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Is it wrong to verbally acknowledge my white privilege and point out the racial disparities that exist in the US? example, I'm crossing the street midblock without a crosswalk. My sons says, we shouldn't do this, it's jaywalking. My reply - you're right, but there's a good chance that we won't be ticketted for it because we're white. Isn't that awful?

Or... just purchased a car, it doesn't have plates, I don't feel like it's a big deal to drive it home because I'm white. If I were black, it'd be a problem.

Anyone been in any wild caves? This is something I've discovered over the last couple months. It's amazing.

Occasionally I get sucked down a Feinsteins/54 Below hole.... and today discovered this.
youtube.com/watch?v=wV3uMg_Pkk

@Galdrakinn noticed you hadn't posted much over the weekend... hope you're well.

I see a fb marketplace post right after it's posted. I comment immediately. First comment. I get a fb reminder that it's still available... so I message the lady. She had 2 items I wanted. She told me one was still available. I tell her I can come tonight and grab it, she says where? My reply is wherever. And her reply is sorry it's sold. WTF.

And I want to point it out, specifically to my sons and generate conversation.

FWIW, I'm not doing this from a point of power, but of disgust and outrage.

Is it wrong to verbally acknowledge my white privilege and point out the racial disparities that exist in the US? example, I'm crossing the street midblock without a crosswalk. My sons says, we shouldn't do this, it's jaywalking. My reply - you're right, but there's a good chance that we won't be ticketted for it because we're white. Isn't that awful?

Or... just purchased a car, it doesn't have plates, I don't feel like it's a big deal to drive it home because I'm white. If I were black, it'd be a problem.

I know that "i read that as...." is barely interesting, but... I read this as "These were built to hold groups of believers"

botsin.space/@MinecraftSigns/1

tuxhedoh boosted

I had a dream that I was at a restaurant and @sophia was working and I didn't have the balls to talk to her.

Email newsletters that are pull vs push. Podcasts for text content. Is this just RSS/newsreader? Something about this I'm having trouble getting my head around.

Anyone ever change career paths from making $70k to $30k. Considering doing it so I'm doing something that I feel is worthwhile instead of just working to pay the bills.

There was a large country music "festival" at a local park this weekend. I'm not really a country music fan, but I like live music, so it i wasn't really a big deal.

One thing I notice is how very white it all was... and I kind of really uncomfortable with the gathering of all the white folks. As a white guy, i felt the lack of diversity.

One reason I ♥️ 'Old Town Road' - the world needs more diversity.

Apparently whether you wash your legs while you shower is an actual debate that exists on the internet. How have I never heard of this?

@ifixcoinops - whelp I did about as good as I expected I might. I played 3 games and lost 3 games. It was a 3 strikes tournament... last place in a group got a strike. Most of the folks were cool. If I'm free the next time, I'll probably go. Might also head out and spend $5/week between now and then to learn the machines better.

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