I want to write a free, copyleft book about how to thrive on low income in the USA, because all the books on personal finance give advice like "don't buy a latte every day," instead of "first, get your staples at the food bank, and *then* any other food via food stamps."
I've been writing an outline, and I need more sources. What books and links can you tell me about that are like more the food stamp example? (And please retoot!)
Ko-fi is now following suit and utterly and completely cracking down on adult content
DO NOT say suggestive/adult things in the comment fields of your PayPal/Ko-fi transactions
DO NOT directly, publicly link your PayPal/Ko-fi identities in your adult-oriented art posts
DO NOT keep a lot of money in your PayPal account. Transfer it to your bank often, where they can't seize it and take it from you
Artists and commissioners use good judgement, it's a balancing act from both sides
Really great background info about that "two wolves" story here:
Please boost as you would a good meme.
Some quick character sketches i did when watching DS9 last night
trying to figure out how to draw these two sexy spacemen so i can make a proper Fanart of them later
it's hard because the features that distinguish Garak from "generic Cardassian" and that distinguish Julian from "generic human with boyish good looks" are very subtle. Not quite happy with Julian here, maybe his ears need tob e bigger?
Two wolves meme Show more
I was going to ask if the two wolf meme was over. It seems it’s not.
I still have no idea how this got started.
Earth: Final Conflict s1e8 ("Horizon Zero") Show more
Apparently the Taelons don't have LoJack.
Earth: Final Conflict s1e3 ("Miracle") Show more
Having come out of charismatic evangelicals, this episode is extremely painful in a way the first two weren't. I can't tell if this episode is gutsy or ... something else.
Team #DS9 for Life:
tng: welcome aboard the starship enterprise, a luxury cruise ship drifting among the stars. our crew contains notable elements of Diversity and our captain gets pegged by an omniscient being from another dimension. enjoy the soft jazz concerts, shakespeare performances, and infinitely powerful holodecks at your leisure
ds9: hop aboard Station On Fire Trash Can bitch. does our shit work? no. is this a safe place to live? fuck no. senior officers include Space Dad, Lesbian Terrorist, Trans Worm, Goo, Dr. Twink, and Perpetually Confused White Guy. if you want to get dragged into an elaborate crime syndicate, contract a deadly space disease, or get stabbed in a barfight, you’ve come to the right place. also, holosuites are for fucking. yeehaw
star trek opinions Show more
Peak Star Trek was in the 1990s, when universalist secular humanist liberalism was so ascendant that it was hard to see it as an ideology at all (c.f. Fukuyama's "end of history") and Star Trek just seemed kind of generically preachy in favor of the status quo.
Today, with liberalism on the defensive against authoritarian nativist populism, it's easier to see that Star Trek was about something, and that its message is something that's been missing from present-day culture
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more