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monday wrote

Well most of days I post on the clock so late to work is an abstraction for me, but working from home most of my days get me on a state of continuous anxiety and procrastination... I thought about getting chemicals like aderall or ritalin as an easy way out of this mood but probably not a good choice right now...

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tuesday wrote

Both my parents have COVID. Glad the pandemic is over.

Thanks Brandon!

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lettuceLeafer wrote

Them having covid is very inconvenient for uncle Joe. Can they like just not have covid. Also can disabled people just be able bodied? It's very rude of them for existing and being disabled. /j

But like that's actually the Democratic policy on covid atm which is pretty messed up.

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ghost wrote

I’ve always wondered how they work. It makes me super angry that this system even exists… seems more like a license to strip-mine the planet.

But if you can put out a bucket and shovel as your operation, and some fake signs to keep people away (and/or maybe some code to encourage other friendly folk to pull up a patch of dirt), and live in a camper, it might be a valid way to preserve some land and let it flourish.

Hmm.

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ghost wrote

I’m unbearably angry about the world. Still have covid. I thought I was getting better but things got worse a couple nights ago and I feel like ass. The US response to covid is pure fucking eugenics. I’m angry that I have to spend so much energy fighting to survive this hell, so that I don’t have the energy to do things that matter and make a difference.

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rot wrote

i bought some zines form local printers last week. got a surprise day off today because i worked too much overtime this week

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monday wrote

I remembered that discovery show where they dig dirt on Klondike, and I was like, wait they just dig tons of dirt just to wash it and get grams of gold? WTF!!!

In the Amazon basin the miners usually invade Indigenous land and use quicksilver to wash the gold bits, poisoning the water. I guess that is easier to get gold from e-waste now than fuck the rainforest, but the meat farmers need some poor bastards to open the way through the forest

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monday wrote

Fuck I grow more and more cynical and bitter, I don't like to think Raddle contributed but I guess it's true. The pandemics fucked me up, I probably am struggling with an undiagnosed mental health issue too.

I hoped to recover the color of the World, but now I'm just content in breathing above the shit

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ruinsociety wrote

I'm losing more and more faith in people. It's amazing that people don't see the problems with tech innovation and progress. The environmental damage and climate change are devastating. And then when you see them say that tech can solve issues that tech is causing, it's just an epic case of brain worms.

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Majrelende wrote

hope is to be found in the small places

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tuesday wrote

I'm so sorry this has been so long term for you. :(

I've managed to avoid it so far, but that's probably because I live alone and never go outside or do anything.

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ghost wrote

Thanks. I also never go anywhere. I do have a partner who works outside the home but he masks and has been very careful. I caught it from a landlord interaction I couldn’t avoid (normally I don’t have to interact but there was a tree about to fall on our rv where we’re staying and they were ignoring our calls and texts). I had a kn95 mask the whole time and the whole interaction was 10min. But they’re unvaxxed and we’re unmasked, and that’s all it took for a highly transmissible strain.

That’s partly why I’m so angry. Landlords are trash.

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ghost wrote

I worked a campground in very NorCal a couple summers ago and a bunch of the people visiting were prospectors. They’d go out on their (or their friends) mining claims and look for gold (or whatever— I know some claims are like emeralds and silver and whatever other bits of precious)… most folks seemed to make a few hundred bucks in gold in each trip, but that barely covers the cost of the trip IMO. But most folks seemed to be doing it for fun and only a couple were wackadoodle enough to think they’d someday hit it big and become millionaires.

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kore wrote

I think they see it but the solutions/alternatives are just unfathomable so they take things like progress and growth as given, obvious goals and ask how those can be worked with. Not really people's fault I think, to me more and more it seems like a natural coping mechanism. Some people get depressed, some people turn to drugs, some people trick themselves.

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