i think the most powerful way to convert someone from centrism to being a leftist is making them realise that the current way of doing things (everybody has to work for a living and we have to work for wages and 40+ hours a week) is not the only way of doing things and our attitude towards work is not precedented in history or necessitated by economics - and i think it's actually surprisingly easy
@cocoron whenever i ask somebody how long they think people worked 500+ years ago, they say stuff like "seventeen hours a day!"
yeah. for one week a year. at peak harvest season.
like, do you know how much "work" a goat shepherd does? they sit under a tree most of the day, smoking and reading!
it's almost the same amount of work people do in their office jobs, except it's more sensible, and less stressful because there's no manager they have to fake "progress" to
Dear user of the fediverse,
today, it is my birthday. I have but one request, and I am sure you already know what it is. But, I will still choose to reiterate myself.
For my birthday, as a gift, I would like some boosts. I hope you can fulfill my request.
Thank you in advance.
Evelien "Citrus" Twee
(TLDR: don't go mechanic energy->electricity->comressed air->electricity->mechanic energy
when you can go mechanic energy->comressed air->mechanic energy
and then you don't lose a ton of energy
Any money I receive will go straight to the Forest Cafe. Again, you can walk in and make a donation, or probably call them up and find out their bank details. I just want to make it easy to get money to them.
We can help them get through the month and reach financial stability again. The Forest is our last free community space, supports independent art, and gives free food and a safe space to people who need it. Edinburgh would be lost without it. ✊️
You can walk in with money and tell them it’s a donation. If can’t make it there in person, I’m happy to forward on money along with my own donations, and I’ll make sure to say it came from you if you want. Just get in touch.
If you don’t have the spare money, please shout about it so other people know. If you do have spare money, donate it, then shout.
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Who wants to see a thread of ideas that would make me actually vote? Also ones I think could win and actually be meaningful steps to anarchy ? Huh cause populism wins way better than elitist technocratic policy wonks except in bullshit primaries and the left can out populist the right if we do it right. Like do you want to know who would inspire me over Bernie Sanders or fucking attorney general of the State of California. Cause I am so ready to plant some fucking thought seeds
I really don't like doing this, but my university application - coming as it did at the end of the month - sucked the last £18 out of my bank account.
I have got nothing until the end of February and I have two job interviews and (hopefully) a university interview to travel to. I need £200 to pay outstanding bills and survive the month. Every tiny bit would help.
I am a trans NB person trying to dump old baggage and start again with life now that I know who I am.
Who of you would be interested in a #solarpunk pen and paper role playing game?
I feel that a lot of Solarpunk enthusiasts dont see a potential for worthwhile conflicts in Solarpunk. Its as if after rebelling against the system and corporation suddenly we enter an utopia-like state and everybody gets along.
Solarpunk has a lot of hard questions to ask. How to govern ourselves without hierarchies? How to be meritocratic without engineer dramas?
✨💖 ART COMMISSIONS💖✨
I have $1 in my heckin bank account 🙃!! And I'm hungry as fuck!!
Love Pokemon??? Love a CERTAIN POKEMON? WANT A Traditionally painted 10 x 8 inch canvas panel of that certain Pokemon sent to you???!!
$20, shipping included. USA only. Please dm me if interested.
(The pictures are examples of what I've done, though they aren't 10 x 8 canvas panels.)
Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.