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celebratedrecluse wrote

I am not very technically inclined, but I have an extensive research team that heavily believes in the libre movement

'having an entire technical team' ; I didn't mention anything about that. In fact, quite the opposite - I am a one-man show. If I had a technical team behind me, I would simply ask them to deploy an instance of raddle(.)me

What sort of team is this, and who are you?

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librehash OP wrote (edited )

I do not have a team.

I'm just a regular person that's passionate about what I do.

I gave this analogy to my friend (super non-tech / non-political person) the other day when I told them:

"You know how there are some people in this world that are into really niche, yet critically important things like ensuring a really obscure preservation is environmentally protected or providing medical/daily assistance and treatment to children with a very specific, rare disease we never knew existed? And you know how when we learn about these people and their journeys, we may empathize & respect them, but ultimately, we probably won't pick up that mantle because it isn't our 'calling'? That's what this is for me"

Not to be grandiose or self-righteous, but this is one of those things that gets me up. I don't know why. I don't consider myself to be a Mother Theresa or even someone that's more 'good' or 'bad' than the next guy person*. But this is something that lights a fire in me. I'm inspired to make a difference here.

But I realize that what I care about is fairly 'niche' in the grand scheme so I have yet to run into someone that feels the same about what I'm doing - so there is no 'team'.

But that's a big part of why I'm looking to deploy a raddle(.)me instance. I already have a Discourse and a couple of other federated instances. It is my hope to start fostering community outside of controlled social media platforms filled with noise where I can start expanding on what I have researched and discovered and explain to others why certain things are worthy of concern.

It is my hope that, upon learning about this, a similar fire may be lit within them as well. Perhaps this will inspire them to begin researching and contributing to the community in the same way I am. Then, in that way, it goes from becoming:

  • 'who are you?'
  • 'who is your team?'
  • 'what's your objective?'

To:

'What is this?' 'Explain this movement' 'Who are you guys?' | 'Who are you people?'

I don't want to be at the top. I have long ago resolved in my mind that it is very well possible that I spend a sizeable portion of my life pouring my heart and soul into something to build its foundation and expand it - only to completely relinquish control and fade into the 'masses' as another voice, no louder than the others, for the sake of the greater purpose of helping establish a non-hierarchical community entrenched in the same power struggle, warfaring B.S. that we see in nearly every facet of society these days - both personally and publicly.

Edit: Clarity, spelling, gender corrections.

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nbdy wrote

I do not have a team.

And yet

I have an extensive research team that heavily believes in the libre movement

sniff

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librehash OP wrote

I misspoke saying 'research team'. I have a community - undoubtedly ; there are 1600+ in the Telegram (t.me/hashlibrediscussion) & 2,000+ in the Discord (PM me for an invite link).

However, I am the only one posting research in association, relation to or in affiliation to my brand and many times I have contributed to the brands of others.

I just put out a slew of posts that provide most of my social media / website links, expand on who I am , and make it clear that I'm not only objective but thorough with a very extensive library of content.

Please see here: https://telegra.ph/Response-1-11-18

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