„trigger warnings are at best trivially helpful" and further note: "college students are increasingly anxious... and widespread adoption of trigger warnings in syllabi may promote this trend“ https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/are-trigger-warnings-actually-helpful/
The fediverse is Mastodon, Pleroma, Diaspora, Friendica, Hubzilla, Osada and all their friends, federating. But what do we call all the silos, the ad-based family of Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and friends? How about Adverse? It's true: a universe founded on ad serving. And a reminder that the offer plenty of adversity.
2. The most harmful thing someone I loved ever said to me was, "if you don't know [what you did wrong], that's the whole problem." And I'm autistic so eight years later, I'm still perseverating on it.
Don't ever fucking do this to someone; tell them, every time, explicitly, what you are hurt about. It took me years to re-center my self-image and not think there is something unidentifiably and innately wrong with who I am as a person.
Give us a chance to self-correct.
Wieso sind diese ganzen jungen Leute nicht in der Schule #demo
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