Oh, just realized the reason why I end up not posting so much on social media: I mostly feel compelled to share when I'm down and I don't wanna spread it around... but #mastodon has CWs, perfect to hide the downers and still get them out of my system!
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'To be sure, not all humans created this problem. Ironically, it is the ones who have all but been obliterated across the globe – the indigenous – who hold the keys to our salvation.'
The main contradiction of liberal democracy is that it has largely been shaped through a history of various forms of illegal civil disobedience against entrenched power structures. Such civil disobedience is retrospectively seen as justified, and the people committing it are retrospectively seen as heroes. However, each successive generation is asked to believe that any further civil disobedience would be unreasonable.
#2FA: Why must we be so device dependent these days?
Some more book-related #alternatives:
https://openlibrary.org - Huge non-profit online library with downloads for PD books and lending for non-PD titles.
https://calibre-ebook.com/ - Open source eBook organiser/editor and format converter
Having my smart phone's display show in inverted colors + grey scale has been oddly soothing. Love how it allows me to focus on reading content. I turn it off momentarily when I want to "see" an photo, and wow the real colors of #UI just assault my senses!
Method that can improve communication:
'#NonviolentCommunication is based on the idea that all human beings have the capacity for compassion and only resort to violence or behavior that harms others when they don't recognize more effective strategies for meeting needs'
'NVC (I prefer to call it #colloborativecommunication) is not about speaking in a certain way but about speaking from at certain point of view.'
here an introduction:
Habits of thinking and speaking that lead to the use of violence (psychological and physical) are learned through culture.
#nvc does different:
It focuses on three aspects
it's based on the idea that all human beings have the capacity for compassion and only resort to #violence or behavior that harms others when they don't recognize more effective strategies for meeting #needs.
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