US pol; independent candidate 

If you think Mark Charles is cool, he still needs a few electors to register in VA: markcharles2020.com/elector-fo

making straight people have to choose 'other' and write it in is praxis

parallel realities 

@wlonk @InvaderXan

This is something I spent a lot of time thinking about when I was younger, but haven't recently. It is somewhat comforting to think that I've taken all the possible paths and haven't left any stone unturned with experiences looking across the multiverse.

Call for Jewish Scifi/Fantasy Analysis 

Hey all, someone at Multiverse was saying they're looking for essays/analysis of speculative fiction from folks, so I thought I might share it here: call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/

oh man i am like three things back about things i promised to do tomorrow. but still.

guess what day it is today, fuckers.

yeah.

that's right.

IT'S HORSESHOE CRAB APPRECIATION DAY

Anyone know any non-colonialist sailing ships that were rad? My new (to me) serger has so many lines it looks like a clipper, so I feel it needs an appropriate designation.

Anyone know any non-colonialist sailing ships that were rad? My new (to me) serger has so many lines it looks like a clipper, so I feel it needs an appropriate designation.

Hi all, I wrote an essay pulbished in the Gargoyle about what the old norse god Óðinn might have to do with queer representation. Loki is there too!

ucgargoyle.ca/2020/09/21/1033/

why would you have a magazine & then have it only accessible via scribd. not going to read that, thanks

"I started ISeeChange to help people tell stories of how they are personally impacted by climate change. The idea was to create a system in which anyone, anywhere, could make observations about what’s changing in their environment, and then ask questions about those changes."

grist.org/fix/seeing-climate-c

I wrote a review of Rewiring America by Saul Griffith: solarpunkstation.wordpress.com

It's a plan for transitioning the US to almost 100% renewables by 2035.

re: Urban planning ; food 

@solarpunkgnome Flour, but make it non-vegan

Scifi 

@solarpunkgnome "Pulling on small threads."
I think this is a really good point and actually the core of any realistic and believable story. Good things are very rarely windfalls or Deus Ex Machinas. They are usually the result of lots of unseen, unappreciated hard work.

Even stories that have characters with just insane luck/destiny's favor/superpowers still have to build up these abilities and these realities over time to be convincing. Even a steel suspension cable is made of threads.

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