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Dear Friends of , :ablobblastoff:
I like her , her type . Her angry .

As we may know, comes in , not always to those who deserve; The , the , the by stander. The scythe cuts ,
, and .

is a day to , as the might say (not in this )

Just a to . We won’t be bringing what we stand up in. Your coin for the is currency. You can try a sole, shoo sole, soul solo. No use. The row is over. The furthest shore empty.


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… and another thing why did transmission just open? I did not open it … 😮

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Dear Friends of qoto matodon,

Here I am maybe … My -fi is not working without an update. A likely story. I am not updating everyday. You were not working and now you are -fi … and I have a 65000 word limit on this instance. I am in cyber hell, who is to blame?

Me probably 😀

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IF… 🤣
If you can live without caffeine,
If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,
If you can resist complaining,
If you can understand when your loved ones
are too busy to give you any time,
If you can take criticism and blame without resentment,
If you can ignore a friend’s limited education
and never correct him or her,
If you can resist treating a rich friend
better than a poor friend,
If you can face the world without lies and deceit,
If you can conquer tension without medical help,
If you can relax without liquor,
If you can sleep without the aid of drugs,
If you can honestly say that deep in your heart
you have no prejudice against creed, color,
religion, gender preference, or politics,- Then you have almost reached the same
level of spiritual development as your dog!

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The demonstration was not officially sanctioned by the tribe, but tribal leaders showed up anyway. “This is still our land,” one tribal councilmember told me. “We’re sharing it with those that currently occupy the land, but it’s our land.”

Demonstrators called Badger Mountain a rare botanical garden, and called for solar to be built instead on on fallowed farmlands, corporate rooftops, over parking lots, etc.

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I am still stewing over yestreday.
The doctor never once got my name right and kept calling me Eric even after being corrected repeatedly.

When I mentioned that Zoom was a HIPAA violation, she said, "Well, Kaiser, you see, is a very big company filled with people who are more educated than you."

1) I called DSHS, a Federal Agency, to ask about this, and they had screaming red flags go up about this and said no, this is a violation. So did SSA.


2) I have a master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering, with a focus on computer and network security in the public and private sectors.

"And you think you know more than our staff does, Eric?"

"I know which agencies to ask when I don't. Please recall I did contact DSHS about this and also called SSA about it."

"Continuing on..."


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A rabbi was asked by one of his students “Why did God create atheists?” After a long pause, the rabbi finally responded with a soft but sincere voice. “God created atheists” he said, “to teach us the most important lesson of them all – the lesson of true compassion. You see, when an atheist performs an act of charity, visits someone who is sick, helps someone in need, and cares for the world, he is not doing so because of some religious teaching. He does not believe that God commanded him to perform this act. In fact, he does not believe in God at all, so his actions are based on his sense of morality. Look at the kindness he bestows on others simply because he feels it to be right. When someone reaches out to you for help. You should never say ‘I’ll pray that God will help you.’ Instead, for that moment, you should become an atheist – imagine there is no God who could help, and say ‘I will help you’.”

— Martin Buber, “Tales of the Hasidim”

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Reminder - A new episode of the Radical Simple Living Podcast is up and running! Listen in any place where podcasts are available, or right here - (S2E20)

Simple living involves solving some of life's problems, in fact any kind of living involves solving problems. Abraham Maslow might just help us out on this one!

#RadicalChange #SimpleLiving #ProblemSolving #Maslow #Psychology #Podcast

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#Caturday and we are 'considering' a walk... cats consideration can take some 'considerable time' of course!

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Dear Friends which are unmined, :lobster:

As we may there are as many of as there are people. :ablobdancer:

Do we also ? :byebrows:

  • and more are people
  • we are animals
  • not all are safe

In a similar way, we all according to what we have . :netkitty:

Have we also listened to?

I mention this because I am sure most people here adverts and opinions until they are . Then believe the , and at are their own. It is a flaw we all in …

What to do? Ignore and carry on? ? My is very and at least, ???

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A rightwing Christian lobby group that wants abortion to be banned has forged ties with an adviser to the prime minister and is drawing up ­policy briefings for politicians.

The UK branch of the US-based Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has been appointed a stakeholder in a parliamentary group on religious freedoms in a role that grants it direct access to MPs:

(More evidence that reality is taking its cues from the Laundry Files,"The Apocalypse Codex" this time.)

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A busy, stressed person makes bad decisions.

I'll repeat.

Busy, stressed persons make fucked-up decisions.

This is a fundamental fact of human psychology.

Now, consider the business world, and corporations' demands upon every single worker.


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When I was a kid no piece of plain paper or card was safe around me. I’d be drawing something all the time. I’ve realised I’ve missed that simple pleasure. I’m trying to draw more often, though it’s proving difficult to be motivated sometimes.

Anyway, last October I sketched what I could see of the top of a nearby telephone pole. In the past few weeks, the poles down the street have been adorned with fibre-optic equipment. I decided to draw a second version to show the changes.

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@hicksy2 @natureworks

I have a couple of sweet chestnut growing - it was supposed to be acorns but I didn’t have any!

#sweetChestnut #germination #trees

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Zhivko had heard about Iran’s IRGC, the Quds force, and the Basij militia, since he listens to the World Service. But what he learnt about these groups from the latest #TheGlobalJigsaw episode did more to satisfy his cat curiosity. And can you guess where the name “Axis of Resistance” comes from? Another brainy episode he’d totally recommend to all #CatsofMastodon on #caturday

… newly repotted, black , swiss and ‘berries and cream’ varieties of mint. Watched over by disembodied and

Dear Friends of Green Programmers, :ablobdancer:

I think I am . Politically I support the agenda. In terms of programming, I am nothing but green. :abloblurk: Much like being yesterday, every . :ablobsunglasses:

Yesterday we to our nearest National run facility. The richest in the . Our local one which is free to enter, has a .

Walked home five shade plants:

  1. Three specialty mints, Swiss Mint, ‘Cream and Berry’ mint, plus one other. Forget name but is a creepy creeper mint …
  2. A plant to grow under our lights
  3. Purple
    also for indoors for now
    … back along the fastest flowing in the . A former industrial , ‘Old Father’ .
    Sadly saw no fish news or frogs but happy to see one of the working wheels and . :blobangel:

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Just passed 3000 quests in @streetcomplete .
Don’t let your significant other tell you it’s nerdy or “Hurry up!”. Compete the Street(map)!

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Diagrams for software architecture is so passé, the future is moving gifs

Dear Our Friends Electric, :ablobdancer:

Just thought I would take and submit my household . :ablobsunglasses:
How hard can it be? :abloblurk: Done it many times. :_stars:

Well by my fuming and swearing. It must be TOO HARD. Booted off my own account :ablobblastoff:

  1. Get readings from my electricity and Gas (which won’t change as we are all electric) !
  2. Find the British Gas site with a secure search engine. !
  3. Try and get into my account. Impossible for this doofus. Tried on two computers, and two Apple devices.
  4. say NO!

Now do I have to find a new energy company? I was switched automatically from my original one from .

I read that the auto IOT meters are wrong 15% of the time. It is another version of the , life-destroying private-profit, corporate mish-mash.


Dear Friends of Podcasts,

Here is my latest ranting.

As usual, I drift in and off-topic. This is the of impacts. People who are interested in are not going to be interested, as it mainly themes around the four jewels of Vajrayana Buddhism.

Here is how the inbuilt AI describes what I say:

“The speaker discusses the concept of the Three Jewels in Buddhism, which are the Buddha, , and . They explain that people can approach these aspects of the teaching in different ways based on their interests. The speaker also mentions that other religions, such as , , and , have their own classifications and teachings that can be explored. They encourage listeners to look beyond their own religion and consider teachings that resonate with them. The speaker emphasizes the importance of ongoing personal growth and the of various paths.”

Dear Friends of ,

and da-da-da :netkitty:

As we know you can not a -lobster. They just .

Somehow in a of events I haz:

  1. a leg end in my own
  2. Added relay to my
  3. Joined some even more dubious, of the deep C’s
  4. My only is they will be mini me from pirates, bad goats and

In other words. In ways my level of , I am able to post up to 65000 words (my goat gott, that is almost as much as a -bot can manage). I am running a securish , with many GNU programs. Soon I while be lost again, the hi ways and bye the ways …

Dear Friends, :ablobcouple:

This morning I have:

  1. Ousted my iPhone as a device. I would not trust it to be in the same room as me. I may a tin/#aluminum for it …
  2. Added to my two
  3. most of Texas is in Mexico ( country)
  4. Drank a pot of (similar to coffee but less taxing)
  5. the well

! Job Done! :lobster:

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