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Hi! I'm Steve. I teach undergrad at one of Pitt's regional campuses. I have a Master's in Comp Sci and another in Divinity (and a ton of student debt). Spiritual and religious, but in my own special syncretic way: influenced by Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Paganism.

Marxist-Humanist, cis male, gay, and polyamorous.

I like both video and tabletop games. I hoard books and vintage tech. I <3 FOSS

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Violence mention 

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In lieu of a fursona, plz accept this picture of a plush wolf wearing my glasses.

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Dear fellow cis people,

Trans women are women.
Trans men are men.
Nonbinary people are people.
Respect pronouns.
Respect names.
Respect people.

Love,
Me

PS. Cis is not a slur. You are not being oppressed for being cis.

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I am basically a giant teddy bear wolf thing. I offer hugs, glomps, head pats, scritches, belly rubs, and any other reasonable signs of affection peeps might be in need of today.

If that's not your thing, that's cool too. Boundaries and personal comfort are important. But the offer is there for those who might want or need it.

pep talk for anyone who might need it right now 

re: work 

work 

Spring is here and I'm reading Plato's allergy of the cave

4am mods are asleep top secret mr brightside cover instrumental work in process don't tell anyone

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I was just made aware of this song and you now have to experience it too:
youtube.com/watch?v=yFPQbnraeV

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I'm so old, I remember when toilet paper shortages was a thing the US used to make fun of "communist Russia" for

🎶 Doom doom doom doom 2016 doom doom doom doom 🎶

Things that can't happen soon enough:
1. Spring (for real, it's almost April, this few days of warm ... sike! Have 30° again is getting old).
2. April 25.

Beauty and the Beast: or "a sapiosexual and her furry bf," as my sister describes it

quarantine is as good a time as any to tell someone you love them 🤷

Yo dawg I heard you liked recursion, so I UNO reversed your UNO reverse, so you can NO U your NO U.

Epilepsy proofing your videos 

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PSA:

"I'm not afraid to get Corona" is fake punk.
"I'm gonna protect my community" is real punk.

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