Alb is a programming language created entirely in arabic, built to "[highlight] cultural biases of computer science and [challenge] the assumptions we make about programming."
Politics, USpol, Trump, shoah mention
Can we just acknowledge the rather disturbing historical echoes here? These are concentration camps!
Another lesson in don't believe white people's idea of history, b/c oh hey they're full of shit. Also, whites make up history for political reasons
positivity, religion mention
Hey you! Yes you!
You are valid and worthy of love!
to feminine identifying individuals: you are beautiful and valid! keep shining on!
to masculine identifying individuals: you are strong and brave! be proud of yourself!
to all trans people:
you are truly a self-made person! you should be proud of yourself! kick dysphoria's ass!
to Jews (cultural and religious)
it's okay if you're not religious/observant! what matters is you're a good person!
When we say ‘never again’, we don’t mean ‘never again a Holocaust’, or we do mean that, but we mean more. We mean never again the yellow stars, never again krystalnacht, never again the work camps. Never again the laws that single out a group for persecution out of fear and hate.
Because if you wait to say ‘never again’ until the cattle trains are rolling, you’ve waited too long.
"Under such conditions, one could make people believe the most fantastic statements one day, and trust that if the next day they were given irrefutable proof of their falsehood, they would take refuge in cynicism; instead of deserting the leaders who had lied to them, they would protest that they had known all along that the statement was a lie and would admire the leaders for their superior tactical cleverness."
-Hannah Arendt on Nazi Germany (and totalitarian states in general)
I'm bad with intros, so I'll to my best:
-20something gay jewish convert.
-finished conversion mitzvah under a conservative rebbe, however I'm not super strict
- I like cooking and alcohol! feel free to tag me in Kosher recipes
- #Resist, I shouldn't need to say more. Trump administration is just awful, for jewish and non jewish reasons.
- Focusing on positivity
If you want to know more, please ask! I don't mind!
Hi! I'm a 20something gay jew convert, not super into politics (mental health reasons primarily.)
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