I feel like the tech instances are cool but I don't have much sense of community and the political instances are cool because people "get it" but often mildly insufferable, because I get it you know how to read political books
My main question is how do I find a healthy, motivating community to be a part of?
None of the online spaces other than facebook are places where I even feel like having conversations means anything or will go anywhere so when I do post it's just depressive pessimistic shit
Sure I should just go in the real world but I remember when I could message random people on the internet and make a friend.
Now I don't get that.
@nergalur my personal favorites are here, and maybe you'll find something that fits if you go exploring on their public tls:
These folks all blatantly advertise the desire to create healthy and supportive communities, and seem to follow through on the user end.
@canary I'll start with this thanks
@nergalur best of luck friend.
@nergalur I really like @canary answer and will second that you should view it kind of like picking who the hosts of a certain party you keep showing up to are. While it's meant for admins, I think @darius post about how to run a social network helps highlight useful things for users to consider, too. https://runyourown.social/
@canary going through the list and already i'm more intrigued by the convos than single issue instances
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