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  1. Comment on MIT scientists report 'major advance' in fusion energy in ~science

  2. Comment on MIT scientists report 'major advance' in fusion energy in ~science

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    This feels like a big deal, right? Back in February, on YouTube MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center posted this presentation on ARC. tl;dr - goal of Q>2, safe theoretical maximum of Q≈9, input...

    This feels like a big deal, right?

    Back in February, on YouTube MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center posted this presentation on ARC.

    tl;dr - goal of Q>2, safe theoretical maximum of Q≈9, input of 11MW at the size of a residential home.
    An old coal plant I used to get power from generated about 350MW on a 700 acre campus (a lot of it storage for coal ash, to be fair.

    Also, a researcher on the same channel in another video stated that for every doubling of magnetic field strength, power output gets a 16x increase. Or, the device gets 16x smaller for the same output. So any further increases in this magnet technology raises our ceiling even more.

    The ARC is fundamentally just a Tokamak with better magnets, and a Tokamak is well understood tech for the past half century. If it's really so simple, this sounds like a massive event, no?

    8 votes
  3. Comment on How far do you live from the place you were born? in ~talk

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    Currently, about 700mi (1127km) as Homelander would fly. Google Maps has it at more like 1100mi (1770km) I'm on vacation in a place I used to live. I lived here when I was happy, and had to leave...

    Currently, about 700mi (1127km) as Homelander would fly. Google Maps has it at more like 1100mi (1770km) I'm on vacation in a place I used to live. I lived here when I was happy, and had to leave when life got complicated for the next few years.

    The region I was born is always gonna be home. That's where my folks are from, and their families, and their families, etc. Not all the same city, but spread out over a reachable distance pre-internet, without having to often be forced to wish grandma a Merry Christmas over the telephone.
    My father early on enlisted in the active duty Air Force, and we left home. For what I now as an adult view as my most formative childhood years, I lived all over the U.S. and never for long in any place. Not long enough to build strong childhood bonds, ya know? So, that kinda sucks. But it gave me such an appreciation for the variations in people and geography with distance. There's some really cool shit out there, and some really cool people.

    Periodically throughout my life I go home, or near enough to it. But I chose the kind of life where I'm professionally nomadic. So I continue to live all over the world. I learned from being a child however, and built strong tools to build strong relationships. I have many friends dear to my heart, I love them all. That's not flippancy. We've all kinda spread out now, it happens. I'm visiting some right now.

    The furthest I've lived from home was about 6,700mi (10,783km), and I lived there for close to two years. That was a weird experience, and I'm still kinda weird about it.

    One of the really fucked up things about time is that you don't notice it happening when it's in front of you. When you come back home from Afghanistan after some time away, your parents are older. Your surviving grandparents are really starting to look kind of like shit. Your siblings and cousins and friends and everyone have all progressed along their individual storylines, without you. Some of their stories have taken a bad turn. And it hurts to see, and be made so poignant and clear. It makes me wonder if this is just what being an adult is.

    I'm just couch surfing right now. Drifting through life, having a good time. Just trying to decompress sufficiently before the next chapter starts. I don't know how far from home I'll live next. I'm a nomad at heart, and I'm excited to see where I'll live next. I'm excited to meet the people I'll meet. But also, there's a fear in the back of my mind that I'm gonna get the call that grandpa's heart gave out overnight. And that I'm gonna get that call while I'm away from home.

    I hope all the people I love in my life know that I love them back. I tell them and still I worry, lol. Life just intrinsically sucks some of the time.

    7 votes
  4. Comment on Blade Runner and personal identity in ~humanities

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    Ooh, this is a good one. The language of a q-memory is new to me, I need to do some reading up on it. I was always one of those hardcore, 'Star Trek's Transporter is a suicide-machine' kind of...

    Ooh, this is a good one.
    The language of a q-memory is new to me, I need to do some reading up on it. I was always one of those hardcore, 'Star Trek's Transporter is a suicide-machine' kind of people. But now I'm not so sure.
    And now trying to roll that around in my head with the idea that it's possible for Rachel and Jane both be the niece.. fuck. That's a lot.

    Any recommended reading?

    4 votes
  5. Comment on Tour of the sacred library in ~arts

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    So, I'd missed everything below "fin". Spoilers: That the images were generated by a computer is really interesting. Last night one of the major impressions I had got was how dreamlike, and...

    So, I'd missed everything below "fin".

    Spoilers:

    That the images were generated by a computer is really interesting. Last night one of the major impressions I had got was how dreamlike, and familiar the whole thing felt. Sometimes, nostalgic. For a place I'd never been.

    I've previously read other folks picking up on a dreamlike quality among AI generated images, and it just makes me think if perhaps under-the-hood these kinds of images are generated in a similar way as dream images in our minds. I dunno. Last I checked, neuroscience hadn't cracked that nut yet.

    The discontinuity of geometry in the images are certainly like what a dream is to me.

    3 votes
  6. Comment on How has the pandemic changed you? in ~talk

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    I know how my brain works, if I set too attainable of a goal then I'd lose steam after because I got satisfied. But I love Tash, and I'm excited that I found them as early in their career as I...

    I know how my brain works, if I set too attainable of a goal then I'd lose steam after because I got satisfied.
    But I love Tash, and I'm excited that I found them as early in their career as I did. The moment I have a chance to see them live I'm taking it. Their signature strat is gorgeous to my eyes, and I almost bought it. Ended up getting an American Ultra SSS instead, and I just hope their sig series doesn't get too expensive in the secondhand market over the next couple years. I won't go looking for one until I've decided I'm "good enough" to start buying guitars I don't need to play a specific style.

    3 votes
  7. Comment on Tour of the sacred library in ~arts

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    This hits different. Art analysis isn't really my thing, idk. I sure felt a lot, but I dunno how to put it into words. Would you mind saying a bit of what this art is to you?

    This hits different. Art analysis isn't really my thing, idk. I sure felt a lot, but I dunno how to put it into words.
    Would you mind saying a bit of what this art is to you?

    2 votes
  8. Comment on How has the pandemic changed you? in ~talk

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    The Bad: I've lost all hope for Humanity: The Good Ending; I don't believe in the future anymore. This isn't just COVID, it was just the final straw. I think I'm a misanthrope now (by some...

    The Bad:
    I've lost all hope for Humanity: The Good Ending; I don't believe in the future anymore. This isn't just COVID, it was just the final straw.
    I think I'm a misanthrope now (by some definitions), and that's not likely to change in the foreseeable term.

    The Good/Good?:
    In response to the heartfelt belief my life won't end in a natural death, I live much more in the present. Not quite living as if there is no tomorrow, but more along the lines of: tomorrow is gonna suck, make the most of today.

    At the beginning of this year, I resolved to learn to play guitar. As of today, I know my basic chords (though F is a pain in my ass still; fuck barre chords), my scales, a bit of music theory, and I can play most of Dust in the Wind fingerstyle. I own three guitars now: a classical, an acoustic, and a Fender Strat. My unrealistic goal is to cover Tash Sultana's Blackbird, that's the bar I'm setting as "I can play guitar". It'll take me years to get there, but I really enjoy this and it gives me joy to learn.

    I give more attention to the people in my life. I spend time with others, that previously I'd have passed by. I let the little things go. I look for the beauty in a small moment. I gotten back into lifting, running, yoga, and taking better care of my body.
    These times won't last forever, it would be a waste to do any less.

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  9. Comment on Loki Discussion Thread in ~tv

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    I'm one of those casual fans. I don't read the comics, and after Endgame I didn't care about Marvel. I was satisfied. Overseas, I watched WandaVision more for something to do, and to have...

    I'm one of those casual fans. I don't read the comics, and after Endgame I didn't care about Marvel. I was satisfied. Overseas, I watched WandaVision more for something to do, and to have something to talk about with my co-workers. I liked it, but didn't think all that much of it. It was written and directed well, but didn't sell me on watching the who-knows how many years of forthcoming Marvel shit.

    I began watching Loki upon insistence from friends right before the fourth episode dropped. The writing and direction is good here too (and a lot of fun). This reveal in the finale doesn't mean much emotionally to me. But, aight. I get it. Loki has learned how to love himself. He will find a new, selfless, glorious purpose in season two trying to do what he can (running the TVA? ruling for the right reason, opposed to ruling for its own sake?) to help out during the coming multiverse war. The new Doc Strange will be the cinematic introduction of this war and its stakes.

    I'm into it. gg Marvel, ggwp.
    I care again.

    This guys means as little to me as Thanos did when he was first introduced. But I'm curious, and I'm having fun watching. Let's go.

    3 votes
  10. Comment on TV Tuesdays Free Talk in ~tv

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    I recently watched SyFy's Resident Alien, a comedy series starring Alan Tudyk (Wash from Firefly, the chicken from Moana) as an alien stranded on Earth trying to pass as a human. It's fun, funny,...

    I recently watched SyFy's Resident Alien, a comedy series starring Alan Tudyk (Wash from Firefly, the chicken from Moana) as an alien stranded on Earth trying to pass as a human.

    It's fun, funny, charming, and it has heart. Alan Tudyk pulls off the awkward alien thing wonderfully. It's the human characters you stick around for though. They're written pretty well, and the showrunners handled diversity pretty well; nothing is a caricature, or treats the audience as morons. It's just.. nice.
    Not a whole bunch of belly laughs (though there were a few big ones for me), it's mostly fun & cozy. I really liked it, and I look forward to the next season.

    If I had to find a complaint, the sheriff character felt kind of flat. Mostly he was there to help other—more central—characters through their own arcs. But it feels like things have been set up for him to have his own arc later on.

    If you're curious, I'd recommend checking out the first seven minutes instead of watching the trailer. The trailer doesn't spoil much—outside of a joke and one of the conflicts—I just don't think it sells the show all that well.

    3 votes
  11. Comment on Hi, how are you? Mental health support and discussion thread (July 2021) in ~talk

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    I've grown to suspect I may have ADHD after someone I know (with whom I share many similarities) got diagnosed. After doing the ASRS-v1.1 Self Report checklist, I think I got it bad. Which on the...

    I've grown to suspect I may have ADHD after someone I know (with whom I share many similarities) got diagnosed.
    After doing the ASRS-v1.1 Self Report checklist, I think I got it bad. Which on the one hand really confuses me how none of my teachers picked that up over all the years of schooling, and saved me the grief of dealing with this shit as an adult. On the other, it gives a name to what I feel, a ways forward, and I'm going to schedule an appointment with my doctor to see what they think.

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  12. Comment on What have you been listening to this week? in ~music

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    I recently discovered Yngwie Malmsteen, a neoclassical metal guitarist with a 40 year career (I'm always late to a party; god bless the youtube algorithm) His performance of Icarus' Dream Suite...

    I recently discovered Yngwie Malmsteen, a neoclassical metal guitarist with a 40 year career (I'm always late to a party; god bless the youtube algorithm)
    His performance of Icarus' Dream Suite Op. 4 with the Japanese Philharmonic Orchestra was a real treat. His other stuff is pretty good too, but if you only listen to one track I think this one is a good choice.

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  13. The Lighthouse (2019) was made by nerds, and it's awesome

    Arriving to the party only fashionably late, I just found out that 2019's The Lighthouse existed & I watched it with friends last night. I loved it so much. It's just so good. It's an art film...

    Arriving to the party only fashionably late, I just found out that 2019's The Lighthouse existed & I watched it with friends last night.

    I loved it so much. It's just so good. It's an art film made by nerds, and I think it might be for nerds as well. Robert Pattinson, and Willem Dafoe, absolutely killed it in their roles. Really intense stuff. I believed I was watching two men go insane—just losing every last marble in their heads. The cinematography was top notch, and the confined aspect ratio really worked towards a feeling of claustrophobia without being distracting. I didn't notice the sound design in the moment, which probably means it was excellent. Or at least, not distracting. I'll need to give it another watch. The whole movie was... a lot. And I know there's a ton I didn't catch the first time around. So much symbolism, callbacks to folklore, classical mythology, and art. Detail in every frame. Comedy made both hilarious and uncomfortable by its context. I'm gonna go ahead and call it genius, and art that deserves to be called art.

    It just felt so much that it was a work of passion, from those who all cared deeply about the craft of art, fiction, theater, and film, and so they poured all their effort into everything as respect towards the craft.

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    There's so much I haven't decided about the film yet. Top of my list though, were Thomas & Thomas the same man? Often throughout the beginning of the film I was under the distinct impression that two men were physically present. But later, it felt that maybe Old Thomas was a hallucination. Perhaps Young Thomas' subconscious. That whole bit with Young Thomas ranting about how much he hates how Old Thomas smelled gave me a real self-hatred kind of vibe. And it would explain how Old Thomas would speak to Young Thomas, how he always knew what Young was doing, and that the gaslighting by Old Thomas could have been that little voice in the back of your mind when coping with trauma, or a difficult situation. Although, Old Thomas could have just been a crazy old man that never allowed Young Thomas to feel alone. That one scene was obviously a reference to Sascha Schneider's Hypnosis, and I got the sense that Old Thomas was meant to be understood as the lighthouse itself. I haven't decided what I think the filmmakers was going for there yet, but it was clearly something. For now I think that both Old & Young Thomas physically existed, but as Young Thomas loses his mind, he's projecting his subconscious onto Old Thomas. Both the men are very unreliable narrators, and that's not at all helped by their insanity or by drinking turpentine & kerosene.

    How much of the folklore was real? Are the seagulls actually the souls of dead sailors? Does killing one actually bring bad luck? The storm that stranded our two Thomas's didn't happen until after it was killed. Causality, or coincidence? That one seagull had only one eye, just as the (hallucinated? real?) head in the lobster trap had only one eye. Was that the head of a previous wickie, that Old Thomas was using as lobster bait? Fucked up, and too close to cannibalism for comfort. Or was Young Thomas hallucinating that head out of his guilt and belief that one-eyed seagull might have been a past sailor? The final frames are Young Thomas getting his insides eaten by gulls. Big Prometheus thing going on, but is Young Thomas being punished by those souls, or are they just seagulls being opportunistic?
    Was that mermaid real? Was it a madman's vision of a manatee? I have it in my brain that sailors did fuck manatees, but that might not be true. Was the mermaid Old Thomas? Young Thomas was struggling with repressed sexuality that whole movie. Him snapping, then breaking Old Thomas to be a dog was super kinky shit. Ton of sexual imagery in that whole sequence. Rapey too, not consensual at all. They had some intimate moments while drunk before this. Convenient sexual outlet relationships are a thing that happens. That could work with that smell rant, coming from guilt and shame Young Thomas is feeling for projecting sexual thoughts onto an old, filthy sailor. If Old Thomas was the mermaid, then that's Young Thomas choosing to see the world different as it is as a coping mechanism. There was for sure a focus on phallic imagery, homoeroticism, and masculinity. But I'd say it was less of a closeted, self-hating gay thing, and more of a sexual frustration & guilt from it, kind of thing.

    What the fuck was going on with the light? Old Thomas claimed it as his, not to share with anyone else. He had been insane from the beginning. Having that odd, possessive relationship with the light. Staring right into it and masturbating. Jesus. Does he cope with how shitty being a wickie is, by claiming it as a constant in his life and taking ownership of it? Young Thomas wants to see it because it's not his, he hasn't been allowed to see it. Prometheus stealing fire from the Gods. Was that light more than just an old mans coping mechanism, and more than just something a young man isn't allowed to have? That imagery with Hypnosis, and Old Thomas representing the lighthouse.. alright the light is hypnotic, and Old Thomas is willingly staring right into it on purpose cuz being a wickie blows, and he just wants to feel numb?

    How long were they stranded? The dialogue lampshades that they have no idea, but Old Thomas was gaslighting along the way. Paraphrasing, 'I've been telling you to ration for weeks now' while he had only just discoverd their food had spoiled. Or, is that the filmmakers playing with the loss of a sense of time passing, madness, and unreliable narrators? They've got mad from isolation, tedium, alcoholism, and drinking fucking kerosene. 99% of this movie you can't trust that anything is true. The opening scene, and the ending scene are the only I noticed where the camera isn't showing us one of the Thomas's perspectives. I can't trust either Thomas, but I'll trust a camera not from their PoV. Which, makes that closing scene right confusion. Immediately prior, we have Young Thomas falling down the lighthouse. Next we see him stark naked, outside, being eaten alive by birds. If he did fall, how did he get outside? All his bones ought to be busted. What happened to his clothes? A friend suggested that Young Thomas was a shipwrecked sailor, and hallucinated the whole movie. But this movie felt far too smart to pull an "it was all a dream". Maybe it was just an imagery thing, showing the fate of Prometheus. I don't know, man.

    This movie was so fucking good. I'm gonna watch it again. I'm gonna go hunt down interviews, and see what analysis has already been done on it. There's so much I haven't even touched on.

    It makes me want to read about lighthouse keepers. How many of them went nuts? Makes me wonder how much of sea-folklore was the product of men just losing it; I always just assumed they were mostly just sailors fucking with people. The film had the Thomas's only scheduled to be there a month, but Young was going crazy before that time was up. The job surely must have sucked. But now I want to know, and two days ago I didn't give half a shit. Great stuff. I've got some Navy buddies, and I hear being on a ship blows. And that's with more people, and more structure. I've lived in a deployed, non-oceanic environment, and you certainly lose a bit of your mind. Though, it's always come back for me. To think of two men, who hate each-other, being stranded in such a bullshit environment for possibly months while getting blasted on actual poison, well I don't blame either of them for losing their whole humanity.

    Five stars.


    Side note: I didn't super-want to make this its own post. But I want to talk about it, and we haven't done a recurring "what have you watched" thread in a while. So here's my initial thoughts.

    Post comments so I can talk about this with y'all >:0

    16 votes
  14. Comment on What are some high protein vegan foods that don't try to emulate meat? in ~food

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    I'd suggest looking into MENA (Middle East, North Africa) cuisines. Lebanese is my favorite. Quite a bit of it is inherently vegan/vegetarian, or easily adapted by simply omitting meat or...

    I'd suggest looking into MENA (Middle East, North Africa) cuisines. Lebanese is my favorite. Quite a bit of it is inherently vegan/vegetarian, or easily adapted by simply omitting meat or substituting a meat oil. Lots of beans, lentils, yogurts, & minimally processed rices—which primarily are sources of complex carbohydrates, but contain a good amount of protein for a starch. Lots of shared ingredients between dishes, so you don't have to buy a million different things for just a few meals (though, there's likely to be a few spices not currently in your stockpile), and anything that takes much time tends to be the hands-off, it's-just-cooking type of time.

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  15. Comment on What’s your favorite thing you’ve done in the last year? in ~talk

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    I took some time for myself, and I spent it in Dubai. My flight out of Afghanistan had a layover there anyway, and once in DXB I thought to myself: what if I just.. didn't board my next flight? I...

    I took some time for myself, and I spent it in Dubai. My flight out of Afghanistan had a layover there anyway, and once in DXB I thought to myself: what if I just.. didn't board my next flight? I called my boss, and was told that I'd be responsible for getting myself back to the States, but otherwise there was no reason I couldn't stay.

    It's very uncharacteristic of me to be impulsive, but I'm glad I indulged it. For the first time in a long while, I owned my time; entirely. I didn't sell it to an employer, or share it with family, friends, or a romantic partner.

    I checked out some museums, went to an aquarium. I visited markets in Old Dubai. Made friends with a taxi driver, with whom I shared drinks and a meal at the end of his shift. I went to the Dubai Mall, got some souvenirs for friends, had a lovely conversation with a Kazakh who gave me her number (flattered, but didn't call). I went up the Burj Khalifa, and snacked on dates while the sun set. I went into the desert, attended a touristy-but-fun safari experience. I rode a camel. Ate a different one. Did not skydive over The Palm, but only because it was fully booked for days to come.

    And I completed my camel collection. One for each country I've been to over the past number of years:
    Kuwait, Qatar, Afghanistan, & United Arab Emirates.

    I'm now back in the US, and back to sharing my time with others. I'm enjoying my time with friends, and family very much. But being entirely selfish free for a time is my most favorite thing I've ever done.

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  16. Comment on The US military will fully leave Afghanistan on September 11, twenty years after the 9/11 attacks in ~news

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    Yeah super late, but whatever. I'm not in Afghanistan anymore as of recent. The short answer to your question, I've decided that I'm going to die mad about it. I don't think I'm likely to ever...

    Yeah super late, but whatever. I'm not in Afghanistan anymore as of recent.

    The short answer to your question, I've decided that I'm going to die mad about it. I don't think I'm likely to ever change my mind on that.

    The long version, well I don't know how appropriate that is for me to get in to. Not very, not in any detail anyways. It's not a Biden thing, or even a Trump thing, I guess. Geopolitics are my whole jam, but they're complex & there's never a correct answer. I've spent damn near the entirety of my adult life laboring to help the people of Afghanistan. And the way things ended, or will end, or what ever, leaves a poor taste in my mouth.

    People are sick of the war, and I understand that. I've made friends in Afghanistan (while I was in country), who were killed in Afghanistan (while I was in country). It sucks, and you carry that with you. Probably forever, I think. And folks have lost family members—which I think is fair to say—hits harder than just friends. Yet I've also made friends with Afghans, people who deal with this in their daily life, or have been around long enough to have fought the Soviets, and their ass is pretty chapped about it all.

    Once "peace" was achieved, there was no way to really enable mission success. Not without pissing off millions of people, not with the timing of it all. (this side of politics is a real asshole) And I can't blame those millions of people, not really. They've lost loved ones. And there's the cost aspect, which shouldn't matter as much as it does. I guess I get it, a bit. And it's been going on for a long time. But it feels to me that if you're going to commit to something, you ought to see it through. Especially if that commitment involves human lives.

    Sunk Cost Fallacy, blah blah. I know.

    Just, fuck, brah. God damn, shit. Fuckin ass.

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  17. Comment on Megathread: April Fools' Day 2021 on the internet in ~misc

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    I got that myself last week. Hang in there, it might suck for a few days. Some of my coworkers were fine after 36–48 hours, I took five days.

    I got that myself last week. Hang in there, it might suck for a few days. Some of my coworkers were fine after 36–48 hours, I took five days.

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  18. Comment on Repeatedly finding myself upset with the conversations on Tildes in ~talk

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    It doesn't, and I'm sorry if that wasn't clear. I don't touch controversial topics on the internet at all, unless I happen to be in a bad emotional place myself. I can only really deep dive in an...

    Why does your desire for stimulating discussion trump their desire for a place where their existence is accepted?

    It doesn't, and I'm sorry if that wasn't clear. I don't touch controversial topics on the internet at all, unless I happen to be in a bad emotional place myself.

    I can only really deep dive in an appropriate manner, handling such sensitive topics, with close friends and romantic partners. I guess I could compile my thoughts and will them into existence as a philosophical text, but like, that's way too formal. I like have conversations, learning moments, and teaching moments. But there's not really a way to do that online.

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  19. Comment on Repeatedly finding myself upset with the conversations on Tildes in ~talk

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    I love going deep on a controversial idea. Really taking it apart, examining its pieces, projecting to extremes and looking for real life correlations. Looking at it from different philosophical...

    I love going deep on a controversial idea. Really taking it apart, examining its pieces, projecting to extremes and looking for real life correlations. Looking at it from different philosophical perspectives, noting what I see from the varied angles.
    The problem is the internet is too fast a medium. I can type much faster than I can feasibly speak, and BANG it's out there for everyone to read, get fired up over, and crank out a kneejerk emotional analysis, and everything quickly devolves. Not fun.

    Speaking IRL is sometimes too fast too. Some ideas are really complex when viewed in context of an individual scenario, and take time to think about thoroughly.

    Having a conversation online standing around a poison well—I feel—the only way to get the job done would be to have a very organized structure in place through which specifically controversial topics abide by. A controlled environment. Maybe minimum character requirements, maybe no comments and everything is just topic post, original content in the form of analytical essays and response essays. Maybe there'd have to be a panel of mods that had to reach majority consensus to approve a submission—like to prevent anything blatantly inflammatory from everything the conversation.

    It would be an effort. I think it's possible, even if I'm wrong about the way to do it. I'm just not sure anyone would expend that effort for such a specific situation.

    I still think some way of opting-out could help make the site more tolerable

    Those of us with the superpower to tag posts could make an executive decision to tag a topic as controversial, and then by default we could have that tag hidden, and a little thing on the bio about enabling the visibility of controversial topics. Then only those interested, or those seeing it before it got tagged, even know the topic exists. Make it opt-in. So people have to consent to engage in an uncertain, uncomfortable environment.

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  20. Comment on Half in the Worst: Release the Snyder Cut! in ~movies

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    If those hacks enjoyed it, it's worth my time. I still kinda don't really care about the DCU, but the guys make it sound worth putting on at least. I respect RLM's opinions, our taste in movies...

    If those hacks enjoyed it, it's worth my time. I still kinda don't really care about the DCU, but the guys make it sound worth putting on at least. I respect RLM's opinions, our taste in movies has quite a lot of overlap.

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