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April 17, 2022

The Biggest Improvement to Elephant in years. Hint: DMs! Groups!

The day has finally arrived. I’ve longed for this day for 6 years.

Elephant messaging has arrived.

You know: You can message someone! On Elephant!

But that’s not all..! You can create groups. Your yoga buddies. Your book club members. Your family. Your better half. While we’re even now making improvements to groups and messaging, please go try to message a few folks, or an author whose article you appreciated (or respectfully disagree with), right now.

Why’s this matter? You can message folks on, you know, text, Facebook Messenger, DMs on Instagram or Twitter. Does the world need more messages? Well, those are all controlled by Big Tech, and profit-driven. So yeah: we need messaging on mindful platforms that care about community and ethics.

Elephant is becoming a hub, a real independent community instead of merely a huge web site dependent on social media and Big Tech to connect us with our own community.

It’s Easter! I mean, Eastre.

Let’s celebrate by not killing cute baby lambs after separating them from their lovely mommas. Same goes for chicks, a la that scene in Minari where little David asks about the smokestack. This is the article​, significantly about chicks, that turned me vegan years ago.

And here’s…

2 Problems & 1 Awesome Thing about Easter.

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