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Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.

Don't take me too seriously.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo

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OftenBen  ·  4 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some inspiration for the bread crowd

Truth.

The best loaves I've ever made sat in my fridge cold fermenting for 5 days before they got baked.

OftenBen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Whitmer exempts Michigan churches from penalties for 50+ gatherings

Michigan exists outside of the liberal enclaves in the cities.

OftenBen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Whitmer exempts Michigan churches from penalties for 50+ gatherings

Whatever bro.

OftenBen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Whitmer exempts Michigan churches from penalties for 50+ gatherings

Sincerely held religious beliefs affect people's behavior.

Sincerely held religious beliefs spread plague.

OftenBen  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A fiasco in the making?

Basic public health information has been politicized and is up for debate for some reason that no one has ever been able to adequately explain to me.

Simply stating that AZT can cause arrhythmia is a political statement in this day and age.

OftenBen  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Joe Biden, Architect of Mass Incarceration

Clearly I haven't been beaten enough.

Clearly I need more so I can jump for joy that Smokin' Joe has been anointed chosen one.

Then I hope you beg forgiveness for all the children you kill with your selfishness.

It doesn't HAVE to be.

But it is.

For all of my faults I haven't increased coronavirus infections.

For all of my faults I haven't stockpiled hundreds of millions of dollars that was supposed to be used to take care of the poor and sick.

What you call boorishness I call righteous hatred and fervor.

When your Consciousness gets colonized by Bronze Age bullshit then I will accept your criticism.

OftenBen  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Joe Biden, Architect of Mass Incarceration

Any positive you can list for Biden is true of any of his political opponents within the Democratic party.

Just like the last Democratic nominee for President, he comes with a ton of political baggage that can, has been, and will be leveraged against him.

I've already committed to a Democratic vote come November. I am not making a 'both sides are the same' argument. I am in the position of watching the party that I want to succeed shoot itself in the head and foot simultaneously, after doing the same thing four years ago.

I'm falling in line, isn't that enough?

OftenBen  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Joe Biden, Architect of Mass Incarceration

That's not a positive reason, its fearmongering.

OftenBen  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Joe Biden, Architect of Mass Incarceration

I keep having endless flashbacks to 2016.

Is there a positive case for voting for Joe Biden?

Nah.

The sole reason to vote for Joe Biden is that he plays for the blue team, not The red team.

OftenBen  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Craft Fair v3.5 - March 13, 2020

I would pay several dollars for a plain black sweater with that plague doc on it.

This is hardly news if you're under the age of 30.

Tiktok is simply Vine but operated by the chinese government as a tool to collect Intel and shape public opinion.

If you are trying to get (young)people to use your app in this day in age you want it to be obvious that all of the hottest most interesting and influential people on social media are using your app. You accomplish this by curating the content of the app and its advertising.

I will try and find the article that talks about how a bunch of content creators were approached to join Tik Tok, specifically because they are physically attractive and have large pre-existing social media followings.

Go try and make a Tik Tok video about Hong Kong and see where it goes.