Child abuse, Catholic Church
- there is a child sexual abuse problem in Poland in context of Catholic Church;
- we don't know the scale cause nobody cares to count abuse instances (well some people do care but government does not*)
- getting damages money is super hard; cause priests have no property and church does not acknowledge responsibility;
* arguably current party is just hostile to church child abuse survivors. But previous didn't care either.
Poland, nationalism ww2
Nationalists (or facists) would say that #Poland was attacked in World War 2 by (choose from the list below):
* Communists (of course S in NSDAP stands for Socialism)
* German nation & Russian Nation
What they omit is that we were rather attacked by two nationalistic regimes (N stands for National). Soviet Russia was somwhat cosmopolitan, but in practice being a Russian in Poland was somewhat a priveledged position too.
Polish politics // Woman rights abuse
Right now we have very big "Black Protest" marches, as ruling party decided to enforce (already very strict) abortion restrictions in Poland.
Basically woman would be forced to birth with severe defects (even ones that will die in first day of life).
They also started using terms like: "unborn human", "unborn patient".
This is all to appease to Catholic Church (after bishops publicly urged the government to hasten this legislation)
+ I'm old enough to remember the Web of the 1990s/ 2000s.
It was a maze. You followed hypertext links, stumbled into forums and early troll-caves, used Slashdot and GoTo, experimented with LiveJournal and Blogger.
It wasn't safe, it was filled with weirdness, appealed heavily to geeks and loners. Being on the web in that era was a serious trip.
But it wasn't corporate. It wasn't the tool of major governments, yet. It was defiantly decentralised, and when you were online...
... you felt free.
#2228 "Machine Learning Captcha"
More likely: Click on all the pictures of people who appear disloyal to [name of company or government]
I'm listening to podcasts from RPG gaming session.
And they just did introduced gender theory in-game, which was awesome.
Podcasts are in Polish, here: https://www.podsluchane.pl/napodsluchu/ .
Outer worlds difficulity
For me the game was rather easy.
They did introduce "supernova" difficulty that:
1. Allows you to save on your home-base (ship) only;
2. Forces character to sleep, eat, and drink regularly (you can sleep only in the base);
3. Makes most of statuses permanent until sleep (so you need to go back);
4. Makes companion deaths permanent;
Exploring long bases/dungeons is fun and exciting that way.
I never liked "iron-man" modes in games, but this is great.
Outer Worlds setting spoilers
Corporate slogans and generic bullshit is one layer of anti-corporate/capitalistic message of the game.
There is other layer, where in many cases you visit desolate facilities overrun by monsters/rogue robots, and find an e-mail in some computer that says: "Who did order moving >this big monster< to our central holding facility, it is not structurally sound enough to provide safety".
Outer Worlds minor spoilers
I love corporate slogans:
"It's not a *best* choice it's spacer's choice!" or "Most cost-effective solution to any threat".
Also puns in item descriptions are great description on sniper rifle: "Motto of this rifle was supposed to be: >>Sniper's choice<<, but after long court battle with a company that could not be named the idea was dropped".
Corporate bullshit at it's finest.
I bought "Outer Worlds" a first person rpg-ish game set in far future in ruthlessly capitalistic setting (think of company towns).
Reminds me of (System|Bio)Shock games. It also has some political message which is good.
Literally first NPC you meet uses corporate slogan when talking to you.
I loved it! And if you are into games with includes a lot of shooting (including humans) I recommend it.
Young blood transfusions; Medium link (sorry)
> Ambrosia, the Young Blood Transfusion Startup, Is Quietly Back in Business
> it paused operations after an FDA notice, but customer demand remained high
Fallout 76 paid subscribers have formed a peasant-trashing aristocracy - http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/RockPaperShotgun/~3/PpbVQR7nMRk/ #BethesdaGameStudios #BethesdaSoftworks #PCGameNews
Stranger in Olondria Polish politics
I appreciate part about rising theocracy that influences legislation. Also the fact that this theocracy started from a prophet that came from a desert.
Strong political parallels to current Poland.
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One man developement team from Poland. Mostly I do python stuff.
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