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RT @globalhlthtwit@twitter.com

Shamima Begum is a British citizen who was brainwashed and trafficked as a fifteen year old to Syria. She lost three children in an Isis ‘marriage’. She should be allowed home, have her citizenship restored and be rehabilitated with her family.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/globalhlthtwit/sta

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Musk has used "Vox, populi, Vox Dei" to justify reinstating Trump on #Twiiter. But the quote is from a letter from Alcuin to the Emporer Charlemagne urging him to resist such ideas, "Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, Vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit." Which translates as "And do not listen to those who keep saying, 'The voice of the people is the voice of God', because the tumult of the crowd is always close to madness."

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Seeing some posts talking about fediblocking turning Mastodon into a "filter bubble." No. We absolutely do not need abusive or fascist views to have a high level of intellectual diversity. Full stop. That hate can fester somewhere else.

After 20 years of social media, the experiment has been run. Hateful people are unconvinced by rational argument, so there's no point engaging with them.

This is a rotten, disingenuous, meritless argument, from A to Z.

Fascism is to be defeated, not debated.

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The stereotype of older people being very right wing and pro-Brexit may well be partly true... but please be aware that MANY of us #Over60-s are #ProEU and want to #RejoinEU and #GTTO (or #GTFTO)

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Anyone else a bit thrown by the random #Apple phone update to the Lock Screen? Just seems a bit unnecessary.

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Them: Faving posts on Mastodon is useless, only the OP sees it.

Me, when a post gets faved: awwww, little internet hug ✨

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The truth is that even big collections of ordinary books distort space, as can readily be proved by anyone who has been around a really old-fashioned secondhand bookshop, one that looks as though they were designed by M. Escher on a bad day and has more stairways than storeys and those rows of shelves which end in little doors that are surely too small for a full-sized human to enter. Knowledge = power = energy = matter = mass; a good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.

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Oh yeah Twitter… that place I go to find people’s mastodon addresses.

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indy100: GB News viewers just voted on Brexit – and the results left host Martin Daubney speechless.
indy100.com/politics/gb-news-b

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@Andy_European I own a three acre brown field site that is perfect for solar panels. It even has a 98kw power connection ready to connect. It’s £5k to lodge a planning application that may fail. We should have permitted development rights, a presumption that planning would be granted and/or reduced or free planning for climate emergency measures. #ClimateCrisis

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I don’t understand why people think Mastodon is difficult. It seems pretty straightforward, and the separate servers are no biggie. I’m enjoying this fresh start here, like moving to a new apartment!

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Hello, let me introduce myself. I live and work in #london but am from that gem of city #liverpool I’m the youngest of seven siblings which probably explains why I chose a profession which involves a lot of talking. I’m a Journalist and Broadcaster, do a bit of writing but definitely on this app to read the work of others. Books and pods on politics, history, theology. I love three things on this earth: family, friends and swimming (except the butterfly stroke which is just silly). 😊

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Morning all, except racists, Tories, people who have never donated to the RNLI but are now saying they’ll never again, and people that are trying to make out space Karen knows what he’s doing.

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You don’t know who your art will save. You might not ever know that someone used your work as a rope to pull themselves out of the abyss with.

And that’s okay. It’s your job to make the rope. Nothing else.

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Mastodon / Minds: minds.com/groups/profile/11442

#UMPlus - SNR G082.2+05.3 by Paul C Swift
universomagico.net/2022/11/snr
Astronomer Paul C Swift's excellent wide-field image shows a large portion of SNR G082.2+05.3, a supernova remnant located toward the constellation Cygnus and located at an estimated distance of about 5,000 light-years from the Solar System. . this remnant is located to the north of the popular Drive Nebula and is part of the.....
#astronomy #space #astrophysics #astrophotography

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Mastodon / Minds: minds.com/groups/profile/11442

#UMPlus - SNR G082.2+05.3 by Paul C Swift
universomagico.net/2022/11/snr
Astronomer Paul C Swift's excellent wide-field image shows a large portion of SNR G082.2+05.3, a supernova remnant located toward the constellation Cygnus and located at an estimated distance of about 5,000 light-years from the Solar System. . this remnant is located to the north of the popular Drive Nebula and is part of the.....
#astronomy #space #astrophysics #astrophotography

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I’ve reached that stage in membership of an online community where I smile indulgently at the flood of noob arrivals and offer them sage wisdom on how to handle their initiation into this platform I joined [checks notes] 12 days ago

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Greetings lovely #Twitter and new #Mastodon friends

It’s CAKE FRIDAY!

Tuck in.

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@JesseSkinner l’ll never go back. I don’t care about popularly at all. I care that I joy-scroll here. I care that my timeline is filled with positivity, beauty, and interesting people. I care about the small handful of amazing new friends I’ve found here, and the few hundred new acquaintances who let me peep into their fascinating lives. I care about not being harvested for data, I care about not being a commodity, I care about the astonishing inclusivity of this place ❤️

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