hi folks, guess i should make an #introduction?
i'm a very tired 20-something who's been through just about every social network there is. you can call me oat. i wouldn't be able to survive without my i.v. bag of vanilla latte.
i'm working towards my B.A. in psychology (via online classes). i work for one of the states - won't tell you which one, though!
nice to meet y'all. :)
@oatmeal what are you interested in in psych?
@tokoyami i'm big on mental health. my degree plan is actually "psychology with a concentration in mental health," so! i'm really interested in all the "bad" stuff, like mental illnesses, psychopathy/sociopathy... + cult leaders and mass murderers and such
@oatmeal have you read brave new world? brave new world revisited includes an analysis section covering a number of topics including why cult leaders gain such huge followings. strongly recommend for psych nerds especially you
@tokoyami i haven't yet, but it's been on my to-read list for a while. i'll bump it up some since you recommend it ;) thank you!
@oatmeal Hi welcome :)
@oatmeal the fediverse has an emoji for you:
@ghost this is amazing. i'm deleting all my other social media accounts as we speak
@ghost actually, can i ask how you posted that...? i want oat emojis for myself but i cannot find them lol
@oatmeal of course! It’s a custom emoji, and you can see all custom emoji that others post, but you can only use the emoji that are available locally. So all you have to do is ask your instance admin to add the emoji :)
And any others you see and like :)
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