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"Why do we need a class like 'Ethics?'"

"What is the primary lesson of power?"

"Power Corrupts?"

"A good start. More accurate to say that Power Reveals. Power amplifies one's voice so that the things once said softly are now a shout projected on the universe. Moreover, the longer one has had power, the harder it is to turn the gaze inward and change a fault. So, we train to be self critical and ethical now, that we may avoid a future tyrant."

@ihorner Are you available somewhere to visit for a few?

@ihorner If you need a hand setting up, I'm at the Raven. Otherwise, have a great show!

@beej I'm interested in putting together a little Beejlander event at PAX next weekend. Could we coordinate to acquire some of the dollar store packs, as they are not available here?

Last weekend, L and I made the best decision of our lives and got married. The stream had some technical difficulties, but the local recording worked fine. So, here's the 6 minute, 9 second video of our ceremony.
t.co/oJJoaPG6kO

Happy New Year, everyone!
Sorry about the recent hosting glitch, but it's sorted out now. I hope y'all are enjoying yourselves, and if you haven't heard anything about the New Horizons probe flyby of Ultima Thule today, I highly recommend checking out what NASA is doing.

Eric :texas: boosted

boost if u would date an enby I’m curious

Garbage put on a positively terrific show tonight which was both nice and fantastically gay. Also, Shirley Manson is an astounding and talented woman who really knows how to handle a crowd.
We had such a great time.

Hey, friends. I'm moving to the Seattle area, and I would appreciate any leads on roommate situations or rental opportunities. I have two dogs, a 35lb terrier mix and a 50lb Finnish spitz/golden retriever mix, and we're comfortable with studio, one bedroom, backyard cottage, garage apartment, and other oddball home options. Thanks for any help you're able to give, even if it's just keeping an eye or ear out for me.

Eric :texas: boosted

Mastodon doesn't punish you for living your life.

It doesn't actively take metrics of your interactions to gauge your social or cultural capital.

Never will it demand that you post this much to be or stay relevant to the community, disappearing into the void if you don't meet The Quota.

So please, for the love of toot, take breaks whenever you feel you need to! We'll be here when you get back! :patcat:

I saw the Daft Punk laser show this past Saturday, and the Pacific Science Center is always beautiful, day or night, rain or shine.

I had the most amazing birthday of my life yesterday. Thank you for making it so special. Thank you for making me feel special.

I'm a special brand of happy, and it's only getting better.

There were constant exclamations about how soft she was as @katestark got to hold Isabelle.

Isabelle was enthralling all the humans and earning good doggo treats from @katestark @RayFK@mastodon.social and plenty more. :jamiePuphug:

This. Precious. Pupper! :kstarkLove:

Huge thanks to GreyKnight for bringing her out and brightening everyone's day.

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