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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: The End of the F*cking World
« on: April 04, 2021, 07:24:15 AM »
I don't think it's the end of the world, but I do wonder how we can find a way to get along with each other. Like now, if you do or say something stupid, it can live forever. People seem unwilling to forgive, and unwilling to even engage with people who have different views.

It's a worrying trend, for sure. The only things which can combat hatred are understanding and forgiveness, and it seems that people aren't interested in listening or forgiving/apologizing.

I have followed a lot of internet culture (idk what to call it), and have seen how tribal social media has made us. Twitter has ruined people for having real conversations. You must pick a side, and the other side is the devil.

I find that this is a consequence of hive mind thinking.  I've had some success talking to people in a one on one conversation when it comes to politics.

There's definitely a lot of hive mind out there. I only use Twitter for following people, and sometimes I see an idea spread through certain groups like a virus. Once people take up a position I rarely ever see them change their mind. The longer the idea has been in circulation the more defensive people get about any disagreement.

I also wonder how much people are addicted to notifications.

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The Lounge / Re: Happy Easter!
« on: April 04, 2021, 07:14:43 AM »
The Easter bunny carries a machine gun loaded with chocolate eggs.

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The Lounge / Happy Easter!
« on: April 03, 2021, 04:46:14 PM »
I hope you're all visited by the Easter Bunny tonight.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Facebook hacked
« on: April 03, 2021, 03:19:15 PM »
https://www.businessinsider.com/stolen-data-of-533-million-facebook-users-leaked-online-2021-4

archive https://archive.md/QI7Fv

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533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online

A user in a low level hacking forum on Saturday published the phone numbers and personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users for free online.

The exposed data includes personal information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the US, 11 million on users in the UK, and 6 million on users in India. It includes their phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates, bios, and — in some cases — email addresses.

Insider reviewed a sample of the leaked data and verified several records by matching known Facebook users' phone numbers with the IDs listed in the data set. We also verified records by testing email addresses from the data set in Facebook's password reset feature, which can be used to partially reveal a user's phone number.

Don't use Facebook!

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I'm trying to find out what it is like for undocumented people to get a vaccine. There are some places turning people away. Florida still requires proof of residency, so even if a person has ID it has to be Florida ID. We're not going to knock this shit out if they don't let people who want a vaccine have one.

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I was really happy about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, because it's so much easier to get people to take a single shot than two, but then this happened a few days ago https://apnews.com/article/virus-vaccine-johnson-and-johnson-emergent-biosolutions-d9edd171f8013e17c0be8b13a6db7fed  15 million doses thrown away  >:(

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There's a fair chunk of people who want it but can't get it.

Presumably an enlightened government would make exemptions given these sorts of groups of people are why vaccination is important in the first place

I don't mean that, I mean there are lots of people who want the vaccine but can't get it because it isn't available to them. Hopefully that is about to change.

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There's a fair chunk of people who want it but can't get it.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: The End of the F*cking World
« on: April 03, 2021, 09:59:10 AM »
I don't think it's the end of the world, but I do wonder how we can find a way to get along with each other. Like now, if you do or say something stupid, it can live forever. People seem unwilling to forgive, and unwilling to even engage with people who have different views.

It's a worrying trend, for sure. The only things which can combat hatred are understanding and forgiveness, and it seems that people aren't interested in listening or forgiving/apologizing.

I have followed a lot of internet culture (idk what to call it), and have seen how tribal social media has made us. Twitter has ruined people for having real conversations. You must pick a side, and the other side is the devil.

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Yes! It's going to be a huge waste. I think they're getting so antsy to open everything up when they should be more concerned with getting everyone a vaccine first. Spend the money to help production. Get the vaccines out to anyone who wants one. Make it so you don't need identification to get one.

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The EO mentions restaurants, movie theaters, and sporting events. I think it's possible the media has created some weird hype about the passports. 

What I want to know is why we need something separate from the vaccination card system we already have? Seems like a waste of money, and could potentially be another way to gather information (and for it to be stolen).  If you've been vaccinated they still want you to be careful, wash your hands, wear a mask, etc. The whole passport thing seems weird to me. 

It is very strange that Republicans and Democrats have flipped positions on this sort of thing.

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I agree with him about the passports. They aren't for travel, they are for everyday life. You guys seem to forget who will be without one of these. Poor people, undocumented people, some of the elderly, etc. Should you need a passport to buy groceries?

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: The End of the F*cking World
« on: April 03, 2021, 08:33:17 AM »
I don't think it's the end of the world, but I do wonder how we can find a way to get along with each other. Like now, if you do or say something stupid, it can live forever. People seem unwilling to forgive, and unwilling to even engage with people who have different views.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Battlestar gallactica
« on: April 02, 2021, 03:26:03 PM »


I loved Baltar!  Also BSG had some of the best music, Bear McCreary is amazing.

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Gov DeSantis has issued an EO against COVID passports https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/EO-21-81.pdf




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If I ever saw the Q Shaman I'd def want a selfie with him.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Battlestar gallactica
« on: April 01, 2021, 04:28:41 PM »
Are you alive?

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Yeah, that seems crazy. It's not illegal to be on the lawn of the White House.
Actually, it kinda is (that's why they have the fences and all).  But it's also irrelevant because the insurrection happened on the Capitol grounds.

Is it illegal to be on the capitol grounds, then?
If you're there as part of a violent insurrection, then probably yes.

You should probably stop watching CNN.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Are lockdowns justified?
« on: April 01, 2021, 03:17:12 PM »
States are one thing.  Companies are another.  Here they're going to lift the mask mandate 9 days from now.  But most retail stores will still require masks.

I saw something on a news show about how Utah is kicking ass with the vaccines.

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Yeah, that seems crazy. It's not illegal to be on the lawn of the White House.
Actually, it kinda is (that's why they have the fences and all).  But it's also irrelevant because the insurrection happened on the Capitol grounds.

Is it illegal to be on the capitol grounds, then?

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Are lockdowns justified?
« on: April 01, 2021, 01:12:36 PM »
I spent about three hours in town today, had to go to about 4 different stores, I was happily surprised to see everyone wearing masks. In Florida this is all by choice, and even though this is Floriduh, most people seem to be taking all this seriously. Maybe there is hope for us.


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Yeah, that seems crazy. It's not illegal to be on the lawn of the White House.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Are lockdowns justified?
« on: April 01, 2021, 11:51:30 AM »
Lockdowns are justified as far as the current ptb are concerned.

I should mention their concern, as well as the vast majority of contributors on this site (such as scg, breadcrumb, boydster, jd, pez, shifter, jja, junker, jura, rayzor, d1, et.al.) is not the safety, health, and well-being of the world populace.

Each of them are committed to the totalitarian world state and that type of state is much easier to maintain if the population of the world is around 50 million or so.

All of the site mods and admins are firmly committed toward this goal.

Yes, I am committed to world domination. I will achieve this by supporting simple things like wearing a mask. Soon I will rule the entire flat earth.

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Do you think we won't see an end to this pandemic?

Eventually you will, at a needless cost. And then the world will face another one or crisis to which America will utterly fail again at.

But hey, you'll have your 'freedom'.

Does your country already have some vaccine requirements for people entering? Some countries do. I'm not sure why this particular disease needs its own passport.

And yeah, I'll have my freedom to travel inside the US. I shouldn't need a passport to go to a different state.

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If Dr Birx said the numbers were skewed for Covid, she probably means the deaths are undercounted.

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You must report back to us after your FIL finds out.

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More Epstein stuff today.

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article250316759.html

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In early 2008, as financier Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers were waging what would become a successful campaign to get the Justice Department to drop its sex trafficking case against their client, Epstein and his purported madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, were allegedly raping a 26-year-old South Florida real estate broker who claims in a lawsuit filed last week that Epstein trafficked her to other men, including a local judge.

The story stands out among a number of civil claims that have been filed in recent months against the late financier’s estate and his co-executors, Darren Indyke and Richard Kahn. While most of the allegations involving Epstein and his associates follow a similar pattern involving how victims were recruited and abused, the case filed March 22 involves allegations far more sinister than others.

The woman, who is identified only as “Jane Doe,” claims that Epstein and Maxwell repeatedly raped her in front of her 8-year-old son at a hotel in Naples, Florida, in early 2008; that they trafficked her to have sex with a number of other men, including an unnamed local judge; and that Epstein forced her to undergo vaginal surgery so that he could market her as a virgin to one of their “high-profile” clients.

archive https://archive.is/nLXxk


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Do you think we won't see an end to this pandemic?

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Each country can say no, you can't come in unless you've got your proof of vaccine, but I really do not think it's a good idea to give the US govt more power. Then you're also going to need to consider people with legitimate reasons for not being vaccinated and decide if you just want to bar them from traveling to your country or not.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Why do you support donald trump
« on: March 30, 2021, 03:18:17 PM »
Dammit, I really wanted him to have an instance on the Fediverse.

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