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paisley rekdal, nightingale: a gloss 

"poetry, with its suggestion that time and pain can be ordered through language, strains to constrain suffering. it suggests, but rarely achieves, the redress we desire. language does not heal terror, and if it brings us closer to imagining the sufferer's experience, this too does not necessarily make us feel greater compassion but a desire for further sensation...."

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paisley rekdal, nightingale: a gloss 

"if we cannot articulate pain beyond inspiring in the listener a need for revenge, we speak only of and to the body."

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i made this for a game engines course last semester and finally rewrote it in a format thats marginally more usable for the general population

(unlikely to be screenreader accessible; not mobile friendly)

🐟 ❤️ licynthiax.gitlab.io/fishing-m

elizabeth bishop, insomnia 

so wrap up care in a cobweb
and drop it down the well

into a world inverted
where left is always right,
where the shadows are really the body,
where we stay awake all night,

shoutouts ONLY to the guy who, at the end of the class where we read bartleby the scrivener, said very confusedly, "guys.... what if capitalism was bad?"

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While I prefer working in English rather than in my native language (Spanish), I think it is valuable to critically discuss whether there is an undue fixation on English that leads to systemic unbalances and marginalization of non-native speakers in philosophy. Thus, I have signed the Barcelona Principles for a Globally Inclusive Philosophy: contesi.wordpress.com/bp/

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psa: if you turn off javascript on news sites with paywalls, you can often get around them and access the article anyway. also, use an adblocker

every time @Cyborgneticz says "cher" it boosts my seratonin by 500%

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“Resilience becomes a deeply conservative technique, one especially well suited to governance; you encourage bodies to strengthen so they will not succumb to pressure, so they can keep taking it; so they can take more of it. Resilience is the requirement to take more pressure; such that the pressure can be gradually increased.”
- Sara Ahmed

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@eloisa I am trying to raise awareness about the need for "frugal" computing, doing more with less, making our devices last much longer.

Here is my article about it:

wimvanderbauwhede.github.io/ar

from his book a little devil in america: notes in praise of black performance. i'm listening to the audiobook so idk if i got the punctuation right and idk page numbers

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"...if my father might've been the man in the hat so low that when he bobbed up and down, it looked as if there was only a toothpick protruding from a knowing smile, or if my mother would emerge as one of the many heaven-high afros from the seventies, jeans pulled up to her waist, twirling easily down the line, and trying to contain her cool. i haven't found them in those videos, so i've imagined them. i've imagined all of you, too. i am haunted by your radiance." -hanif abdurraqib

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"How the hell did she knit this?"

I had so much fun talking to Alison Korleski on the Fiber Nation podcast about SkyKnit, my AI-generated knitting pattern project.
interweave.com/fiber-nation/ai

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"are you only into this because it's called passerine" yeah i'm weak for songbirds, im sorry

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Hey buds people wanna do a recipe share?

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"Mx." stands for Meta-x and is the term of address for non-binary people who use emacs

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which in turn suggests a sense of intentionality i guess. does gpt-3 have a distinct voice; if i use gpt-3 multiple times in an exquisite corpse is each instance a different actor? stonks meme but it says ai philosophy

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