Cheeks

Reply to comment by Cheeks in i don’t care about most things by alex

Cheeks wrote

Nihilism views the world as a playgroumd. The only things that have meaning are left to the id or ego to decide. Within nihilism there is a 'caring' and or purpose though it's left to the individual to determine.

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Cheeks wrote (edited )

What do you care about?

Or more precisely what pisses you off,, what elates you. What gives you purpose or robs you of purpose?

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Cheeks wrote

I have a really poor self body image and would rather not talk about this. But I walk about 5 miles a day outside of my typical general moving about. I try to do about half an hour of lifting daily, hopefully helping people out with tasks that need extra hands for but that's about once to twice a week. So I end up curling 40 pounds per arm for about 20 minutes every morning, hungover or not, musician too so that's typical 4+mornings a week. In my new living space, essentially a multi generational punk house with 20, 30, 40 and a 60 year old, I garden a lot the hard way with the 60 year old. I need more cardio and need to start biking again. But for a 200 pound 5 foot 10inch person I think I'm doing OK by comparison. I'm just not done yet and have shit I wanna do, so that's my drive.

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Cheeks wrote

I know what you're getting at ziq but you know damn well that as anarchists, when it comes to people existing under capitalism, putting in place a platform for illegalists to offset the effects of capitalism teaching each other how to obtain food clothing etc. Without money is better praxis than just talking about it. Granted... Some of them are a pain in the ass and need to be booted from time to time, but it's also become a vehicle to introduce anarchism to a few of them. So... The problems that are part of giving them space is what should be the topic of discussion not the running them off or similar.

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Cheeks wrote

I honestly think we need to move away from activist, boycotting culture and just start taking what we need from these places. Calling for an easier life of servitude is still a life of servitude. If we look at the science, time is not on our side. Ecological and environmental collapse is a reality for younger current generations. Mutual aid and the blatant destruction of what's responsible is our only real saving grace. My proposal for these situations is defund through large scale raids and constant theft. If you work there, bleed em dry, and donate what you don't need that you have taken.

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Cheeks wrote

Just to give you an idea I'm gonna leave this link here: https://youtu.be/_eJOSRuWw00

You can do this yourself.while you are younger and not need to worry to much about comfort and people will do this with you. As we get older we want these environments to be more multi generational which presents a whole new set of challenges. A 55 year old in the south is gonna need air condition ING more so than a 24 year old per say. This is also in a relatively small college town and it lasted for over a decade and breaking housing laws the entire time. Be smart about it and you can build beautiful things.

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Cheeks wrote

Co-housing or coop housing may be more prevelant where you are? I have lived in warehouses with around 20 other people before, similar but more urban centric. Also check squats in your area if there are any, but ne weary, often there is a lot of drug culture and addiction in some of these environments.

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Cheeks wrote

Most eggplant... Can't stand the shit. I do like Japanese eggplant though. Weird eh?

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Cheeks wrote (edited )

There seems to be some infighting around the proverbial watercooler. Most of what I'm reading it's simple shit that is only relevant when we aren't being inclusive. I'm not saying that tankies need a platform here, cause they don't. I am saying that we need to be less critical of each other and more critical of those that our at war with are base values. We are highly analytical by nature but that doesn't mean we aren't allies. Let's keep our shit together and give hell to the rest. We know where we all stand and why we are here. The rest aren't necessary though we can give them a home.-edit- unless harm to us is part of thier program or a refusal to follow our agreed upon tos applies. - edit -

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Cheeks wrote

Goddamn, I love you u/hasbrochem!!!

That whole church has built an organization of white male supremacy and misogyny. And it only remains in place by the fear that surrounding communities fear from the church's wealth and political power. Maybe you could organize a general defense committee to facilitate protection for women that defect and use it as a building bloc for community building and other direct action tactics?

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