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Matrix thoughts, curseword 

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free software, politics 

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If you have US Student Loans - the federal student program is offering an emergency forbearance, non-capitalized, for 60 days "or further notice." It reduces your payments AND INTEREST to 0 for the duration, but you have to opt in:

myfedloan.org/borrowers/covid/

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Tech gripes 

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food 

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this experience today just solidifies my stance that it should be illegal to hold information hostage behind paywalls.

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how come we've all just accepted that you can't trade or give someone digital games unless you specifically buy them for that person

i think steam uses the analogy "you wouldn't give someone a gift you've already opened" and uh yes i would, is valve not aware of the term "second hand"

i don't want so many of my digital games anymore, why can't i give them to someone who does

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I was in a thread the other day talking about this, but, like

I want to read some GAME ANALYSIS

I don't want some YouTube-quality-surface-level basic-ass-themes shit I want Academic Paper analysis of games

I want the deep metaphors, I want Death of the Author, I want philosophical arguments about the construct of humanity

The best I can ever find is Hbomberguy

I feel like I've collected a lot of books and papers to read, but never engage with them fully...

It's a lot easier to browse headlines and feeds than it is to dive deep into something

aging, pets 

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mh (adhd), request for info 

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Five Unbelievable Secrets For Using Pinto Beans To Battle Nazis

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I wanna talk again about the concept of power. Here's Foucault, from his debate with Chomsky:

"I would like to reply to you in terms of Spinoza and say that the proletariat doesn’t wage war against the ruling class because it considers such a war to be just. The proletariat makes war with the ruling class because, for the first time in history, it wants to take power. And because it will overthrow the power of the ruling class it considers such a war to be just."

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