It has come to my attention that there are those on Mastodon who think that anyone who doesn't agree with their politics should be cast out of the federation.

Please stand up for Freedom of Speech.

True Freedom of Speech means you will have to deal with the fact that not everyone thinks the same way as you and will therefor come across views that either make you happy or extremly angry.

Communication is the key to making the world a better place and the only way that progress can be made.

If you lock people out becase they don't agree with you, you are only hurting those you claim to care about because those with extreme views will continue to speak, with the only difference being that no one will challenge them.

Arrogance is the biggest threat to our society.

Провокационный заход )
"PGP действительно никуда не годится, и никому никогда не следует его рекомендовать. Он должен исчезнуть"
habr.com/ru/post/460827/

Tranquility Base Panorama
July 19, 2019

On July 20, 1969 the Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle safely touched down on the Moon. It landed near the southwestern corner of the Moon's Mare Tranquillitatis at a landing site dubbed Tranquility Base. This panoramic view of Tranquility Base was constructed from the historic photos taken from the lunar surface.

On the far left astronaut Neil Armstrong casts a long shadow with Sun is at his back and the Eagle resting about 60 meters away ( AS11-40-5961). He stands near the rim of 30 meter-diameter Little West crater seen here to the right ( AS11-40-5954). Also visible in the foreground is the top of the camera intended for taking stereo close-ups of the lunar surface.

Full size panorama: apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/1907/

#History #Science #Astronomy

@Groosha I can understand wanting to create your own group of instances. Not everyone has the same opinion and some opinions are best kept out of or within your instance/group. In a way Mastodon and similar software already allow you to do so with instance mutes, which is excellent. But I do feel we should let the end user decide. Not the software.

На вопрос, считает ли он себя расистом, Хельме ответил, что людей, которые отказались участвовать под давлением иммиграции в массовом самоубийстве своего народа, стали клеймить расистами. ”Если это и есть расизм, то большинство людей — расисты. То есть это слово не имеет никакого значения”, — сказал политик.

#eesti #ekre

THIS is the real problem of the Fediverse. Ignorant people who think that there are two types of opinions: their own and wrong.

I really hope this person won't hurt #Tusky development a lot.

Democratic Senators who demanded today that @JulianAssange's asylum be revoked in violation of international law. Remember them. t.co/L63Hy9L1wo

After trying to introduce PeerTube to a bunch of people that was complaining about Youtube and asking for an alternative to it, I concluded that people DON'T want an alternative to Youtube. They just want to whine about things.

In fact, people don't want any alternatives to any services at all. They just want to whine about things.

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