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OftenBen

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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  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The First Official Virtual Pandemic Happy Hour

I wish I was feeling up to being social.

Still drinking though. Cheers.

OftenBen  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: It Can Happen Here

We are watching it happen.

OftenBen  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just died

kleinbl00 Show up and tell me how perma fucked or not at all we are.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: #Bugski? comments link in top bar now just goes to posts link

This is fixed on desktop, same bug on mobile.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: #Bugski? comments link in top bar now just goes to posts link

Same.

OftenBen  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 16, 2020

That's super real.

My fiancee graduated in December of last year and has been working roughly full time since then. She has espoused similar feelings in the recent weeks.

I experienced much the same for a long time. When we first graduate college and enter the workforce it really does seem like that work and the necessary actions to maintain one's ability to work are all that there is time for.

With a good degree of work and intention, you can create time for yourself and your loved ones in your schedule. Whenever I hear 'I can't, I'm busy' what I'm really hearing is 'I can't, I won't make time for you.

Social hobbies are the best way to make adult friends. If you have an active one, even better. If you are an adult without a physically active hobby or pasttime, get one before you regret not getting one.

Your life from now on is exactly what you make of it. Every year composed of months, weeks, days and hours. How you live is how you will have lived.

OftenBen  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I just got hacked

I got an email from Infosec once that my password and username had been found in a batch-file purchase off the dark web. My employer has active measures looking for our data for sale on white, grey and black markets apparently.

OftenBen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Do not get arrested challenge 2020

Because we live in an era of open and almost unopposed oligarchy.

OftenBen  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Literally watching my fellow Americans defend Genocide.

I haven't done so.

I've blamed the political justification and origin of the political willpower for the forced sterilization of the population of the concentration camps maintained by the United States on Christianity.

Edit*

I took two semesters of Medical Ethics. I'm more than familiar with the history of forced sterilization/ eugenics in the United States. As an undesirable I'm doubly aware.

OftenBen  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Literally watching my fellow Americans defend Genocide.

You can.

When you talk to people who defend this (I have), religion gets cited.

When they stop openly using it as justification I will stop ascribing it to them.

And like everything else regarding everything he does, you cannot convince his voter base of the truth. They believe whatever they RNC tells them to.

OftenBen  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 399th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"