feature-length documentary about the parasitic publishing companies that syphon off billions of dollars of public money by pointlessly charging scientists to read each other's research.
his arms expand when he eats spinach, but non-directionally, because he's Popeye the Scalar Man
albin.social rundown Show more
albin.social is a new mastodon derived instance
it has many negative traits that mean you as an instance admin should defederate
-harvests user data, presumably from all federation as well as local users
-plans to run off ads fed that data
-for profit, corporate adjacent based monetary goals, instead of user centric
-no features to sell you other than "ads = stability" in their twisted logics
boost and defederate, folx
“This is totally Earth Tea. In no way is this Alien Space Tea, this is 100% made-on Earth Tea.
"When you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than your ability. Your tastes only narrow & exclude people. So create."
- Why The Lucky Stiff
Caja/Nautilus has never given me half as much trouble as Windows Explorer, and is a tangible way Debian w/ MATE makes me so happy. That is all.
At the beginning of the 17th century, a book of black magic was published, attributed to the mythical Faust and known by the title Höllenzwang. The library in Weimar owned a manuscript of this text, which Goethe was aware of. This document, which is difficult to date, is written in cabalistic signs and, according to a German gloss, contains a series of magic spells for exorcists, which can be used in particular to call up the seven evil spirits.
[INT., COUPLE IN HOSPITAL]
Dad: “Honey, let’s call him Eric”
Parents, in unison: “but spell it like Erick in Ericksson. Omg, jinx, you owe me a coke. UGHF! NO, YOU! Stop. This isn’t funny.”
[30 years later, therapists office]
Therapist: Who hurt you?
Erick: My parents.
'I am not the Dread Cryptographer Zimmerman', he said. 'My name is Ryan; I inherited the pad from the previous Dread Cryptographer Zimmerman, just as you will inherit it from me. The man I inherited it from is not the real Dread Cryptographer Zimmerman either. His name was Cummerbund. The real Zimmerman has been retired fifteen years and living like a king in Patagonia.'