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A quick introduction:

I am or have been a: writer, publisher, renter of virtual apartments for real money, injector of radioactive materials (for the forces of good, usually), sociologist, teacher, BBS sysop, SJW, polyam, and dedicated to punching up. I also have screwed up a lot, and try to learn from that crap.

I write stuff at, and share lots of things I find interesting.

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"To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."


From 01 Jul: The Secrets of Covid ‘Brain Fog’ Are Starting to Lift - Scientists are getting closer to understanding the neurology behind the memory problems and cognitiv...


From 01 Jul: Democrats Need to Realize That the End of Roe Is About More Than Abortion - In the week since the Supreme Court revoked the constitutional right to abortion, President Biden&nb...

From 01 Jul: Deprecated Linux Commands You Should Not Use Anymore (And Their Alternatives) - Believe it or not, you might be using a deprecated Linux command.Or at least try to use it. It’s not... -tools-and-tricks

From 01 Jul: Why I switched from Apple Music to Jellyfin and Raspberry Pi - One day earlier this year, I looked up a song in my Mac’s music library that’s been there since 2001...


From 30 Jun: I’m an Abortion Provider in Texas and I’m Now Forced to Consider: Is This “Life-Threatening Enough”? - As the federal right to abortion—and, by extension, the right to practice that aspect of gynecologic... -care -justice -and-gender -court

From 29 Jun: Wolves survived the ice age as a single, global population - Enlarge / An Eastern Gray Wolf is a mix of Siberian ancestry and coyote DNA.Michael Cummin... -dna


From 30 Jun: This Is What It Was Like to Be an Abortion Escort Before Roe Ended - All across the country, with its wildly uneven distribution of reproductive health services, anti-ab... -care -justice -rights -court -big-feature


From 30 Jun: FCC says it closed a loophole that many robocallers used to evade blocking - EnlargeGetty Images grinvalds The Federal Communications Commission today sai... -shaken


From 30 Jun: Until demand drops, Amazon limiting Plan B purchases to 3 per week - Enlargeareeya_ann iStock / Getty Images Plus With abortion access becoming mo... -court

From 30 Jun: Hide Files and Folders in Linux Without Renaming Them - Brief: This beginner-focused article discusses how you can hide files and folders from normal view...


From 29 Jun: TikTok can’t stop users from doxxing the Supreme Court - EnlargeDouglas Rissing iStock / Getty Images Plus Retaliating TikTok users ha... -court


From 30 Jun: Kentucky judge blocks two anti-abortion laws from going into effect after Supreme Court ruling - A state court judge in Kentucky has blocked two anti-abortion laws from going into effect in the wak... -politics


From 30 Jun: Supreme Court limits Biden’s power to cut emissions - Getty ImagesThe US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has lost some of its power to reduce greenh...

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2 employees say they were fired for not joining NC company's Christian daily prayer, EEOC says - ABC7 Los Angeles

From 29 Jun: NASA scientists say images from the Webb telescope nearly brought them to tears - Enlarge / NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was placed in Johnson Space Center’s historic ...

From 29 Jun: Everything Everywhere All at Once Deleted Scene Makes One of 2022’s Best Action Sequences Even Better - Gif: A24 Everything, Everywhere, All at Once is already one of, if not the, best sci-fi mo...


From 29 Jun: The Supreme Court Just Expanded States’ Power to Prosecute Crimes on Tribal Land - The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Oklahoma has the authority to prosecute non-Native people ... -issues

You aren't betraying any person or cause if you find joy in your life. In fact, that joy is what should sustain you through tough and stressful times and actions. Joy combats horror.

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From 29 Jun: Majestic Topographic Photos Frame the Rugged Textures and Serene Colors of Earth’s Landscapes - Múlagljúfur Canyon, Iceland. All images © Vadim Sherbakov, shared with permission From the misty w...

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Faith Collapsing

Faith Collapsing is a host set up by me (Steven Saus) with the same sensibility of the BBS I ran back in the 1990s - I set it up for me, but folks I personally know are welcome to join if they like. Left-leaning; fascists will not be happy with my moderation. Incitements to violence or hate speech will get you gone.