I swear I’m not Jessica

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Joined 1 year ago
Cake day: July 4th, 2023


  • You certainly are angry. I don’t know why saying it’s over for Biden at this point could help fascists, especially since him stepping down is a good thing. We were fucked if he didn’t, as he was already not a great candidate before the debate.

    Harris might be a cop, but she’s acceptable. Applying the same standards to her as any other candidate, she doesn’t suck on policy. She’s fundamentally a Dem, but she’s at the upper end of the curve. She actually made effective points against Biden in the primary debates. If I had to pick a conservatives Dem in 2020 out of Buttigieg, Klobuchar, Biden, and her, I’d go with her.

  • The whole problem stems from us prioritizing the species over each other. When we worry about genes or humanity as a concept, we miss out on the billions of people that actually matter. If we all choose to not reproduce, instead focusing on making the most of our lives, it’d be better than our descendants living enslaved by a societal machine till heat death. We think about the forest instead of the trees, when the former only exists for the sake of the latter.

    The sad truth of capitalism is that not even the rich are in charge. The principles of accumulating power drive it, not the well being of wealthy families. If they escape the cycle and focus on their own happiness, someone else replaces them. It’s power for the sake of power. Not even the dictator really matters, just their power.

  • Last I heard about her absence was this blog. In short, it wasn’t the bigots who drove her away, but transfems who don’t appreciate that there isn’t a monolithic trans experience. A ton of the most brutal vitriol against trans creators comes from within the community.

    There seems to be a tiny minority of toxic shitheads who spearhead it, trying to police and purity test people’s identities. These ghouls are small enough to instigate drama without much recourse, as people forget about them quickly after they get debunked and called out. They’re so successful because they exploit the insecurities and trauma of other queer people. They get people to earnestly side with them, resulting in their narratives becoming popular. Many people have left the internet for significant periods as a result.

  • A lot of damage has been done, and the lumpenproletariat is very, very stupid and wants to regard its political party the way it regards its gridiron football team. And it likes the propaganda that media feeds it. If we’re going to create a cohesive public-driven, public-serving government, we’ll have to invent some sociology that we don’t have yet.

    I don’t know if that’s fully possible. I think the tools are already here, but they’re just really hard to use. Even an effective ideology like Marxism couldn’t rise above the basic mechanisms of power and social dynamics. I don’t think we should look to transcend human nature, but work with it. No theory will change how life develops based on its environment, so we need to focus on changing that environment for the better rather than searching for the impossible. Ideas can’t save us by themselves anyhow.