Just misread a setting for comments on a blog post as saying that it was showing “Oddest comments first.” Which seems like a great idea, actually.
History makes clear that armies win every battle against unorganized militias. But before our army (and government) take much comfort in that truth, they should remember just how many U.S. citizens have been trained by the military in counterinsurgency (=insurgency) tactics, and just how many guns they have.
Me: Having our last servings of gumbo.
Steve: Why? Was there some okra catastrophe?
Me: Not our last ever, just the last of this batch of soup. But now I’m worried about the okrapocalypse.
Bed of spring greens and spinach, carrot shreds, red onion, celery, just a few bites of apple, strip of bacon, smoked salmon, smoked gouda, generous handful of walnuts. Dressed with @PrimalKitchenCo Green Goddess dressing: All the protein and healthy fats.
Thought experiment: Imagine the death rate from Covid-19 were about 1/10th what we’re seeing, making it about as deadly as the flu; now imagine it’s about 10x what we’re seeing, making it about as deadly as smallpox. Would we respond differently?
I’m looking forward to getting an antibody test to see if I’ve seroconverted for the SARS-CoV-2 virus because I think it would be interesting, not because I think it will tell me if I’m immune to the virus. I’m not a moron.
Snowflakes are drifting past, hanging in the air like giant virus particles.
I do not understand the logic of “[Brand name] fake meat is awesome. There’s no reason to eat real sausage.”
We’ve got 50 years of evidence that hyper-palatable industrially produced food-like substances are bad for you, but people somehow think that hyper-palatable industrially produced meat-like substances are going to be different?
I’m about one request to “add me to an instagram group” away from deleting the @instagram app from my phone. Geez.
I use tt-rss, which provides a mechanism to produce an RSS feed of “shared” posts, and optionally include an “article note” for each. I point my micro.blog at the produced feed (as well as my WordPress blog), which works great, except that the article note sometimes shows up on my micro.blog feed and other times does not.