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Bit late for a , but better late than never.

I'm a high school student. I'm a farm kid, interested in

I'm and had the opportunity to visit the pre-covid.

I'm politically , willing to talk to people who disagree, but not interested in political arguments.

I'm interested in and . Currently running with on my main machine. I've played with on . Do some programming: I'm not bad with , okay with

I also make . Mostly farm life, but I make videos for my clubs, church, school projects, too. I fly a , and use a . Still have a lot to learn, but I'm pretty proud of my work.

Do you guys know anywhere good to buy Catholic gift type stuff? Looking for an icon, or a crucifix, or a poster or something to spruce up the dorm. Needs to be kinda budget friendly, but want my money to go to a good Catholic company instead of Bezos. Basically looking for Sock Religious or The One Sheep, but for something other than clothes.

Why shot yourself in the foot when you can make a Rube Goldberg machine that (sometimes) shoots you in the foot automatically!

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There's always a harder, more unnecessary way of doing something with an infinitesimal gain, and a Linux user will find it every single time.

@alex Human or animal life begins at conception. Human’s are on a higher level than pigs.

I love the Samsung clock app. You hit snooze and it's like, "Okay, bye forever!" And then it "optimizes the battery" for any other clock app until you never hear from it again.

"I feel like God would've made religion simple."
"I just don't like all of the ceremony."

It seems like the main objection is to the Mass. My first inclination would be to say, "It's beautiful and perfect, why would you want to make it anything less?" But that's hard to articulate, and seems subjective. What's a good Catholic response to this objection?

Quick update: YouTube has launched an Β« internal investigation Β» to see what happened and what they’re going to do. Fingers crossed, answer in 2 to 8 hours! Thank you all for the support <3

Does have a peertube? Found him on LBRY, but prefer peertube.

"Devised a way to center the birth of Jesus Christ as the major turning point in history"

Devised a way? It WAS the major turning point in history. The moment when the despair of sin and death gave way to our new hope in Christ.

I get the feeling I'm not going to like World History.

How selfish of me... also pray for some friends of ours who go to our parish. Their dad caught Covid and is home, but still on oxygen. πŸ™

Thanks RCsocial!

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Pray for me! Consecration day tomorrow and headed off to college on Tuesday. I'm a little nervous, no, scared and excited for what the next week will bring. Could use some extra prayers.

Does anyone have suggestions for a Javascript framework? Right now, I'm using Bootstrap and Vanilla JS for most of my projects, and doing most of the work server side, using Python and Flask.

Is there a better way?

The year is 2025

There are five browser cores:
- webkit
- chromium
- gecko
- servo
- youtube-dl, which ended up implementing a full-fledged browser in python to keep successfully downloading videos

My thoughts on the Apple thing 

Β "You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye!"
Matthew 7:5

I'm still using Google Photos. Whatever Apple's privacy infringements may be, I've got bigger privacy problems. I'm not going to preach to Apple while Google is looking at my photos, reading my emails, and keeping tabs on my calendar.

Apple may be right, they may be wrong, but I don't have a dog in this fight.

Okay, rcsocial, I need some advice. I'm currently on day 22 of a 33 day Marian consecriation (33 Days to Morning Glory) and there's something I've been wrestling with for a while. I feel confident about Catholic teaching about Mary and like to think I have a pretty strong devotion to Mary (although that's probably just pride talking). Still, as I prepare for this consecration there's a little nagging doubt at the back of my mind. What if Mary doesn't play the role we think she does? What if... what if the Protestants are right?

In Marian consecration we're promising Mary everything. In Catholic Marian theology, that's great, it fits right in with God's plan and is, for lack of a better term, an easy route to holiness. But you know what they say, when something looks to good to be true, well, be careful. And if the Protestants are right, promising Mary everything is very dangerous indeed.

I have every reason to believe that Catholic teaching on Mary is firm and true, but I know I'm not smart enough to say with absolute certainty that that's the case. And this certainly isn't something I want to be wrong about.

My reasons for posting this are twofold. When I make my consecration, I want to do so without reservation, and part of that is addressing my doubts and putting them out in the open for Jesus to work on. Secondly, on the off-chance that this is contrary to God's will, I am hoping that God will speak to me through one of these replies.

Catholics, particularly those of you who've already consecrated yourselves to Mary, I welcome your guidance. If there are any Protestants reading this, your thoughts are also welcome. (Also, I'm writing this before I go to bed, so I might not reply to anyone for a few hours).

Good Morning
Praise God and his son Jesus Christ πŸ™

They say a bad craftsman blames his tools. On a completely unrelated note, I really don't like the Android development environment.

And the best part: The player let's me adjust the video speed, but make's me wait for the video to "finish playing" before advancing to the next page.

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