The #dotcons digital drug addicts are going to need detoxing to be able to give up the #failbook habits. So try not to bite them when they shit all over DIY #openweb projects. Spades we need spades, shit makes good compost 😉
Q. So are you gonna say what you’ve done? I don’t think posting on fb has any affect on the dotcons? The opposite in fact
A. Yep it dose, am doing a stepaway project, a group of us run 5 #openweb servers with a search engine, social network, video hosting, and tools development site/openweb organizing. You can find links if you look back on me #failbook feed or search the web for OMN might find them.
A. If people use the #hashtags as seeds for communitys we could have the start of real radical revolt. If they don’t, more likely, we will have some liberal wank, no meaningful action and the death of billions of people due to this crap behavior and current mess as made clear by the #XR crew. Its a simple message and strategy.
Have been organically grown nomadically by word of mouth by doing from the early 1970’s. They obviously fail when applied to settled life. If you want to try that you need to look beyond the rainbow to other connected traditions. The are meany place to start to look at this.
Could start here: Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
On this subject a persional rainbow story came from a comment on #failbook rainbow page.
Q. I remember with a smile this scene, where Hamish and an other guy were fighting with sticks and spears for a space in a car. Hamish wanted the place for himself and the other guy to transport rubbish from a beach to the center of athens, make a scupture and become famous on TV….. Hahaha… lets laugh… Anyway the enviromental organisations of the village collected the rubbish, after I have asked them… So much to rainbows, growing camps, peace love, practical thinking and harmony…
A. it was a bit more complex than your memory. The other guy was abusing a nice but meek local greek guy with a car who need to leave for work. This had already delayed him from leaveing the gathering for two days because the arty germony guy and “rubbish” project was not ready to leave for the festival. I stepped in to ask the germon guy to stop takeing the piss. He replied by threatening to hit me, i replied quite seriously if we should fight with clubs or spears to this he blustered and backed down. To stop him threatening/manipulating the greek guy I started to practice spear throughing on the beach, am kinda good at it 😉 The greek guy, allready late for his job, left the gathering latter in the day with relief i left with him for Athens. The Germany guy turned up to threaten us both agen before we left. He was a ego asshole playing the holly roller. The trash project was abandoned at the art festival unfinished i heard latter from the greek guy with the car.
Its kinda funny but also dangerous and abusive. Its intresting how rainbow deals with issues like this have seen a few. My favorite story is from the European gathering for the solar eclipse in Hungary way back. The was a guy abusing and shouting at people and being violent/threatening kids. Circling on what do do went round and round with lots of people speaking and no outcome. At dusk a group of witches from the circal grabbed the guy and tied him to a tree to cast spells at him all night. The next day he was back to his dangerous behavior. A nurse working in the healing area took the solution into her own hands and called the police who came and peacefuly took him away. It turned out he was schizophrenic and had stopped taking his meds at the gathering. Kinda funny, kinda sad, kinda bad. He came back fine after a stay in a hospital for a few days.
When activisty types of people ansear the #openweb posts on facebook with pessimism then trolling. I am assuming they are talking about the last 10 years of the #encryptionists and in this I agree with them it was a wasted 10 years. But over the last few years we have had a #openweb reboot my question in the end is have they tried that at all? if its more trolling I am starting to mute them as the is little value left in #failbook they can of course step over to the openweb if they wont to keep in touch
When people deny the history of reposabilerty then they deny reality and join the “post truth world” of Trump and Boris.
The majority of my #failbook friends are both sad and bad on this subject as they don’t remember the times they argued that the #dotcons were not evil and cat memes were the right thing to do as the world heated up and is now catching fire.
You guys need to get busy with spades to compost the shit you spread around in the digital world. And spreading more shit just makes the alt more smelly and uninviteing.
I put up with years of trolling on this subject. it’s a good time to balance this and for the first time in a while do something useful. At some point you have to support a real grassroots media project.
On Facebook, you guys all bought into this disaster. Arguing it was the best thing to do for outreach media and staying in touch with friends and family. You got angry at people who told you this was dangerous and would fail you as individuals and fail us all as a society. You my friends on #failbook created this mess.
The start of excepting you are in a abusive relationship is to publicly admit this and publicly stepaway from this mess to more healthy relationships #OMN
Its too easey to talk cross purpose about actavisam, media and tech if the is any understaning at all most are talking about the end of indymedia and what came after, am talking about the start of indymedia and what came before. A simple misunderstanding that is surprising hard to bridge. There are now millions of normal non geek people using everyday the tech am surgesting, the UI works fine, the apps are good for a phone experience. What am talking about is already a success… just activists are stuck.
The has been a #block on radical tec for the last 10 years. As most actavisam was in with the #encryptionists which is a 10% project only if they overcome the #geekproblem if they don’t its just a wasteland. No wonder people flocked to the lonely #dotcons. Open/closed is a 90/10% split… not a 10/90% split. This the the difference between the start and end of the indymedia project.
Its a process, as we are on #failbook the #hashtags will not get outside to the #openweb. But they will to a limited extent bypass the algorithm and give you a wider view inside facebook. The power comes from useing them in openweb projects and searches. This gives power to organise alongside and outside the #dotcons
Tagging is at the hart of the bottom up approach the #OMN takes. So think of hashtags use inside the dotcons as a small help and a first big stepaway. Of course if you never take the effort to stepaway then its just a small help and kinda pointless.
The is a pessimism in defeat.
Talking about the possibility of rebooting our own media.
Lets rearly focus, when most people talk about our own media. They mostly talk about the closed/bureaucratic indymedia. When i talk about the open/serendipity indymedia. Lets be positive and try and bridge these views.
The #hashtags are a part of the open process. You can see the whole working of the network, ie its open not closed.
Yes i understand the desire for closed, i see this desire destroy left and right. Yes closed is obviously the way to destroy society and the natural environment. Yes closed is better, not.
Its a simple story.
Idea to escape the media manipulation that puts Trump and Johnson into power and will keep doing this as its the business models of #dotcons and #tredtionalmedia Were are the tools to organize. Am asking a simple question and giving a simple sulution #DIY with as strong a protection against #fashernistas cooption and #geekproblem irrelevance.
The name Open media network (#OMN) as its name implies is about building and holding bridges across the ghettos.
Please ignore all the crap that will be flying about and do something simple and positive.
A bit of history: Do you remember the early open process #indymedia before it died as closed and bureaucratic. It was not a ghetto and helped to shape #traditionalmedia narrative. If leftwing/anarchists history teaches anything usefull power is all about organization self or top down… what tools do we have to organize if the answer is non then we have no power just bubbles… kinda what today tells us. Learn the wrong thing and the next 5 years are lost.
Well that did not go well, were next?
Negative or Positive
Do we have the power and will to choice?
#OMN is a needed first step if you have power and will to overcome your digital addictions.
More ideas? We have 5 years of empty political space, filling this time with negative will be a waste. Who is up for building posative DIY, increasing the commons were we have the power to do this outside the electoral mainstream.
Take the time to outreach your friends onto #openweb media projects is a basic step. https://campaign.openworlds.info if you try this one then you should take the time and effort to find 20 new to you people to follow otherwise it will not work. There are NO addiction algorithms on the #openweb projects so will only work if you make it work. Gather the people like you outside the #dotcons is a good first step.
If the election is a disaster over the next few days this is directly connected to your use of the #dotcons as your media source. This with the billionaire #traditionalmedia is pushing social control of the #deathcult over us all.
You have had plenty of time and opportunity to reboot the #openweb as your source of news. That you have not lifted a finger to do this is your own responsibility.
Of course maybe it will not be a disaster, as it clearly should not be. Cross fingers and get out into the streets to knock doors.
Take the step today #OMN
This election is human being vs the mashine, Labour supporters knocking doors vs dark targeted negatively adverts on Facebook.
The labour spending, much less than the tories is positive, in the light. The majority of tory spending, much more, is in the dark targeted by algorithm to swing the marginal, to push the darkness.
It’s well past time to step away from this mess #OMN
In more than 20 years of activism I have seen our use of language fail us. There mainstreaming language, all we have, has no power it is just hot air.
If we are to have hope. We have to reclaim our language, we have to recreate our language. We need to call everyday things by what they are.
#deathcult the neo-liberalism that has ripped our society and ecology apart for the last 40 years. This is inside everything we touch and shapes our thoughts.
* liberalism is seen as a good, it is, the small “neo” is meaningless in our language. #XR has made mainstream that it is about death and despair at an unimaginable scale. A cult? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cult its invisible death that we all share and believe in, the glue that binds us.
* it took 10 years of fighting against the #openweb for us to accept our digital addictions. We knew that they were cons to make lots of money, what we did not know was that they were about social control.
These new #hashtag words need a growing community to reache a critical mass. Then the door to the mainstreams will open. Until then it is locked and bolted and hot air of our current languages stinks.
Putting content into #dotcons is a feed back loop which has marginal (and reducing) affect as for example all your doing is teaching the #failbook algorithms how to sell you and everyone who interacts with your content more “stuff” and in the functionality ideological mind/social control of you and yor community.
Its very easy to have a #flamewar on #failbook as it drives ad views for the #dotcons. If you are progressive you could have a sensibly conversation on the #openweb with a few million other people were human activerty/community not ad driven consumerism is the outcome https://activism.openworlds.info/public