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Editor, Essayist, Bilingual Rebel Rouser and Friendly Neighbourhood Tomboy. Tweets in Dutch and English.

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Joined Twitter 2/13/11


@ObjectivelyS I love those sideburnsI was sad to unfollow @ContraPoints but I kept seeing Blair White tweets in my timeline until I did.So before I speak up or most something, I do take a moment to ponder whether the risks outweigh the potential benefits.I was able to educate a man on various topics over the years. He is grateful. Certain women and plenty of men hate… https://t.co/Sktpzj5bFUEntitled men are usually surrounded by peer groups both in real life and online who will support their entitlement… https://t.co/xxUQXZBVsvThere are plenty of men who will turn on any other person who is not like them no matter who nicely they sugarcoat… https://t.co/YiRj8mw1JfIf you are part of the rightwing extremist pipeline, you run less risks. You are "educating" your target audience b… https://t.co/ipeX8pzcgyThe insistence of a great many men to spout ignorant crap without doing an iota of homework does not outweigh me pu… https://t.co/mDqSPQCMDMSome people like to pretend that progressives not wanting to educate people 24/7 is arrogance or laziness. It is mo… https://t.co/YuKdv2ooO5For instance, I challenged an acquaintance who posted misinformation on anti-depressants and other medication. Of c… https://t.co/dQSh4IITO9I usually only bother with educating cis hetero men in public if not challenging their crap could result in people… https://t.co/c0DXVpx4VMIn some cases if you succeed in making a cis hetero men see a glimmer of light, his friends both men and women may… https://t.co/kUsRPzCQGfEducating cis hetero men is usually a thankless job. If you succeed against all ods, you hardly ever get credit. If… https://t.co/HwywzRPZjO @hobochlo79 @chrisiousity Did a rather good analysis of Germain Greer's horribleness. https://t.co/eu0MRpXwz5 @hobochlo79 Well that was very disappointing. Thank you for informing me about Jess Philips supporting Transphobes.
12/15
2019
Robert Pattinson, legend https://t.co/TnirZX88Fc
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeApparently, someone I thought was a good person is a transphobe... https://t.co/TaGntrnTIY @WingsScotland So you are a transphobe? @patdon801 @WingsScotland public toilet?Let me be very clear. Boris Johnson is racist, islamophobic and homophobic. If you support him, you do not support… https://t.co/YyCWnVKxdX
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12/13
2019
OMG Odo died... 😭😭😭 Damnit 2019 why?!?!?
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12/10
2019
I will probably soon have a conversation with the son of good friends about why the "I identify as an attack helico… https://t.co/hgLtKD3ajsIf someone posts a bigoted meme, it usually best to quietly unfriend them and give them a wide berth from then on.My life has gotten a lot more pleasant since I stopped trying to educate problematic geek acquaintances. If I do no… https://t.co/eVwG3sszA5If there's 1 philosophical point I'd love to convince people of it's that we are less free under surveillance. At w… https://t.co/C0hvIYIWgt
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12/1
2019
inventing an AI to predict crime but accidentally including a unbiased data set so it just keeps telling me to arrest bosses for wage theft
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11/29
2019
Reminder that Phallus-Preserving Vaginoplasty is a surgical option for trans women and nonbinary folks who need or… https://t.co/d0ydb7BmZU
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11/21
2019
How Investment Giants Are Greenwashing Their Dirty Investments #StopFakeGreen @Europarl_EN @EU_Commission https://t.co/wXEqLNzow7
11/6
2019
The Geek fallacy "ostracising bad" interferes with maintaining healthy boundaries. When someone repeatedly violates… https://t.co/mAINW2md6uA lot of abusers in communities are known. This is why terms such as "missing stair" exist. When I was harassed, it… https://t.co/HxYiOonSNVThe other excuse "I have never seen them do this". Yes, you have just now when they did it to me. It is very popula… https://t.co/qtzGDeQspjIn geek circles most people people know when their pals engage in problematic if not downright abusive behaviour. T… https://t.co/sHlIIgcMRsIf you were ostracised for having geeky interests as a kid or right now, that sucks and that is unfair. That is no… https://t.co/VtB0HrxYu6Many geeks consider it a faux pas to ask someone "why are you friends with that person?" even when said person is a… https://t.co/JgS63ZMsunNowadays, a lot of toxic people use woke and spiritual language. It pays to ask people what they mean. I used to ha… https://t.co/Ctv7NaCph1If someone cuts you off after you disapprove of a single thing they did or because you maintained a boundary, you a… https://t.co/1dN53LZmouIf you fear that your friend cannot stand even the mildest criticism of their actions, then you are not their friend; you are a sycophant.I severely dislike the all or nothing thinking I see in geek circles and online spaces. Fine if you do not want to… https://t.co/4GOenye8n1And I suppose when it comes to people in his position, I acknowledge the good they've done, while also acknowledgin… https://t.co/uwZ1643CFo
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeDe reacties van politici en media tonen de harde waarheid: het boeren'protest' was een extreem-rechtse intimidatie… https://t.co/0tS8r4C5Nv
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeDe lieve vrede is een stuk minder belangrijk als het om de bewoners van Schilderswijk gaat. Dan probeert Den Haag d… https://t.co/18lvRV1uOK
Retweeted by Sofia van der Linde @kat_blaque D @Yourfriend100 @ZJemptv I should have guessed. @ZJemptv So what was his cat's name? @ZJemptv It was never my experience either. My parents lived through a war as children. They shared their experienc… https://t.co/cKJjYEXDQw @MsBlaireWhite Jeffrey Younger had his marriage with Anne Georgulas annulled, because he fabricated his background.… https://t.co/v4Pet6gTPm @PsifiakoKremidi @IcePlxy @Made_In_Japan76 @MsBlaireWhite It is normal for trolls. It is called "bad faith". A pers… https://t.co/YM0L913wlM @ChickAmsterdam @FrontaalNaakt Des te meer, omdat onze kolonieen pas na WOII onafhankelijk werden. Nederland bleef… https://t.co/akeWrMsk9G @ZJemptv Blair White sides with Younger's father. Blair White has grown up to be the last person she needed when she was younger.Solidarity. https://t.co/eUlOgDAUns
Retweeted by Sofia van der Linde @chrisiousity It is a cowardly way of siding with the terrorists. PJW would never use an example of something which he himself likes.
10/27
2019
@alex_abads Please tell the kids Tik-Tok is a LGBTQ-phobic dumpster fire. @thegoodgodabove There is an odd hypocrisy in Western people outraged by FGM, which is admittedly very gruesome. Th… https://t.co/kZjnOLEduv @thegoodgodabove In certain areas in Africa you could probably "prove" that FGM prevents that spread of HIV and oth… https://t.co/VeRb4BmX4v @thegoodgodabove Male circumcision has no health benefits. STDs are more common in the US than in the EU. If you wa… https://t.co/3fIH4TwQye @thegoodgodabove FGM is in most cases a worse mutilation than male circumcision. Both are wrong. They are medically… https://t.co/ZHkV0WZEuLNo one cheers up by being told to cheer up; No one includes depressed people unsurprisingly #EndTheStigmaTe hoge visserijquota en het terug overboord gooien van vis – het zogenaamde discarden – bedreigen onze visbestande… https://t.co/ATPrqERThN
10/24
2019
@NiceMangos Jordan Peterson's is the waifu to a lot of lonely incels.Exhausting and never-ending. You know what would happen if sources were provided right? They'd be dismissed as inva… https://t.co/ZdNi8I1uWU
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10/23
2019
Brunei wants to stone #LGBT+ people to death. Help stop the horror - take action now!: https://t.co/RitQTwheJs
10/14
2019
I am going to ask certain men in my life why they do certain things and to explain why they think certain jokes the… https://t.co/8TBKka1C9QAn excellent and well-sourced dive into the nonsense claims of those who would have you believe we're all just afra… https://t.co/uuESVQStU5
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeWelke partijen zijn er nog altijd voor Nexit? Uit de EU stappen betekent een ramp over jezelf uitroepen als goedlop… https://t.co/jukM5xWsOG @FatimaFaid De enige reden dat het niet is af te dwingen is omdat rechters nog niet willen erkennen dat blackface racisme promoot. @EdgeOfEurope Vrijwel iedereen inclusief rokers is gewend aan een horeca verbod in de media. Ik weet maar een kroeg… https://t.co/dRUGuihbuK @wltrrr De VVD wil autorijders blij houden en iedereen beneden modaal dom dus dit is inderdaad exact wat ze willen. @wltrrr Er is vooral een lerarentekort omdat dit beroep slecht betaald en je ook nog eens uren onbetaald werk moet doen. @chrisiousity I personally dislike flip-flops because walking on them is uncomfortable and bad for one's feet. That… https://t.co/wLhDwJXups
9/27
2019
@ObjectivelyS @ABranesample Now it is poetry ;) "Feel apart" would make for a nice expression.
9/26
2019
jokes are supposed to have a funny part, it doesn't mean "I said something purely horrible that pissed people off a… https://t.co/8ffronVH6v
Retweeted by Sofia van der Linde @choochoobear Some people have assured me that this is supposedly satire, but I have known way too many men who sta… https://t.co/8fCGYRWnOA @ZJemptv If you are in this phase of your break-up, then it is an upward trend for here on. @OscarKocken Optimist. Trump heeft doorgaans het verantwoordelijkheidsbesef van een 6-jarige.Let's say this is true- your goal in going to war was to protect children globally. I hate to tell you this, but yo… https://t.co/wZe4GnqNVi
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeThis illustrates why basic selfcare matters and why feeling low is not just some thing in your head divorced from c… https://t.co/8LGRJU3KHE @EdgeOfEurope Mooi. Meer plaats voor fatsoenlijke mensen.I would appreciate some recommendations as well which meet these Prerequisites https://t.co/LBMy6OXdKQA "rational" Alt-Righter blocked me because I asked him to just look at the science. After saying I had no arguments. Typical [le sigh]
9/25
2019
Can’t help but notice the same people who cheered on Jordan Peterson as he lied about Bill C16 and caused more hatr… https://t.co/5nBXtOu9Id
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9/21
2019
Hot take: Celebrity culture and leftism do not mix. We don't need rainmakers- either to place on pedestals and all… https://t.co/LMCCfE0Jqm
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeThis would explain a lot. https://t.co/RPV1IqzyWf
9/7
2019
Efe had to flee Nigeria when his partner was killed during a homophobic attack. Now German authorities want to send… https://t.co/IiLKlTinI0
9/3
2019
@jasperklapwijk Er moeten gewoon zones komen rond abortusklinieken waar je niet mag demonstreren en dergelijke. We… https://t.co/kwEQPMWoZ1
9/2
2019
@mvdwege I spotted the reference. [Salutes you]
9/1
2019
A Russian LGBT+ activist was murdered. Ask the authorities to bring the people behind the anti-LGBT+ blacklist to j… https://t.co/jLMVLMx6ds
8/30
2019
Mind you, women are vehemently policed by other women who are desperate for male approval. This is why misogynists… https://t.co/4FZvVf9CAwWomen in real life and on social media are constantly thought policed and feelings policed. People are more outrage… https://t.co/FcWmpUZ2hNPeople blame women for everything wrong in their lives because they are not assertive enough, when being assertive… https://t.co/CTHA9VDLQyWomen and anyone passing as such are constantly put on the defensive. Abusers know this and try to exploit this. A… https://t.co/cjzlP8d8IZIf a women is too openly distrustful of a man, this can lead to aggression and even physical violence. I once had a… https://t.co/MDhDST6ZjSThe way women are conditioned through societal pressure illustrates this. Women and people taken for women are exp… https://t.co/Acto047xj7The essence of all oppression is: Heads I win; tails you lose. All double standards come down to: Damned if you do; damned if you don't.If someone takes out their frustration on you, they do not respect you. 1) Such people rarely if ever see the ligh… https://t.co/BJJOq09VPQOne of the worst pieces of advice I have ever gotten was "Oh I am sure they will come round soon." My advice: When… https://t.co/F66v1DJ9CRIf you only support someone who transitions when said person is popular, you are still a transphobe.If using 'they' for third person singular offends thee, wherefore art thou then still addressing people with the wr… https://t.co/xAFXP57JOg
Retweeted by Sofia van der LindeStrictly speaking, Fury Road is an exercise in minimalism: How do you pack as much back story, character developmen… https://t.co/RoaecuEZ0g
Retweeted by Sofia van der Linde @jasperklapwijk Rechtse partijen zijn bij uitstek verantwoordelijk voor zaken als toenemende dakloosheid en voedselbanken.
8/25
2019
@redlabel911 You are just as emotional as I or anyone and so is he. The difference is I am not in denial of it. Peo… https://t.co/wsqi7lC2qK
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8/7
2019

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