In my first piece for @BuzzFeedNews, I explain why #facialrecognition surveillance enables the automation of authoritarianism and oppression, and why it's not too late to stop it. Please share!
Climate change and fundimentalist Christianity
So, I was talking to someone who believes in the pre-flood canopy and thinks global warming was prophesied as a end-times judgement. It's not human caused at all, it's underground volcanoes and it's the sun getting hotter. The sun will get 7 times hotter as judgement and will eventually restore the pre-flood canopy. I have no idea where any of this is coming from Biblically .
When it comes to interface design, consistency is what I value the most. And, surprisingly, that's a point in favor of FOSS! https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=CJyzR-deHtM
"controversial" opinion #1
"Is homosexuality a sin?": Maybe? I used to think it was for certain because of certain verses quoted to me. Maybe it's a valid way to read the Bible, and those Christians who do are still my brothers and sisters. But I've since learned a lot about the surrounding cultural context (and that there's two kinds of law: moral and priestly) and it's likely that this stuff had more to do with temple rites and setting the Jews apart from the pagans.
This is a social experiment to prove the "gabbers" wrong (Part 3)
I'm a white, Christian, American, cis-gendered, heterosexual, male and I don't understand most "alternative life-styles". But, you know what? I don't have to. All I have to do is respect the dignity of the individual. People have the freedom to pursue their happiness. Whatever that means for them. No one told me I have to like it, approve of it, accept it, promote it. I promote the *right* to it. It's called tolerance.
This is a social experiment to prove the "gabbers" wrong (Part 2)
I am a person with some right-leaning opinions, maybe controversial. I'm not attempting to be controversial, just honest and respectful. Is that enough to keep me from being banned from the "anti free-speech zone" the frog men claim the Fediverse is? Of course. But either way, I want to put this to bed. You're being blocked because you're being hateful, passive-aggressive trolls, not because you have opinions.
I open up about some of my politics and personal beliefs (Part 1) (I'm personally conservative / traditional, but socially libertarian, economically leftist, politically anarchist)
I'm very mixed. Maybe this is an indication I think for myself, or maybe it's an indication of insanity. I'll let you be the judge. This is a social experiment to prove a point that sharing controversial opinions in the Fediverse will not get you banned (as long as you respect others.) Comments are welcome.
2020 Presidential Candidate Blowout! | ReasonTV -- these are some fair points 😂 https://invidio.us/watch?v=DhempEhU8A4
68% of white evangelical Protestants say the US does not have a responsibility to accept refugees.
Opinions among religiously unaffiliated adults are nearly the reverse: 65% say the US should accept refugees.
How to be a Climate Change Denier | Awaken with JP
Thanks to @Matter @geotechland and @wuwei for helping me learn alternate ways to follow YouTube channels so I can be free from the algorithms, ads, and Google itself. If anyone wants help with that, I'll pass what I learned on. It was just in time too. YouTube started drastically suppressing independent content a couple of months ago. I hope content creators move over to #PeerTube
I will seriously rent out my header image space. XD
Not sure what to put here I haven't already put in the intro toot.
I hate drama
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