@unsuspicious ok i toot this and immediatly favorite myself
@Khaosgrille I give you five rebel points if you do
@unsuspicious i already did^^
@Khaosgrille huh can't see it
@unsuspicious mhhh seems not to be federated yet or so
@Khaosgrille I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. The points have just been transferred to your rebel account!
@unsuspicious yay i will spent them at starbucks
@a7 How so?
People who think they're great as they are won't need to consume stuff that inflates their sense of specialness. Advertising works best if you secretly doubt that you're beautiful/loveable without makeup, airpods, a sixpack etc.
What is a pity party?
I don't know many people who consider oddities a matter of pride. Usually people who are too different from the norm get looked down upon. Maybe we disagree because we're active in different social circles.
@a7 where I live, random adult strangers won't be allowed to walk into a kindergarten class to see what the kids are being told. I have a suspicion that this is similar in most places around the world.
Mainstream television seems to mainly consist of people with superpowers saving the world or solving crimes, people winning money in game shows or people being doctors or lawyers or something.
We chase worth because it's how we function, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs
@a7 I think we're not getting anywhere here 😀 enjoy your world view, I'll have mine
@a7 it's just that I'm noticing we are moving towards a debate on principles here and while I enjoy having those in real life, I find them tiring on the internet. Sorry for being rude.
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