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He/Him

    Let everything happen to you

    Beauty and terror

    Just keep going

    No feeling is final.


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kingmudsy  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What has Norway learned from the Utøya attack 10 years ago? Not what I hoped

Knew nothing about these attacks, but the wikipedia page has really sucked me in. I'm halfway done reading it, but I'm thinking that this guy seems like every other moron who's ever decided that their lives would be improved by killing hundreds of other people publicly and in rapid succession.

    Breivik spent six days in Prague in late August and early September 2010. Following his Internet inquiry, Breivik noted that "Prague is known for maybe being the most important transit site point for illicit drugs and weapons in Europe". Despite the fact that Prague has one of the lowest crime rates among European capitals, Breivik expressed reservations about his personal safety, writing that (before his trip there) he believed Prague to be a dangerous place with "many brutal and cynical criminals".

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    Contrary to his expectations, he was unable to get any firearms in the Czech Republic, commenting that it was the "first major setback in [his] operation". In the end, he concluded that Prague was "far from an ideal city to buy guns", nothing like "what the BBC reported", and that he had felt "safer in Prague than in Oslo"

What a miserable fucking idiot

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

The universe really saw you being smug and decided to fuck with you a bit, huh? Probably best to check your fluid levels later, but at least splash shield replacements are cheap (and, as you learned, pretty helpful!).

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

Hi Hubski -

Realized that I went completely silent on here when the pandemic was at its spiciest. Rest assured, COVID-19 didn't get me! Almost everyone dealt with mental health difficulties during lockdown, myself included.

I missed everyone! I'm going to be lurking a bit, but I hope I have a chance to catch up with you guys. Hope everyone's been taking care!

kingmudsy  ·  393 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Our grip on Phase 2 is slipping

I think the discourse we have here is fantastic, but the bar for entry is set past the point of willingness to inconvenience yourself for the good of society. It's really, really hard to have conversations like this with someone that doesn't even speak the same political language as you

kingmudsy  ·  394 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Our grip on Phase 2 is slipping

The cult of American individualism has progressed to the point that we can't solve problems when the only solution is collective action sustained over time, even when the solution is as simple as a scrap of cloth over the face.

I don't know how to overcome that inertia. I don't know how to make grown men and women grow up.

kingmudsy  ·  403 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: North Korea blows up Liason Office, threatens to occupy the DMZ

Once again, international tensions are making me grateful for my (previously) broken leg and current inability to run more than a mile

kingmudsy  ·  403 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: North Korea blows up Liason Office, threatens to occupy the DMZ

The DMZ is still the DMZ - Parts of the border are more heavily fortified than others, and since the whole DMZ is about 2.5 miles wide it varies depending on how close you actually are to the international border. I don't have time to look into it as much as I want to, but apparently there's been some effort to remove landmines and other ordinance in the past decade