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Once more for parody of "The Raven". (1)
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If you’re sad & you know it, cry on your couch.
If you’re sad & you know it, cry on your couch.
If you’re sad & you know it, bitch your face will surely show it.
If you’re sad & you know it, cry on your couch.
Expressing your emotions is healthy. I found this in my drafts bc sometimes when I’m in a weird headspace I write tweets I don’t send bc I can’t tell if they’re inappropriate. Given that I’m finally emerging from another seasonal depression episode, it feels ok to tweet this now.
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A new variation of the twitter poll. This #genre specimen makes the staggering ignorance prevalent in the #Brexit debate painfully obvious.

The "screengrab of something inanely stupid" is becoming a crucial #Brexit debate #genre. Possibly (see above) because "inanely stupid" has become a prevalent Brexit position.

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How to remain righteous while ignoring God's command to feed hungry, clothe naked, heal sick, welcome stranger, and otherwise bring justice/show mercy to vulnerable/marginalized persons (even tho this runs through the Bible from the Law of Moses to the life/teaching of Jesus): 1/
#1 Spiritualize "the gospel" and "salvation." Make these about individual forgiveness and private morality and life after death. (And when you see all the places in the Bible that include social justice in "the gospel" and "salvation," just ignore them - or go on to #2). 2/x
#2 Spiritualize "the poor" and "sick" and "stranger." Make these about the need for individual forgiveness and private morality and life after death. (And just ignore all the passages that really, really seem to mean the literal "poor," "sick," etc. - or go on to #3). 3/x
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#FactualContent is a concept I'd support. However - if more people were self-educated and didn't blindly believe everything they see, a #parody account wouldn't be RT'd as fact. Buried in the replies were "parody!" How to push those out to all is the question.
"One solution Twitter is exploring is to surround false tweets with factual context, Dorsey said. Earlier this week, a tweet from an account that parodied Peter Strzok, an FBI agent fired for his anti-Trump text messages, ...
called the president a “madman” and has garnered more than 56,000 retweets.
Those who follow parody accounts know that many people aren't self-educated, which is sometimes amusing. Defining "parody" is 1st. That's a societal issue that can't be remedied on Twitter. @jack
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