Pinned ping
Pinned ping
Pinned ping
soybean relayed

@eightbitsamurai if it came to your nation by land, you know it as chai. If it came by sea, you know it as tea. (Example: the Russian word for the leaf is derived from chai, but English has tea)

soybean relayed

thinkin about the night sky.

Thinkin about how there are a nontrivial amount of people who have never seen it in full glory. Thinkin about how this might be the first time in human history when that was true.

thinkin about how knowing why things work scientifically only enhances how cool and mystifying they are

soybean relayed

looking up 'sex' on dictionary.com before my big date tonight

The Gregorian calendar sucks big doodoo and so does the AD/BC system.

They're the fucking definition of unchangeable cruft

soybean relayed

... I have now thought about this more carefully, and I seriously like the idea of keeping the popular definition of "meme" (a funny picture shared on the Internet and modified, usually by recaptioning, to suit the occasion) while finding a new word for the Dawkinsian sense (a conjectural analog of a gene in cultural evolution).

Memes are darmoks, but not all darmoks are memes.

woah when the fuck did it become 2 AM. I'm not even tired

soybean relayed

I need to start taking notes when I read.

The main benefit of lectures, for me, is that when I'm taking notes I'm often also investigating things and trying to make sense of them in real time. It helps so much.

soybean relayed

Death mention Show more

every time I try to formulate my own religious/spiritual beliefs I am thwarted by the fact that they are confusing to me.

soybean relayed

I code for like an hour every month and get bored

soybean relayed

Aha, you make think you are educated with your "facts" "evidence" and "personal experience" with the subject matter, but in reality, it is I, the redditor who skimmed a Wikipedia article once, is the correct and just one

soybean relayed

are you a normal distribution

"fuck the police" is a monotonically increasing function of time

soybean relayed

thinkin about how a "theory of everything" is ridiculous and makes no sense

soybean relayed
the internet is a series of ad distribution networks connected through wet string
Show more
Cybrespace

cybrespace: the social hub of the information superhighway

jack in to the mastodon fediverse today and surf the dataflow through our cybrepunk, slightly glitchy web portal