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tbh i don't think i really care that much about the historical reality of what plague doctors actually thought they could cure, the figure from our contemporary viewpoint is what's interesting to me

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the plague doctor as a creepy figure is fascinating. like, we're uncomfortable with the idea, like he's a figure of death, but he's not *killing* people. accepting the presence of this figure is accepting what's going to happen to you. he is a weird counterpart to the last rites a priest can offer. he's got leeches and nothing

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on the one side, allows a lot of fun unreliable narrator stuff where maybe you don't understand what was going on in this family/village until you hear multiple people. on the other side, what are the literary possibilities of palliative care's acceptance of the inevitable?

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before coronavirus i told my mom that i had this idea for a sort of decameron-like novel where a plague doctor is just going around during The Plague in an unspecified country and (pseudomedieval) century listening to people before they die

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nobody:
me: but did you know that crows share knowledge intergenerationally

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Crossposting? no i'm always in a good mood when i post

auralite.io/ <-- this could be cool, but it's taking VC money so it almost certainly won't be, but I'm still a little hype to see a new project using webmentions.

does posting with brid.gy work if you don't have microformats2? I'm trying to write a guide for web mentions for neocities ppl who often do all their html by hand and can't decide whether to mention brid.gy

update: when I wake up it feels for a bit like my teeth are in different places. I.. uh... that... doesn't seem ideal?

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"dum licet esse bene" ~ "while the gettin's good"

intentionally playing dumb about how people use the term UI as if it didn't include CLIs

for great justice

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using a bite guard. tremendous anxiety and panda-like round face jaw versus rubbery plastic. round 1

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html not being able to Make The Letters Dance by itself anymore is regression actualy,, in my imo opinion

"haha woops 80 percent of this is useless" grep flag vee my friend

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Conventicle of the Lesser Occult Institute

The Conventicle of the Lesser Occult Institute