My prayers go out for #RHE ‘s family and friends. As someone who did not personally know RHE but “knew” her only through books and podcasts, I find myself feeling guilty for the grief I’m experiencing. What right do I have to grieve someone I didn’t know? Yet I do. I truly do.
Sorry I've been pretty absent lately; I've been struggling just to take care of myself lately.
I have a question for those of you on the spectrum (who are willing/able to answer). If you self-diagnosed, how did decide being on the spectrum fit you better than other diagnoses (like anxiety, OCD, shy, etc.)? My mom used to say she thought I had Aspergers (before it came into the spectrum), and I have a stack of problems that *might* be better explained on the spectrum. I just don't know *shrug*
"But as St Antony the Great says, “God no more turns from the sinner than the sun ceases to shine for the blind.” Distinguishing between ontological separation and existential alienation helps us see the both/and of the Father’s unfailing love and the depths of our experience our experience in my abyss — which is exactly where God found me."
~ Brad Jersak
Such a good article about ditching Facebook! https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/02/14/what-would-happen-if-facebook-were-turned-off
Alternatives to Big Tech Companies
Here's an article about how a person might begin to minimise their dependence on huge tech corporations, specifically Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and Google.
I personally don't think I'd have many problems ditching the first four but the idea of leaving everything Google seems nearly impossible right now.
Anyone found any other good alternatives for widely used services? I hear that Mastodon might be a good alternative to FB 😅
The Oxford comma does not get the attention it deserves.
As @mike correctly points out, the fact that people think it is optional is a blight on our language. Future generations will shake their heads in disbelief and shame.
Bushi Yamato Damashii is bringing straight 🔥 on this week’s #Liturgists pod.
“Understanding is not a requisite for cooperation with other human beings when they are suffering.”
Thanks to @hyperobject for pointing me to this excellent article about identity in the social internet! https://nolanlawson.com/2018/01/02/decentralized-identity-and-decentralized-social-networks/
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