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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.

Other mastodon account at, but I'm planning on mostly using this one.




If you feel like there's no point in leaving the womb, does that make you a fetalist?


I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. - The New York Times

You want to read this full article.



Notre-Dame came far closer to collapsing than people knew. This is how it was saved. - The New York Times

"The first hour was defined by that initial, critical mistake: the failure to identify the location of the fire, and by the delay that followed."



A Biological Root for Yo-Yo Dieting - The Atlantic

"Endocrinologists have known for decades that the science of weight is far more complicated than calorie deficits and energy expenditures."

while you were struggling with your own problems, i was mastering the struggle against my own problems, and now that the world is burning you come to ME expecting solidarity? yeah alright comrade you got it, we are in this together ✊ ❤️

Have a “Blessed” Day

When you wish someone a “blessed” day, do you really know what you’re saying?

anarchism has always been queer as fuck. kinda obvious why- when a hierarchical social structure is literally built to exclude you and position you below others, you're a lot more likely to notice how fucked up hierarchical social structures are.

Watch "Marilyn Manson "Antichrist Superstar" Live Riverbend Cincinnati" on YouTube

Watch "The Office: How Nonsense Conquered the Workplace – Wisecrack Edition" on YouTube

More than anything else, listening to kids watching a "YouTuber" enthusiastically provide commentary to other people's TikTok videos has convinced me that I'm getting old.

Now get off my lawn. 🤣

Good morning, I've thought about it and the best part about Winnie the Pooh is that even though Eeyore is basically depressed he still gets invited to all of the things with his friends, and they never expect him to pretend to feel happy or force him to change, they just love him anyways and never leave him behind. And I think that's neat.

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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.