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The Light At The End Of the Tunnel by DESTRUCTION-BUNNY

This has interesting swirls around the eye of the storm which draws the viewers eye in a pleasing manner. The fluid looks to have a vis...

Let me state out front, I don’t agree with Brendan Eich’s viewpoint about gay couples. Everyone deserves equal treatment regardless of race, religion, culture, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us unique. 

Nonetheless, OKCupid took on a public role of shaping opinion with actions resembling those used by instigators of mob mentality when they issued a message telling people to stop using Mozilla’s Firefox browser without first talking with Mozilla.  

Rather than establish communication with Mozilla, OkCupid decided to use their visibility to apply pressure to others (Mozilla). Clearly this is within their right but I think OkCupid forgot something important: the first step to reaching an agreement is letting their adversary know what the problems are as well as provide alternatives or options that can be pursued to help resolve differences. 

From Mozilla’s side of the story, it would seem they had no contact with OkCupid prior to the boycott message being made public. There is no question that Mozilla held a share of responsibility in the outrage that ensued but I have more respect for them for one reason - they accepted responsibility for their actions. Mozilla acknowledged they contributed to the problem and are actively looking at how to be better community members.. Perhaps OkCupid will take responsibility by talking about their involvement, its consequences and discuss how they can interact with the community in a healthy, productive manner.

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weaveandrust 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Bug Hey Dale.
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TigrrBoy 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey right back at ya Rachel. I love that little bug icon. :)
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weaveandrust 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Me too.
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weaveandrust Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Flynn: ... hi! 
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TigrrBoy Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love that expression! Especially the eyebrow shuffling. :D
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weaveandrust Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i liked it too !
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weaveandrust Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope this hello finds you feeling better, and coping with your veritable tsunami of labors.
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TigrrBoy Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hiya Rachel. Yup, your hello is greeted in return by a fella who is feeling better. Hopefully your weekend is starting nicely. :)  I'm mostly just lacking in flexibility. Thinking about it, if I had some extra cash, yoga classes would be on the schedule. I could use the stretching and the relaxation of the mind.
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weaveandrust Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you know about that technique of 'lying' on a carefully placed tennis ball, a little acupressure type thing that can unseize muscles,etc ?
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TigrrBoy Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never tried anything involving pressure points. It sounds useful so I'll see what I can find out about it. Thanks for the suggestion Rachel! :)
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