Car Ride With a Conservative (pol)
According to my dad:
- there isn't much hard evidence that carbon dioxide drives global warming
- the hockey-stick graph has all kinds of problems with it, especially if you look back over 100,000 years ago
- the left-leaning media (which includes the New Yorker and New York Times) curses too much
- disregarding people when they curse isn't the same as suppressing free speech
- it's better to speak civilly when planning to do terrible things than it is to curse about how we shouldn't be doing terrible things
- when everyone raises their hands for the Green New Deal, that's an example of tribalism on the Left
He thinks Tulsi Gabbard is good, which immediately makes me think there must be something awful about her that I've overlooked.
I've spent most of my computer-time today revamping Issuepedia's set of pages on #UBI-like concepts and kinda consolidating them so the information wasn't scattered across half a dozen articles.
I ended up calling the umbrella concept "ubiquitous income", because it didn't look like anyone else was using that term and "ubiquitous" nicely echoes "UBI":
I tackled another myth that seems to be rearing its ugly head due to #UBI coming up in the most recent Democratic debate:
I'm sure I had some additional links on this but I couldn't find them and had to resort to cold searching to find the ones used.
money (-), help needed
Hey, I'm a disabled queer who has been denied government support. Most of my income comes from commissions but since I suffered a significant back injury more than a week ago, i've mostly been out of commission (ha ha) while recovering and I'm already behind on my bills.
Anything to help would be greatly appreciated.
@natecull If they want my engagement, they should consider buying me something expensive and pledging their undying loyalty. (Isn't that how it's usually done?)
@natecull I honestly don't mind "recommended articles" in the sidebar (as long as they're recommended for actual relevance and not recommended because they paid money to be recommended), but... yeah.
Article-reading should be OPT-IN, and also one article per URL please (dagnabbit).
@natecull Irony: the site on which that article was posted is itself full of autoplaying videos.
...and continuous-scrolls through to another article. If it hadn't done that, I probably would have filed the link on Issuepedia, but I think I'll wait for a more tolerable source.
@alfred @helpers I *think* this looks like a good sign? ...and I seem to recall that these upgrades could take quite a long time, on the order of hours, so I should just go away and do something else for awhile?
How can I tell if it's actually just stuck?
(See https://htyp.org/Friendica/upgrading#upgrade_to_2018-09 for the sequence of events leading to this point.)
re: sui (hypothetical & not me)
@Pyretta *hugs gratefully accepted*
Encountering many hairy errors doing the 3.5.4 ➡️ 2018-09 upgrade, and calling it a night for now: https://htyp.org/User:Woozle/Friendica/2019_upgrade
I expect that fixing them is going to involve a lot of guesswork and a lot of time.
@dredmorbius Ah! So *that's* where I can go if I want to find examples of right-wing BS for cwre.org. Good to know. o.o
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