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2574 implied HN points β€’ 04 Jan 24
  1. Acknowledgement of issues with Substack's management of diverse opinions and policies on monetization
  2. The dilemma of deciding whether to stay on Substack despite hosting problematic content or to leave and potentially lose audience
  3. Concern about the online space being dominated by harmful voices if good actors continually leave platforms hosting problematic content
825 implied HN points β€’ 14 Feb 23
  1. Valentine's Day is a significant holiday worth celebrating, regardless of relationship status
  2. Holidays and rituals are important as they mark time and bring joy and pleasure to life
  3. Valentine's Day has a deeper meaning rooted in history and symbolism, making it more than just a commercialized celebration
550 implied HN points β€’ 31 May 23
  1. It's easy to mock fascists, but the problems we face are partly our fault.
  2. Blaming media or politicians isn't the solution; we must take responsibility.
  3. We contribute to the state of affairs by being complacent and not voting.
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255 implied HN points β€’ 07 Feb 23
  1. The post is about discussing the future content for paid subscribers.
  2. The author expresses gratitude for the support received from paid subscribers.
  3. Paid subscribers are being offered valuable content in return for their support.