Lemmy is booming

I have never before received so many reactions and comments on my Lemmy posts before, so it’s obvious to see, that there are many new members here.
Welcome to all the new! And I’m looking forward to see more of you here.
Cheers!

  • @Parsnip8904@beehaw.org
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    31 year ago

    Well I knew many people who were in a similar place in real life. Most of them were unhappy and struggling in real life and got sucked into an ideology that seemed attractive. Eventually after understanding how it doesn’t actually solve the problems they struggle with, most of them end up with non-extreme political learnings.

    Many of the people I knew struggled a lot during this period and were exploited by others wanting to take advantage of their lack of exposure and experience.

    Tldr; I try to be sympathetic to the people there as I’ve seen many people suffer a lot in real life going through the same. YMMV.

    • @m532@lemmy.ml
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      01 year ago

      They are not cultists. There are more people from outside the anglosphere there so you might find them strange but try talking to them, they are normal people.

      • @Parsnip8904@beehaw.org
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        31 year ago

        It feels like you’ve basically not read anything I’ve written. You’d be glad to know that I’m not in anglosphere and I don’t think people who believe in communism are cultists either.

        I’ve lived in one of the few places in the world where a communist leaning government has been elected on and off for many years and they haven’t gone down the authoritarian route but participated in democracy.

        None of that make the points I made invalid though.