LB : ltch.fr/@Alda/1000217964839832

I would add this quote to the post :

There are no activist communities, only the desire for communities, or the convenient fiction of communities. A community is a material web that binds people together, for better and for worse, in interdependence. If its members move away every couple years because the next place seems cooler, it is not a community

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If it is easier to kick someone out than to go through a difficult series of conversations with them, it is not a community. Among the societies that had real communities, exile was the most extreme sanction possible, tantamount to killing them. On many levels, losing the community and all the relationships it involved was the same as dying. Let’s not kid ourselves: we don’t have communities."

Tiens à priori cette deuxième partie de la citation plaît vachement plus que la première :eo_thinking:

C'est dommage parce que je pense que la première partie est tout aussi importante que celle-ci, mais elle est plus visuelle, j'admets

Bon et le truc dommage c'est que du coup les gens voient pas le toot à l'origine et donc l'article 🙃

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We are not "safe"

We disagree with the concept of "safe" which is usually not defined, unclear and open to interpretation. "Safe" is used to do things that are completely contradictory, it can be used to prevent social justice, to tone police and to silence social activist, to defend oppressors, to prevail popularity over social justice.
We consider that activism and politics can't be "safe" in such way that we have to talk about subjects that might be difficult to handle for people living them, but as well because we need to fight against injustice.
We also think that "safeness" is an unreachable goal and an unhealthy one. We believe that such a goal would only lead to policing and exclusion of people that would need help.

That being said, we are not free-speech absolutists. We do believe in moderation and we do have rules, even if they are unspoken. That way, we will not tolerate any kind of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia or any other kind of speech promoting systemic oppressions.
We also promote the use of content warnings and NSFW filters.

We are not perfect and can be criticized. If you have any problem with any of us you can contact us by sending a message to one instance's member who will give it to the other. You can also send us a federated report.

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