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How weird is it that the lyrics in Green Day's "Dookie" are way more relevant to my life at — what's my age again? Oh, right — 36, than they were when I thought they were "the truth" at 16?

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Nikos Papazoglou "Paravasi", from Dionysis Savvopoulos "Acharnis".

youtu.be/D03WvPTq-Lo

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Thanassis Veggos playing the character of Dikaiopolis in a production of Aristophanes' The Acharnians.

Καλύτερα μαλάκας παρά καριόλης.

New house has some nettle growing in the yard. I am considering it a hazard for my 4 year old kid that needs to be uprooted asap. Other people seem to think the nettle is cute and are excited to drink nettle tea.

Am I being unreasonable?

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is the Pride of a Greece That Shunned Him nyti.ms/2DJufpC

Islam: as American as apple pie and slavery.

« How the autobiography of a Muslim slave is challenging an American narrative »
youtu.be/EBQelGvwkhE

Reading Rutger Bergman's "Utopia for realists", I'm thinking that this sort of thinking is really a breath of life for bourgeois social democracy.

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We will stand firm in defense of the constitutional order and peace of the Republic, assisted as we are by law, reason, and history. Always loyal, never traitors! "
#HandsOffVenezuela
en.granma.cu/mundo/2019-04-30/ 

This one is literally true for Ironman and Batman I guess

Also probably a good hard magic high concept fantasy setting.

Superhero legandarium plot twist: all superpowers are actually derived from horrific systems of systemic oppression.

Empowering thought of the day: hey I'm actually an able-bodied, ridiculously highly educated, home-owning, tax-paying, cis, straight-presenting, white-perceived, adult man with very sustainable debt obligations, a ring on my finger and a kid in daycare.

How am I going to use all these superpowers today?

«Venezuela's Guaido leads military uprising to oust Maduro»
cbc.ca/news/world/venezuela-gu

Dear CBC, it's called a putsch.

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Reporting in for today: I was imperfectly bisexual.

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'You Blew Me Away 8' by sculptor Penny Hardy, sculpture made from found bits of scrap metal, used to create a piece which signifies renewed life and energy #womensart t.co/fkUhZZv3o5

It's amazing how much song and music is a such quintessential part of modern Greek culture, much more than prose, architecture, or art, and how little musical and lyrical creativity is integrated in the Greek education system.

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