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Elon Says He's Giving Trump PAC $45 Million… Per Month: Report
  • You could do a lot of good with that money. Like, build a ton of housing. Replace some lead pipes or other hazardous infrastructure. Pay some medical debt.

    Instead he does this.

    I won't be mad if Musk meets a sudden end. I just hope it's a really embarrassing one.

  • It's a very unique experience
  • Controversially, I even like the way it reduces your HP slightly when you die. It really gives that feeling of desperation that you’re “going hollow” and have to either embrace it or keep restoring your humanity, which fits the theme of the game.

    It's also contrary to one of the most important lessons from the first game: that death doesn't matter. Experimenting is okay. There's nothing to lose. Achieving that calm in ds1 was memorable.

    DS2 fucks that up by rather harshly penalizing you for every death.

  • What are your mundane grievances?
  • I thankfully don't drive much anymore, but I'd get annoyed when I'd wait before the intersection, and people would be honking at me. Like, do you want me to block the intersection? Maybe they just can't see and assume I'm a moron

    A lot of those people are probably the same sort that hold the subway doors open and make thousands of people late just so they can cram in.

  • Bernie Sanders response...
  • The primary problem with this attempt was Trump lived.

    Republican policies are unacceptable. If someone rounded up all the republicans and shot them dead, I wouldn't be terribly upset. They are bad people doing bad things of their own free will. We could do so much more about climate change, for example, if we weren't being dragged down by conservatives.

    I'd rather we have non violent paths forward, but I'll take what I can get.

  • A little bit of patriotism - as a treat
  • Oh yeah? Can you point me to those because I’d rather do something quick to earn God’s favor than commit daily to living a penitent Christian life. It doesn’t let me do my favorite sins. 19:16-30&version=NLT

    17 “Why ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “There is only One who is good. But to answer your question—if you want to receive eternal life, keep[b] the commandments.”

    18 “Which ones?” the man asked.

    And Jesus replied: “‘You must not murder. You must not commit adultery. You must not steal. You must not testify falsely. 19 Honor your father and mother. Love your neighbor as yourself.’[c]”

    20 “I’ve obeyed all these commandments,” the young man replied. “What else must I do?”

    21 Jesus told him, “If you want to be perfect, go and sell all your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

    22 But when the young man heard this, he went away sad, for he had many possessions.

    Also, 10:25-37&version=NIV

    The Parable of the Good Samaritan

    25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

    26 “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?”

    27 He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’[a]; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b]”

    28 “You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. “Do this and you will live.”

    29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

    30 In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. 32 So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him. 35 The next day he took out two denarii[c] and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’

    36 “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?”

    37 The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.”

    Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.”

    Now, many people make up many justifications about how they don't need to get rid of their possessions, or they don't need to really help that guy. But the text is pretty clear to me. If you see a homeless person on the street, per the text, you should help them get shelter. Most people don't do that.

  • Bernie Sanders response...
  • Trump is enough of a cult of personality that I think if he died (either through violence or natural causes), it would limit the effectiveness of the right wing. You are correct that it wouldn't stop the problem. Project2025 wasn't written by just him. There's whole buildings full of assholes.

    You may also be correct that this will motivate his fans, and that's a net negative.

    Also, I think the genie's out of the bottle on political violence. There was already a coup attempt. If trump loses, I would be extremely surprised if there wasn't violence. If he wins, people will suffer and die through policy. We're not in a good spot.

    Unfortunately, I cannot thanos snap away the far right.

  • It's not Critical Role, it's Podcasting Itself
  • There was an article I read recently that said most people think saying no is way bigger a deal than it is. Like, people get all in their head about "if I say no they'll be so mad" but most of the time it's just "Ok, well hopefully you can make it next time."

    Like, if someone always says no to my invites I'll probably stop inviting them if they don't otherwise signal they're interested. But most of the time people don't think about it much.

  • Bernie Sanders response...
  • Hmmm disagree. If someone's politics are violence, and they have a serious path to enacting them, it's self defense. Self defense is generally acceptable.

    I don't want to politely walk into a concentration camp because a bunch of people in states I don't even live in voted to exterminate the queers and their friends.

    Also anyone who's going to say "Gay marriage is violence against society" is an asshole and wrong. Anyone who says abortion is murder but isn't doing jack fuck to help living humans is not worth listening to. Just to preempt the "well they think the same about you!" nonsense.

  • A little bit of patriotism - as a treat
  • Some people love their country like a child loves their parent. "My dad is strong and perfect and can beat up your dad." It's simple and mythological.

    Some people love their country like an adult loves their peer. They see their flaws, but also their aspirations and intentions.

    Many conservatives are like children.

  • LFG jjjalljs

    [Online][Fate][UTC-5] Looking for a Thursday Evening Game

    I'm looking for players for a weekly game of Fate. I'm thinking something like a mix of Shadowrun and World of Darkness, where the players are vigilantes looking to make the world better. It would start (and maybe stay) at the street level, rather than global or cosmic.

    I've been playing and running games for 20+ years.

    LGBT friendly. New players okay. Unreliable players less so.

    Message me if you're interested. Include a blurb about yourself, your experience with games, with fate specifically, and a joke of your choosing.


    What's up with memes suffixed with "rule"?

    Like I saw one that was titled "I wonder why rule" and had a picture about overpaid CEOs or something.

    Why "rule"? What's the origin of this format?