林嘉铭 ليمْ جيا ميڠ

Anti-colonialist. Interested in HoTT, languages and formal systems.

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I do not desire for insect torture, and I have no reason nor urge to do it again. But i believe people should do it once, cuz insects are important.


There is no pleasure in witnessing suffering of even insects. There is only acknowledgement. The point is that I think people should pay attention to insects more but not feel bad/or even care when they die.


the difference is that a human life matters and an insect life doesn’t. And the insect situation is real, and the human-button situation is hypothethical.


Exactly, which is why we should experience an insect torture to understand its insignificance & inevitability. I love insects but I also love eating them, and also love watching people clean and prepare them for cooking






Isnt it unfair to the ones which we never notice but still directly caused, which is probably the majority of the ones we kill? Maybe it’s just not worth thinking about.


taken in 1904 in the Congo free state, the man is looking at his 5y.o. daughter’s hand and foot. belgian colonizers set high rubber quotas and demanded hands if not met.


Have you ever tortured an insect?

Whether we choose to think about it or not, humans in their daily lives directly cause immense suffering to the little creatures. Leaving them half crushed, spraying poison, drowning. Have you ever observed these events closely, and possibly worsening the situation for the insect: tear off a leg, pe…






I found this gem of an interview that I thought might be worth sharing here, and also since Pan-Africanism seems to get shoved under the rug on Lemmy. This video in particular coming from UK academia was rather intriguing for me as well…







All these talks look super interesting. I have never attended a virtual conference before and this just looks amazing… Also, I saw a promotional picture featuring a digital hallway over here https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/virtual-libreplanet-is-full-of-space-to-explore