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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

April 12th, 2020, 5:22 pm

People seriously saying Boris out of hospital on Easter Sunday stage managed for comparisons with Jesus. I wonder what goes on inside their heads that they think is too crazy to mention publicly?
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

April 12th, 2020, 6:40 pm

Good to hear that Boris is recovering. He should take it easy for a few weeks.
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

April 13th, 2020, 7:38 am

The editor of The Economist tweeted that he thought there was something fishy about BJ’s illness. Tweet since deleted.

For the record, I have been trying to enlighten you lot about the Unbelievable Stupidity of The Economist for years, possibly more than a decade. “They would not listen, they did not know how. Perhaps they'll listen now.”

Ditto the FT.
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

April 13th, 2020, 8:45 pm

The editor of The Economist tweeted that he thought there was something fishy about BJ’s illness. Tweet since deleted.

For the record, I have been trying to enlighten you lot about the Unbelievable Stupidity of The Economist for years, possibly more than a decade. “They would not listen, they did not know how. Perhaps they'll listen now.”

Ditto the FT.
An article in The Economist you may like:
How to run a continent via videolink

I'd say they have a realistic, albeit cynical, view on the world affairs.
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

April 13th, 2020, 9:22 pm

Is there anything in that article that isn't obvious/common knowledge/wrong? Before I waste my valuable time! (Today is devoted to cutting my toenails.)
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

September 29th, 2020, 11:32 am

the whole thread

 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

September 30th, 2020, 1:15 pm

 (Today is devoted to cutting my toenails.)
so you have also let them grown since the beginning of the corona.  Is this really the time to cut them, or only the time to sharpen them? 
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

March 4th, 2021, 4:39 pm

I love 3D fractal animations, almost as good as the reality - which is in fact a 4D fractal (-:
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

March 27th, 2021, 2:37 am

@farmer: yes, it is.

That being said, we tried to motivate one sports newscaster in the US to say 'ballgame' more often during the 2016 Superbowl via messages in twitter.  Some were game, this guy was not.  The guy refused to do it (don't ask me who it was, don't remember - I was the drunkard who decided it's a great idea).  My night was spent in a bush. :D
 
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Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

March 31st, 2021, 12:47 pm

So I joined Twitter. How to make it private enough so that mentally ill people can't get me? And whom to follow? Obviously Collector, and the second that came to my mind was Judea Pearl.