Let's Talk About Irony Show more
In conclusion: irony/sarcasm/satire are really powerful and precise tools. The internet has created a culture of irony poisoning, where every passing John thinks he can try his hand at it. Often, it comes outnlooking as painful as a baby weilding a scalpel.
Treat these humorous forms with respect. There are huge swaths of people this humor is inherently exclusionary to. It's incredibly easy to be appropriated by fash, and to harm marginalized folks, without having those intentions.
If we're going to build a better community over here, we need to learn how to have fun in a way that everyone, or at least most people can enjoy. We need to listen when people say they were hurt bybyour sarcastic remarks about poetry, or when they ask you to cw even your most ironic flat earther takes.
In an age where emotional vulnerability and open communication are actively being shut down, we need to work even harder to make our spaces as radically accessible as possible.
Screaming at furries for using slurs Show more
Hi for FUCK sake please shorten "raccoon" a different way jesus christ
continued career kvetching ft. distaste for capitalism Show more
All I want to do is open a brewpub or something where I can make good beer and make people happy but every brewery ever was started by Three Guys Who Were In Finance and it sucks that rich people are the only ones who actually get to find fulfillment
@Irina we really should do a “cash for ash” program where billionaires can decide whether their capital gets redistributed or their body gets committed to the volcano early
Big cat. Oft grumpy cat. Also often greasy/oily/dirty cat.
Mastodon is a social media platform that is made up of individual servers that can affiliate with each other (or not.) This one's for people who like big weird taurs.