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For please check out my new podcast The Morph Report: A "historical" dive into the Animorphs' Journals! You don't have to be an Animorphs fan!!!

"100 years after the Yeerk War, 3 intrepid college students conduct their class discussions of the Animorphs Journals remotely while quarantined in their homes."
Listen to the trailer! Plz share!
Spotify: spoti.fi/34lTCKt
RSS: pinecast.com/feed/the-morph-re

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New podcast! Trailer! Animorphs!. Video transcript in reply 

We made an Animorphs Podcast! It's called The Morph Report! Subscribe here: spoti.fi/34lTCKt or on any podcatcher. Ep. 1 "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" drops Wed.
Music: noellemicarelli.bandcamp.com

in a discord server i'm in i linked a homestuck joke so now i have the role "homestunk" and i can only see one channel called "stunked at home" which has a six hour slowmode

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uspol, ableism, disfiguremisia 

Why my disfigurement isn't your halloween costume

Mikaela Moody on the reason she created the term disfiguremisia and its relevance at halloween

dazeddigital.com/beauty/body/a

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FINALLY!! The Unraveled/Fumble Dimensiom team-up we DESERVE!
Watch "We created the sport of the future | Unraveled" on YouTube
youtu.be/X7D96Z9Zr8E

pathologising autism, the neuros are lacking empathy again 

Death joke 

Pranking all of my loved ones post-mortem by stipulating in my will that the eulogy at my funeral must begin, "According to all known laws of aviation..."

Death joke 

Pranking all of my loved ones post-mortem by stipulating in my will that the eulogy at my funeral must begin, "According to all known laws of aviation..."

next time someone needs a demonstration of the cut curb effect (e.g. how even the most selfish ablebodied people should want accessibility measures, because what is necessary for a disabled person is often really nice to have if you're ablebodied - for example, a cut curb may be there to make something accessible for people in wheelchairs, but if you're pushing a grocery cart or baby stroller they're also really handy), may i suggest: this meme

This insect has the only mechanical gears ever found in nature. The small hopping insect Issus coleoptratus uses toothed gears on its joints to precisely synchronize the kicks of its hind legs as it jumps forward.
smithsonianmag.com/science-nat

i feel like more people should know that if you have a "sign in with X" thing where X is google or apple or amazon or whatever the fuck, if you EVER owe those fuckers money you're locked out of like. all that shit.

Any sufficiently-understood magic is indistinguishable from technology.

explicit reference to gaslighting, non-explicit reference to extreme systemic child abuse, Catholicism 

I mean the obvious or sort of pat answer is that abuse is inherent to the Catholic Church (not making a claim about the religion, specifically the organization) via its hierarchical structures combined with explicit teachings around sin, obedience, etc. I feel like that could be applied to other religious institutions and hierarchies. And imo abuse exists or can exist in any hierarchy

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Queens Gambit, explicit reference to gaslighting, non-explicit reference to extreme systemic child abuse, Catholicism 

Is there something obvious I'm missing?

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Queens Gambit, explicit reference to gaslighting, non-explicit reference to extreme systemic child abuse, Catholicism 

So like...why. Is this inherent to institutions and the Catholic Church is just...in charge of a lot of them? Is the Catholic Church more adept at cover ups, so when the truth finally outs its after decades and the scale, the number of people victimized, is huge? Is Catholic ideology ideally suited to convincing victims that their abuse is their fault or to not talk about it?

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Queens Gambit, non-explicit reference to drug addiction, extreme systemic child abuse, Catholicism 

Which was fascinating and horrifying and strangely both unsurprising--that Catholic institutions would oversee child abuse--and shocking with the severity, ubiquity, and for lack of better words sadistic creativity of some of the abuse/torture that survivors of the orphanage in VT reported. This is about a hundred people with consistent stories spanning multiple decades.

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Queens Gambit, non-explicit reference to drug addiction, extreme systemic child abuse, Catholicism 

So I was curious about the history of giving psychotropics/benzos to children in orphanages, as the way it played out in the show/novel seemed like it was based on real orphanage policies. Reading about that linked me to a deep investigation by Buzzfeed into the widespread extreme child abuse and alleged murders committed by nuns and other church/orphanage employees.

Cognito hazard, uspol, Hamilton 

If you are morbidly curious you can search the title and there's a google doc with all the lyrics. I myself could not get past the first song bc the cringe was so strong (disclaimer/confession: I was deeeeeply into Hamilton in like 2016 / 2017)

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