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So I made a personal experimental documentary, film. It was shot in a small offgrid cabin in Sweden.

"A deeply personal and experimental documentary, at its core A Slower Journey is a personal letter from the director to the audience. A conversation about waking up to the world around us and a reflection about change in our lives. It touches on our relationship to ourselves, each other, nature and the environment."

Trailer: vimeo.com/dwsage/aslowerjourne

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"We know crime will cease only when men are taught to do good, because it makes them happier to do right than wrong. We know that if passing laws would have prevented crime or made men better, that we would all be angels by now.

We say: Tum the law factories into schools and place scientists in them to teach the truths of human solidarity, love and fraternity and make these possible by abolishing monopoly in the means of life, and mankind will quickly develop that which is best, noblest and purest in his nature."

-- Lucy Parsons :lucy_parsons:
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you don't hate Mondays, you hate capitalism
you don't hate commercials, you hate capitalism
you don't hate your shoddy internet service provider, you hate capitalism
you don't hate shopping, you hate capitalism
you don't hate your job, you hate capitalism
you don't hate standardized learning, you hate capitalism

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"Imagine going to the grocery store and buying three bags of groceries, and as you walk out, you throw one of those bags in the garbage can. It sounds ridiculous, but in essence that's what's happening every day."
n.pr/2HKLd8k

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@krozruch
Hmmm, maybe the Remainers are resigned to leaving, and the Brexiteers have their backs up. I dunno.

"Freedom is lost gradually from an uninterested, uninformed, and uninvolved people."

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@Are0h
Money breeds both softness and callousness. It cripples your coping skills for life’s obstacles while extinguishing any empathy needed for navigating society and social relationships.

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From my office I hear the police shouting through a megaphone, clearing out the homeless encampment in the alley behind my building.

Meanwhile, the storefront across the street from my office has been empty for months, because the landlord raised the rent to a level nobody can afford. They'd rather keep it empty as a tax break.

Somebody tell me one reason landlords should get tax incentives for keeping rent ABOVE market rates, in a city full of people who need homes.

#SanFrancisco

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I just discovered some browser plugins that remove utm codes, aka the gobbledygook at the end of a url that marketers use to track you.

Chrome: Tracking Token Stripper
Firefox: Clean Links

let's all make marketers' jobs just a little harder.

#technology #privacy

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Dear glasses frens,

If you have a strong af prescription (I'm a -5.75, for example) and shops try to sell you polycarbonate or high-index, tell them no; you want Trivex. If they refuse, leave and find someone else.

Context: I just spent /a month and a half/ fighting with shops that insisted I didn't know what I was talking about re lens materials and multifocal cuts, then blaming /me/ when /their/ lenses were unusable and I needed a refund. Found someone who'd do it how I wanted — zero issues!

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Narrator: No one could have foreseen the disastrous convergence of "milkshake duck," "milkshaking" fascists, and what this meant for the boys who were brought, against their will, to the yard, who were like, "It's better than yours"

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milkshake politics Show more

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All mobile and web developers should be forced to use 5 year old phones with poor reception. Maybe then they’d remember what the word optimisation actually means.

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condoms Show more

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twitter, nazis, Mastodon discourse Show more

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Fuck jobs, my god. How has such a baffling overwhelming proportion of people managed to internalize this utterly nonsensical job worship, where the solution to all our fucking problems is to fabricate more useless work for people to slave over. It honestly has never made sense to me at any point in my life, even when I was a liberal

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When discussing history you may have seen me using the HE (Holocene Epoch) notation for dating. I despised the negative dating system of the Dionysian Calendar, when studying history. So when I discovered the Holocene Calendar, proposed by the scientist Cesare Emiliani, I leapt at the opportunity to change the way I numerically viewed history.

Rather than dating the beginning of the 'Common Era' back to the establishment of the Roman Empire, it instead follows dates back to the estimated beginnings of civilization itself.

It's my opinion that this system of dating provides us with a more complete outlook on our own history, rather than Eurocentrically discarding 10,000 years of historical development. It even retains a form of negative dating with BP (Before Present) representing larger periods of time where exact dating isn't necessary.

If you'd like to know more, Kurzgesagt has made a video about it: youtube.com/watch?v=czgOWmtGVG

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crazy idea what if the impossibility of creating a perfect society, whatever that means, doesnt absolve us of the responsibility of attempting to create one

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@srol it's very telling that programmers adapted a word from the advertising industry

it's also a reason i so despise the word "content" because to so many it's just replaceable fluff between their precious ads

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