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So...is this where I go to toot out grief and anger about Twitter and Facebook reacting to my posts about migrants/refugees? Is there a separate instance for that? 😂😭😵

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

Mastodon Liturgists Instance says yes.

I wrote a song about migrant mothers and babies being separated at the border. t.co/kBufLn0Ojg?amp=1

Predictably, Facebook responses include accusations that I don’t care about American children being safe, that migrant parents are “in it for the money”....which is honesty the most mind boggling of all responses to me.

I try but I just can’t understand how anybody reacts that way. Is empathy dead?

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migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

Nothing new is going to be said here. I am not even surprised. Just tired of hitting this wall with people endlessly.

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@audreyassad Pretty sure that this is the PERFECT place for that!! 👍 My .02.

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

@audreyassad thank you so much for your work, your voice, your transparency, your love, & your humility even in the midst of the ridiculousness! Much love 🖤✌🏽❤️

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

@audreyassad this song is breathtaking 😭❤️

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

@audreyassad Thank you for this song. The amount of hate and fear and lack of compassion from so many people is overwhelming. Thank you for speaking out even if it doesn't seem like anyone is listening

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

@audreyassad ugh. I literally had the same sort of reaction on my last (probably literally last) fb post. I don’t know how people can’t see through the facade of fear based politics with this ridiculous wall. I don’t know the statistics, but I think it’s way more likely to be assaulted or shot by a white dude than the immigrants from *any* country 😑

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

@audreyassad - Yeah, this a good place to air your grief. So far, this seems to be a really safe space. So different from Facebook, where even the most basic posts, offering compassion to those in need, turn into politicized arguments. Here, I've found support, encouragement, and empathy.

migrant issues / Facebook fundamentalists 

@audreyassad This song is beautiful. Thank you for creating this and sharing it with us.

@audreyassad given horrific nature of the incidents, and added to that the fact that the administration intentionally targeted families, knowing that it would be reported in the media to act as a deterrent, it's clear that this administration is a cesspool of human beings. a bit like facebook. kudos to you for your song. thanks for sharing

nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna95881

@audreyassad This is such a beautiful song. Thank you for your music. We have been listening to it a lot here lately :)

@audreyassad I think this kind of exhaustion from inhumanity is why this kind of community has sprung up. It really is emotionally draining to deal with that kind of wilful callousness all the time. Toxic!

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