This thread by @werekat with an algorithm for how to respond if you're being sanctioned for norms violation in your social group is AMAZINGLY GOOD STUFF
Came across a post on callout culture in my friends feed, and since I am in a writey state of mind, decided to do a longread on that: specifically - on being made nervous by callouts. So this is going to be a thread.
In my experience, any group or community or collection of humans breaks down ~ thusly:
5-10% positive contributers - people who make tangible contributions, invest in & lift up and encourage/inspire others
80-90% average joes - people mostly along for the ride, maybe make small contributions or minor support, but not heavily invested (emotionally or resources)
5-10% negative contributors - people who contribute negativity and drama; if there's a spark in a dumpster they show up with petrol
Ok, I did not see that coming...
“What blows my mind is the scale. I thought [forest] restoration would be in the top 10, but it is overwhelmingly more powerful than all of the other climate change solutions proposed.”
"We are like rock-paper-scissors?" the knight asked.
"Yes," the dragon said. "I capture the princess, you defeat me, the princess ensnares you."
"No more," said the princess. "I promised my wife I'd stop."
"If we don't play..." the dragon said.
"We are free," the knight agreed.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
I feel like the fediverse is the only place that will truly appreciate how much I enjoy this series of books about murderous lesbian space angels:
Not sure how I talked Philadelphia's Morris Animal Rescue into letting me name some of their kittens with a neural net. They did reject some names.
Mysterious, also Em.
One of the first Mastodon instances, there is no specific topic we're into, just enjoy your time!