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Thought of the day: Free speech is one thing, but it shouldn't be used to excuse stupidity, bad faith, or use of fallacies to add confusion to a discussion.

To avoid sterile drama, from now on, I will unilaterally (and usually silently) block anyone willingly engaging in such ways of discussing.

For reference, here's a list of fallacies and biases, from yourlogicalfallacyis.com/shop :

- Fallacies: counter.social/media/PXrbxlt4t

- Biases: counter.social/media/5o1k7_o2w

A video about how royal butt surgery changed the world. Show more

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TEDx: What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali

youtube.com/watch?v=_J5bDhMP9l

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P.S.: Of course, this happens to every minority.

How our cultural bias of thinking men are the default, really hurts women.

For example, in medicine:

youtube.com/watch?v=TATSAHJKRd

Excellent use of a web page by the New York Time to tell a complex story about the fire at Notre Dame de Paris.
nytimes.com/interactive/2019/0

... you know you’re on CoSo when you write ”Githug" instead of "Github"...
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So, how does it work?

You write your message as you want, then, before sending it, you press the ”DISAQUOTE!” green button.

It will replace all the evil single and double quotes that could be a security issue, with unicode versions (i.e. pretty versions), meaning you won’t get 403 errors anymore.

For that, you would need my code, as well as the GreaseMonkey addon.

If someone is interested, I'll put the addon on Githug with instructions on how to add it.

Playing with the HTML code of CoSo, to see if I could add a button to replace single/double-quotes...

(and yes, I'm back on Firefox)

Historically, this period of American history will be fascinating in retrospect, I'll say that much.

For the record, I'm on the side of the protesters, and find it appalling that the police, who were ON SCENE, permitted the ICE employee driving the truck into people to enter the building.

nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-p

@Autumn Happy birthday !
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As everything is so gloomy & awful right now, figured I'd post some cat pics. I don't think I posted this here before.

Consider this a response to the unasked question, "Do your cats get along?"


She shot 15 of them with the pistol, until she ran out of bullets, killed four more with the knife, till the blade broke, and then she killed the last Iraqi with her bare hands."

''Good Heavens, 'said the horrified teacher. What did your Daddy tell you was the moral to this horrible story'?"

...."Don't Screw with Mommy when she's been drinking."

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CounterSocial is the first Social Network Platform to take a zero-tolerance stance to hostile nations, bot accounts and trolls who are weaponizing OUR social media platforms and freedoms to engage in influence operations against us. And we're here to counter it.