Franklin Veaux (tacit) wrote,
Franklin Veaux

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National Coming Out Day...

...woudn't be necessary if nobody stayed in the closet. Staying in the closet wouldn't be necessary if people, on the whole, weren't a bunch of judgmental monkeys. It gets more complicated, though, when one considers that staying in the closet means not confronting the fears and prejudices of others, which means that fear and prejudice tends to take firmer hold.

I thought about making a "national coming out day" post, but it's kind of difficult to do that when one is already about as "out" as it's possible to be without getting posterboard, Magic Marker, and glitter involved. So what does that leave to say?

Straight. Check. Though honestly, that's a bug, not a feature.

Poly. Check. Three current partners, one potential new partner, and I still live alone. Clearly, I'm doing something wrong.

Kinky. Check. Just bought forty feet of lovely black rope the day before yesterday, which I may even have a chance to use soon.

Mad scientist. Check. One day, you will all revere me as your overlord. Unless you're Steve "Monkey Boy" Ballmer, that is. He'll be the first against the wall when the revolution comes and my army of unstoppable hunter-killer bots sweeps the globe.

Linux-basher. Check. Yeah, I know, I know, that'll get you killed in some places, but... Gnome sucks. KDE sucks. The entire open-source community can't create a decent user interface to save its collective ass. I'm sorry, but I just can't live a lie. It needs to be said. Even if nobody else will say it.

And now, off to dinner with the surrealistically sexy feyscorruption.
Tags: philosophy
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