So, let's see. Woman posts observation on political matter, saying, "I'm puzzled by this."
I respond; point out good points; offer personal observation (about the issue, not her) which may offer insight. No claims made.
Her response: I should comment without saying she is "wrong". (???) And: "Ordinarily I block for such mansplaining, but this seemed to be in good faith...anyway, here!" And she posts back a *flowchart*, "explaining" how I was "mansplaining".
Half of my country believes that Muslims are about to come bursting over the Mexican border to piss on our lovely white virgins.
The other half is convinced that Russians are traveling through the Internet and jumping out of our computer screens to do the same thing.
This is why we are ruled by an illiterate fascist game-show host.
Thank you for coming to my TED talk.
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Hi and welcome here.
The Fediverse (of which Mastodon is a part of) is decentralized, like e-mail: anyone with a gmail account can write to anyone with an india.com account (I'm not familiar with what email servers are used in India, sorry), or a yahoo account, or any mail account actually.
Anyone can even host one's own mail server and then he'll be able to write to any other mail account.
It's the same with the Fediverse: I am on Miaou.drycat.fr and you are on mstdn.social but we can still write to each other and see each other messages: it's called "federating".
Federating is a choice; many instances chose not to federate to the nazi/alt-right instance named "gab", for example. But your instance federates with mine; if it didn't there is not way we could see each other's messages.
Actual non-Russian person here. Getting acclimated to the neighborhood. Watch this space.
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