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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: Pubski: May 4, 2022

Every day it gets a little easier… But you gotta do it every day — that’s the hard part. But it does get easier.

- some monkey from a TV show.

Take good care of yourself. Allow yourself to accept the help you need when you need it.

OftenBen  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter's permanent Trump ban

This is the problem.

Twitter is directly used by Trump with great effect to perpetuate stochastic terrorism and develop the extremist base necessary for coup attempts.

OftenBen  ·  53 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The death spiral of an American family

The confusion is understandable.

I suppose a slightly more articulate way to say it would be I cannot read this story without seeing reflections of my family in every sentence. I physically cringe at the idea of opening it up to read it again.

OftenBen  ·  54 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The death spiral of an American family

Took me 3-4 tries to finish it.

OftenBen  ·  55 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The death spiral of an American family

This is my family.

OftenBen  ·  97 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ottawa truckers' convoy galvanizes far-right worldwide

In the same way that drugs won the war on drugs terrorism won the war on terrorism.