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Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.

Don't take me too seriously.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Cui bono?

Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo

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OftenBen  ·  22 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: For the First Time Ever, Scientists Witness Chimps Killing Gorillas

"Non human persons" as a legal standing applying Dolphins, whales, monkeys and octopus always made a lot of sense to me.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

I hurt.

I miss physical therapy.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: FFRF: Christianity is Collapsing

Getting them and their iron age bigotries and worship of fascists out of positions of power is good enough for me.

What the religious do once they are no longer a burden on polite society is up to them.

OftenBen  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Eric Clapton is an Anti-vaxxer.

"It was a different time!"

OftenBen  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

"They claim"

Damn fee fees.

OftenBen  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Actually, it’s more like fear…

Is this when soft robotics with pneumatic or hydraulic systems step in?

I was thinking about this and related projects in non mechanical robotics.

OftenBen  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Toxoplasma — The Most Successful Parasite in the world….do you know it?

I really thought that everyone learned about this one in high school.

OftenBen  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 442nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Dolly Parton is doing electronic collabs now.

OftenBen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

God is good, all the time.

All the time, God is Good.

OftenBen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

What is their stated reason to oppose vaccination?

Because the plague spreading vermin I know literally just say "I don't wanna" or "I'm not taking the Mark of the Beast!"

OftenBen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

Literally not possible.

The population of people that is unvaccinated and socializing does not see the welfare of their fellow man as desirable.

My in laws are the classic example. Unmasked, unvaccinated gatherings continuously as if Covid never happened. Open mockery of those scared of the disease even after its killed about 6-7 members of their congregation.

OftenBen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

More mass death, concentrated in the poor and otherwise vulnerable.

We lack the stomach to defeat coronavirus. Our squeamishness and bone headed refusal to take responsibility for vaccinating each and every eligible body will be paid for with lives.

For some reason we prosecute drunk drivers but not those who willfully spread disease and misinformation about vaccines.