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A spectre is haunting libraries --the spectre of CC BY-SA.

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Hey there! I'm Carlos (he/him). I'm a librarian living in Argentina. I just transferred from Fosstodon, which is awesome and all, but I'm no techie and I didn't feel like I was in my element. Other than reading, I love anime, and I'm a massive fan of the Megami Tensei game series.

My favourite books are Proust's 'In Search of Lost Time' and Richepin's 'Contes de la décadence romaine.'

Siguiendo el ejemplo de @faquistan:
La idea de Bataille en "La parte maldita" es que la producción genera siempre una sección destinada necesariamente al desperdicio, ya sea en conflictos armados o en funko pops.

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Optimist: The glass is ½ full.
Pessimist: The glass is ½ empty.
Excel: The glass is January 2nd.

In this edition by Alianza, la Duchesse of Guermantes looks as if a goddess had had a child with a bird.

This November marks 100 years of Marcel Proust's death. I'm trying to re-read his À la recherche 7 years after my first time. Currently on part 3/7.

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I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as #Facebook, is in fact, Meta/Facebook, or as I've recently taken to calling it, #Meta plus Facebook. Facebook is not a platform unto itself, but rather another horrible component of a fully functioning #Metaverse made useful by massive data collection, mental health destruction and vital shameless lies comprising a full alternative reality as defined by the billionaires who destroy the real world.

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Having finished the first Dune novel and
just started reading Messiah, I can say I understand the craze.

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Jojo 

The Stone Ocean adaptation IS happening this year!

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Debian bullseye release planned for 2021-08-14, what will happen in the last weeks up to the release. lists.debian.org/debian-devel-

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break up with your partner so they can do a New Relationship+

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the fundamental problem of political philosophy  

Reich is at his profoundest ...when he refuses to accept ignorance or illusion on the part of the masses as an explanation of fascism, & demands an explanation that will take their desires into account, an explanation formulated in terms of desire: no, the masses were not innocent dupes; at a certain point, under a certain set of conditions, they wanted fascism, & it is this perversion of the desire of the masses that needs to be accounted for.”

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People saying that theory is not important are basically promoting anti intellectualism on the left. Theory provides the mental framework for understanding the underlying problems of capitalism and why these problems can't be addressed without significant structural changes.

Without this understanding people open to manipulation by opportunists precluding any serious organization. Real change requires long term commitment and understanding what it is that needs to be changed and why.

Broke: "I don't understand Sarazanmai."
Woke: "After reading the Slovenian Lacanians, I still don't understand Sarazanmai."

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@polymerwitch Kobo is cheap, linux-based and you can install alternative firmware on it. I've been using one (the same one) for some 7-8 years now.

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