Sagacious Himself — brevity in circumlocution: never blague — suffering genius

April 24, 2018

mastodon is infested with the TWITer mindset: intellectual tyranny

Filed under: backtardwards — Sagacious Himself @ 8:37 pm

mastdon: the twitter killer?

Not so much it appears.

Twitter is the one ‘instance’ in mastodon parlance.

Any cretinous fop can setup an instance for his island utopia safe space allowing the public to register so long as they keep their head down not running afoul of boilerplate ToS language typically including PCBS.  Yeah, big improvement over twitter.  Same secret trial [shadow] banning.

This intellectual tyranny has been extended into retaliatory blacklisting.  I kid you not, the first category for the blacklist was “allows free speech”.

There are two realms of Mastodon:

  • those who are not mentally impaired who understand the role of free expression and can wield their local app tools to ignore undesirables
  • those who delusionally invest in “safe” spaces, echo chambers, and lockstep ideological instances who block an entire instance for failing to delete a single user who gives offense to any user in their little hegemony.

Find an instance of the former like

FreeSpeech.host

keeping in mind their adult-minded policies will leave your posts unseen by the majority, those trapped on instances run by Magical Thinkers (like mastodon.host, birb.site, toot.cat, chinwag.org) or radical Moralphobes (like cybre.space, nulled.red, dragon.style).

freespeech.host rational rules are unpopular with magical thinkers

I have run dozens of puppet accounts each with a unique persona to test a wide variety of public servers from naively popular to niche.  Like twitter people can post into the public sphere.  They can post to their followers, to followers and the mentioned, or unlisted (not shown in feeds). However a follower can boost (rt) a toot allowing that account’s respective followers to view a toot.  This is problematic as that toot can be from a cretinous fop, magical thinker, or radical moralphobe, or worse.  One or two interactions with that person is oft deemed harassment by both that user and that user’s instance-admin.  One is left with having feces rubbed in one’s face through a feed and unable to respond civilly or satirically without high risk of account deletion.  Block them you say?  Sure, but a boosted toot from a user one has blocked is shown nonetheless.

Mastodon is buggy.

Mastodon attracts intolerant, close minded, hate-spewing bigots:  the hypocrites who incorrectly wield these words.

If you want civil discourse with people different from yourself perhaps the best course is to find them in coffee shops and grocery stores where there is no anonymous report button that removes you from existence by secret trial.

If I use mastodon again it will be from my own instance.  I will have an autoresponder to re-educate people mashing report from their instance.  “Dude, learn how to adult.  Block people yourself.” or somesuch.  I will be less forgiving of their fake-phobia claims.  No, I will not pretend a man is a woman.  This is antiscience.  This is not any kind of phobia.  Yes, this is intolerance. I am intolerant of grave evil masquerading as the truth.  I am intolerant of Brown Shirt behavior.

My instance will rapidly find it on all the blacklists popular with magical thinkers.

If you don’t much care for truth, justice, or righteousness mastodon might be a good fit for you.

 

 

update:

WilWheaton wasn’t progressive-enough for mastodon

 

 

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1 Comment »

  1. […] update: mastodon is more of the same with a tiny community not frightened of righteousness […]

    Pingback by mastodon, the TWITter killer | Sagacious Himself -- brevity in circumlocution: never blague -- suffering genius — August 6, 2018 @ 9:34 pm


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