I expected adulthood to be glamorous and interesting but so far it mostly seems to involve making my own doctor's appointments and sitting outside in 40 degree weather keeping an eye on tupperware full of beef stew because I don't want them to warm up the fridge too much but if I don't watch them an animal might get into them.

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"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"Thanks! But..."
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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Oh yeah, I took some photos of the very wet London pavement on Monday. I'm presenting them here upside-down
#photography #mastoart #London

I have two back to back today--or at least I expected to. I finished the first one more than an hour early and now I'm sitting in the library with nothing to do but wonder how many mistakes I made in my hand-written java code

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People of Mastodon and !

Please enjoy this offering of kitty picture: imgur.com/KBbbIv9

I love mah kitty <3

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@gostaks @hasmis good. And that's totally fine. Everyone's new to something when they first start.

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If you consider yourself a rational person, and people are telling you you're hurting them, someone else, or the community, then please. Interrogate your motivations.

It is so amazingly easy to draw a chain of implications that ends with something like "they deserve it" or "they're weird" or "they hurt me first." But you not only need to ask why, but you need to ask why in the many different ways. Don't just ask "why do they deserve it?" that's a loaded question. Ask "why should I punish them if they do?"

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Good evening, I have some thoughts that are kind of meta to the fediverse and apply into society more broadly. One public toot, then I'll thread 🔓

So... I get torn between two principles & I think they're a reason why shared solutions like masto are so important.

Principle 1: own your shit / pay for the shit you use

Principle 2: there should be plenty of low-barrier & "free" spaces for people to congregate in some way.

This is tied to my being a librarian tbh.

I'm re-reading the and, like always, I'm moderately tempted to drop the engineering track and become a coroner (yes, I'm way more interested in being Butters than Dresden, I can't run fast enough to be a wizard).

Of course going to medical school wouldn't actually sign me up for actual magic, but a guy can dream

Okay, time for I think

I'm Alan, a college student planning to major in engineering. I dabble in code, writing, and 3d printing and I'm down to learn about anything.

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