Thoughts about federation...
Assume 'a federation' is a voluntary collective that helps its members to cooperate.
Countries that speak the same language aren't automatically members of a federation.
Similarly, not all users of #activityPub are a voluntary collective, as we see with instance blocking.
In fact, federations could only form from instances, never from protocols (although protocol affects instance)
So really, being on Mastodon just makes you 'federatable'...
"The effect of Higher Education on graduates’ attitudes: Secondary Analysis of the British Social Attitudes Survey"
⬆️ Educational achievement correlated with:
⬇️ sexism, natalism, nationalism
⬆️ favorability to immigration
⬆️ concern for environment
⬆️⬆️ political interest/engagement
@eweish its true the only thing that counts for your worth as a decent person is yelling about how woke you are on-line, actually doing things is a sucker's game
"Here comes the raid
Don't be afraid
Tear gas grenade
can't stop this parade
Down on the streets
Is the sound of the people
Each one is different
but we are all equal"
What if most effective ways to tackle climate change will require to pass some of the costs to ordinary people, increasing income inequality?
What if we have to choose between tackling climate change and tackling economic inequality?
This is not a provocation, I'm genuinely concerned about this.
Wish I was wrong but I'm concerned that we cant tax big corporate polluters without them passing at least some of the costs to ordinary people.
Who else here lives in #intentionalCommunity?
I don't necessarily mean a mountain-top ecovillage commune—although those count too! Just any setup where adults who are not romantically engaged live together voluntarily in the same building.
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Opinions about #Cummings please.
Does anyone know of a nice online calculator/table/calendar for solstices, equinoxes and cross-quarter days?
I've been looking around but only find weather-oriented sites that are up-to-date but that don't have cross-quarters, or pagan-oriented sites that are... crufty 😅
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