Tequila_Wolf

Tequila_Wolf wrote

Looks like you can influence the culture around here too.

I'm lucky in that I participate in a lot of different parts of the anarchist internet. I think that raddle and its users actually do influence the greater public discourse, because I've seen the ways that conversations have changed and grown elsewhere because of what we do here.

Just yesterday I was contacted by a giant federation of anarchists in relation to one of my projects, and they only would have found out about it because of the way that I use the internet in relation to raddle.
So that's great. I'm gonna let them know where they can send their reparations money :)

I also have come to have a pretty in-depth sense of what the anglophone anarchist internet is like, where people operate, who they work with, who are the people behind the pretty texts!

I see ziq's original work doing the rounds on facebook and talked about pretty often.

And some of the critiques that we get from different parts of the world, because we have consistent users that we can recognise, are super helpful in enriching the space, where on reddit, heterodox views will just get kneejerk downvotes until they're invisible.

Raddle could do better with its responses to people who have authoritarian positions but have the potential to do better. I don't think that dogpiling users is useful. We're working on that.
I've been trapped on reddit the last couple days because I've been having a rough time, and it feels so much easier to be completely buried in a whole lot of stuff. You can write a good, thoughtful response to someone on a post that is a couple days old and nobody will even read it because it's too far down the page.

Anyway, I don't know what your views are, but feel welcome to post a little more. Just one thoughtful post/comment daily or even weekly would affect the site and people's experience here.

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Tequila_Wolf wrote (edited )

Go up to Forums then click Create Forum underneath the view options. You wouldn't have seen it up until now because you'd slipped through our sights and had not been marked as a trusted user.

Or actually you can skip that and click this.

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Tequila_Wolf wrote

For me it's pretty much the following:

Building as autonomous and resilient a mutual aid society as possible within your bioregion but also with substantial interconnections beyond regions. But that means we have to do everything, always - all the reading planning and skill acquisition (as well as all the means to transfer that knowledge) and all the infrastructure- and relationship-building.

But it's baby steps out here.

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Tequila_Wolf wrote

I pretty much only feel/am functional when I'm making projects with other people to destroy authority. The world is too heavy unless I'm actively trying to throw the weight off me. So I try to make as many projects as I can, and to have as much free time to do that as I can. I'm relatively lucky that I get to do as much as I do.

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