“It’s a strange kind of oppression in which silenced dissidents keep getting book deals, op-eds, sold-out speaking tours, lucrative Patreons, millions of YouTube views, and sympathetic profiles in the world’s leading newspapers. How much more attention do they want? How much freer can speech be?”

Pretty Loud For Being So Silenced
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@lousycanuck

if I could help Jen find someone up to her stature I would, but unfortunately angels are notoriously slippery

Also it looks like I logged on just in time to say Jen is great

@ben @picklemaddierix Emblematic of the moon logic it takes to try to hold the position that Sya is the Only Trans

@ben @picklemaddierix It's really wild how blatant these plots are and how they'll justify refusing to actually understand them. "That would be making it POLITICS OMG"

Earthbound is one of those pieces of art where if u played it at the right age you're able to write 10,000 words about how important it is but if u didnt youre like "yeah its alright, its pretty funny but the battle system is kinda boring."

@ben @picklemaddierix And then if you played it at an even right-er age you're all GALAXY BRAIN about how it's about a time-travel abortion

Imagine Gab being the hill ur punkass chooses to die on.

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Let me be clear.

Saying devs shouldn’t make any ethical decisions concerning software is a cowardly decision, which enables hate, abuse and harassment to continue.

You’re not a centrist or being logical.

You’re giving space for hate to flourish.

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MAN: doc i'm so depressed
DOCTOR: listen, they're doing an anniversary screening of Goodfellas, you should go see it, Joe Pesci is in it, he's very funny, it will cheer you righ--
MAN: funny how
DOCTOR: wh--
MAN: how is he funny
DOCTOR: I--
MAN: funny like a clown, is he a clown to you, what the fuck is so funny about him, tell me what's so fuckin' funny

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