In an hour or so the temperature in the shade in New York City will exceed human body temperature. You will effectively be running a fever while taking a siesta in the park.
Subway stations can be expected to be much hotter. They are very dangerous places to be right now.
Shelter in place, if possible. Use a phone app to announce train arrivals to limit time spent on the platform. Take a cold shower or bath. Run cool water over your wrists. Drink water.
Check in on you elderly neighbors.
Jewdas just put out a fucking perfect "typology of British Jews" and it more or less also applies to Jews in the U.S.
Fun way to find random documents. Go to Google search, and search for
Feel free to replace the word "the" with any other innocuous word. You'll get a bunch of random PDFs.
Another fun constraint:
filetype:pdf site:org the
This will return PDFs by ".org" domains (mostly nonprofits) so you get a bunch of random reports.
filetype:pdf "internal use only"
So #GitLab Pages has finally rolled out their automatic #LetsEncrypt integration for hosted web sites. It's quite painless and automatically renews certs. So glad that I don't have to manually do this or maintain some brittle CI-based scripts anymore.
If you've got a GL-hosted site, take the next 90 seconds and go secure it!
I'm skeptical that "human nature" exists as such, but if it does and we could theoretically discover its properties, we would still have huge methodological problems untangling "human nature" from external conditions.
but selfish, brutal, grasping competition for short-term gain with no regard to common good or the long-term future? that's literally a direct product of capitalism. zero-sum profit-hoarding from underpaying exploited workers is the fundamental M.O. of the bourgeois/capitalist/owning class.
the people whose wealth goes into printing educational materials have a vested interest in making their class-specific motives and behaviors disappear into the generality of "human nature." that's what 'false class consciousness' IS: the working class, duped into accepting the sins and values of their oppressors.
the bourgeois push the narrative that "no-one will work for free" (food, housing, leisure, infrastucture by and for workers/dependents = "for free") because they won't lift a fucking finger for anything that won't make them a profit. fuck that. selfishness isn't "human nature," it's a bourgeois class value
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