(To the tune of "Money, money, money")
🎶 Puppy, puppy, puppy
You're a puppy
It's a rich man's world 🎶
(Lwaxana is also anticapitalist; the last line is sung not as an endorsement but as a bleak political commentary)
Beyond Meat Inc. suspended its chief operating officer following his arrest on allegations that he bit a man’s nose during an altercation after a college football game. https://www.thestar.com/business/2022/09/20/beyond-meat-coo-suspended-after-allegedly-biting-mans-nose-during-fight.html
selfies are powerful
they want you to feel ugly to sell things
they want you insecure to control you
find joy in who you are and improving yourself, but do it for you and document it all
🇨🇦 politics; Nothing new, just feeling grumbly
Poilievre: Yes I am proudly attending this "Freedom Convoy" that has actual Nazis at it, and I gotta say, I'm sympathetic
News media: But is he a (hushed voice) fascist?
Me: *Pines for a political climate where just being a Nazi Sympathizer is bad enough*
When people say they have nothing to hide, let's reply:
* Post your passwords here
* Write down everybody you hate
* Tell the world who you voted for
* List all the videos you watched
- Medical history.
- Sensitive conversations with employers, children, spouses.
- Billing and banking information.
- Purchase information.
- Web search history.
I need privacy. Not because my actions are questionable, but because 'your' judgement and intentions are.
And it doesn't matter whether or not my communications are weighty or frivolous in nature - they are mine and only for those whom I've chosen to share them with. Not the government's, nor goog's, nor my ISP's, but mine.
Also, what is legal where I live today, may not be legal tomorrow and my discussion of it may incriminate my future self. It has happened in the past many times to others in other places.
> Big balls of fungi are cropping up across Quebec, to foragers' delight
@bgcarlisle she can't get Rom, who remains his wholesome self. There is a spate of trouble though with Leeta wanting him to roll back public aid and environmental regulations
Who read Ayn Rand to my puppy
I'm not mad
I'm just disappointed
She won't eat kibbles she didn't earn
She read too much Ayn Rand
building a time machine specifically so I can accost a Sumerian and demand that they explain this joke to me
"A dog, having walked into an inn, did not see anything, (and so he said): 'Shall I open this (door)?'"
I think trying to emulate Twitter, Insta, FB, etc is a core piece of the problem.
Yeah, making those experiences open source is a step in the right direction, but we need to reimagine the social media concept itself because those paradigms were normalized without our interests in mind.
It's past time to let those ideas go.
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