What is Mutual Aid? https://peertube.1312.media/videos/watch/b42aec59-e4e7-45ce-830e-0236e1edef9c
April Fool's advice PSA and advice; implies COVID-19
Remember: Today is April Fool's. There is likely to be more misinformation around than usual.
Fuck this day in general, but *fuck this day* this year in particular, as stress is at an all-time high.
You don't have to accept being a target of misinformation for someone else's amusement.
Don't be afraid to tell anyone who is acting reckless today that they are an asshole. Consider blocking and unfollowing if they're on your social platforms.
I used the neural net GPT-2 to generate some April Fools pranks.
conveniently they're all pranks you play on yourself. or possibly solo performance art.
The cats were unamused, except Pix, who was happier than ever.
The other cats were put out that additional meals were not being supplied by this increased presence.
But for little Pix, the hands were home and available almost all the time now! All five of them! All hands on Pix!
More chin rubs, belly scratches, nose boops and whisker tickles than she ever thought possible.
In return she purred her bestest songs and snuggled liberally.
Archists: "Do anarchists even have a solution to this crisis?"
Anarchists: "Here's all the mutual aid groups in your area, we're planning an upcoming rent strike so people can stay indoors, finding empty houses for homeless people to occupy, I have like 3 or 4 pamphlets that are anarchist guides to staying clean and healthy. Rojava is currently handling the crisis as best they can, but they still need respirators."
Archists: "Truly a mystery.... Shame they have literally no answer for this"
Today, Bandcamp is waiving their share of revenue for anything you buy from any artist on their site! If you can, you should go support some cool artists! https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/bandcamp-covid-19-fundraiser
There are also a bunch of labels and artists doing special stuff today: https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/artists-and-labels-offering-donations-special-merch-and-more-for-todays-covid-19-fundraiser
hate to say it but y'all gotta do your damnest to reach a state of resilience and robustness in terms of mental health that you may never have before, under pressure.
it _is_ doable. it fuckin sucks but it is.
play your cards right and when we come out the other side of this stupid shit you'll be hale and hearty and ready to brook no guff from any of the people who architected it.
don't let the bastards get you down. take care of each other.
As of yet, no contraindication has been found to taking ibuprofen and/or other NSAIDs if you have coronavirus. While no official decisions have been made, if possible, choose paracetamol / acetaminophen first, unless your healthcare provider has specifically stated you cannot take this.
Making the computer boxes do what they're supposed to, and nothing else
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