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I have yet to be presented with a good argument against anti-natalism.
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Why do you all see anti-natalism as an answer to life's suffering and not as a reaction to productivism and capitalism ?
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>>13361011
based
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Leads humanity to evolutionary failure, simple as.

I've always believed that the concept of overpopulation is fruitless due to the fact there will always be those who refuse to mate for biological or sexual reasons.
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>>13359015
genesis 1:28
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When are the 90s finally going to end?
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>>13358890
From a situation where nothing is possible, everything will be possible again
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>>13359371
tbf, the future I wanted definitely didn't have so many rehashed movie remakes in it. Definitely a lot less star wars movies. my god.
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>>13358946
Shut up incel
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>>13356210
They will never end in memory, and their enthusiasm will continue to inspire present, until vision of Ascended Millennium becomes fully realized, when optimism of past is reconciled with that for future.
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>>13357014
Because muh subhumans poltard babble. Ignore him.

What are some really good female autobiographies. Preferably ones that will make me feel like I have a gf and I'm just reading her diary.
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>>13355372
post an entry
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susan sontag
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>>13355982
>Reminder that Asuka canonically pooped in the bathtub.
What?
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>>13359261
I posted the picture didn't I? That's shit water there
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bump

in this episode they talk about a book on how to commit the perfect murder:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOBhUis54KU&feature=youtu.be&t=1137

anyone know the title?
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>>13360950
Also interested
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bump

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fuck mary harron. she took everything brilliant and progressive from this novel and shot it so shit, made it literally so saturated and Hollywood-friendly that the book and movie are basically incomprehensible different -- basically completely different things

i want so badly for this movie to be remade, I know it would be amazing if adapted well
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>>13357966
>t.missed the point of the book
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>>13358315
I understand it alright "we're so superficial and vapid bro it's all about the appearence xDD", but I still think it's filler
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>>13357824
Don't make me agree with fucking Butterfly dude. It's an interesting film and it's solidified Ellis in pop culture. "It could have been better" Uh fucking duh? With very few exceptions pretty much everything could be better you fucking moron.
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>>13357549
This book isn't good. Read the classics.
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>>13357966
The brands and the details of their life style was the best part imo, the murders are less exciting.

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At what point does description become overbearing?
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>>13359941
>no green great dragons
>yet great can refer to size
>green, great dragons
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>>13359941
When it doesn't advance the plot
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>>13359957

This better be a teenage girl parody.
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When it dwells on what is superfluous/extraneous to the thing that was intended to be described.
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>>13359949
>green great dragon
>green, great dragon
>the same thing

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Discuss
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The movie was better
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>>13360890
How so?
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>>13360869
Basically pulp, fun read overall, not to be taken seriously, most of his other work is pretty worthless but listening to how he came to write Fight Club is super interesting
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once in a while, a book pops out that strips the foundation of the faux notions of what people call 'a generation of humans' in post-enlightenment passivity. these books are not intellectually crafted nor are they philosophical and scientific. they are the dead skin cells you are covered with but dont see. any sort of genre massacre breeds ghouls. chuck himself did not write durden. neither did ellis on bateman. nor did salinger on caufield. those characters are more human than the writers. the characters wrote the writers. and now we have a majority who favors the character of the writer. not the writer that was written by the character. the boomer meme is not a temporal critique

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wtf I like Evola now
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Is that a fucking monocle?
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Just look at modern French politics where even the gilets jaunes are intellectuals, and there are philosophers that run for presidency. America is a warlock society
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>>13361028
Very based and redpilled.
I thought it was just going to be that negroid sperm post again kek

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Every time I read some of his works I can't help but feel he was right about so many things. Who knew lsd could make one so prophetic?
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>>13360987
That's not LSD though, he actually used it only once and got super scared. Read Carrere's biography of him
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>>13360987
he took stupid amounts of speed
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>>13360987
What do you mean, "Will be"???

is the Urantia book worth reading? Is it true? What do you think of it?

What does /lit/ think of Robert Musil?
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>>13360894
With that quote only?
I think he is pretty based.
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He's an Austrian writer I've never read, but I know he has a 2k page magnum opus. Seems like a somewhat obscure guy. His writings might be good.
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>>13360894

How is the Picador edition? Really the only one I can get at the moment.
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>>13360980
Picador is the superior translation.
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>>13360980
>13360980
Though the Knopf version has the posthumous papers so its your choice.

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Why is the liberal tradition so much richer, so much more prolific than the leftist or reactionary traditions?
For example, the liberal tradition can claim:
>Socrates
>Cicero
>Cato
>Machiavelli
>Adam Smith
>Locke
>Rousseau
>Montesquieu
>Voltaire
>Kant
>Hamilton
>Jefferson
>Bentham

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I bet the rich man could play the flute and had children who could make them. Guess where they are now? Hell. Burning there for eternity. While Lazarus, had nothing in this life. No comfort. Received no compassion. All he asked for was a few crumbs. Poor Lazurus received them not. Oh how big of a difference would they have made! When he came to pass, he went straight to heaven. Think over your choices carefully friends. Eternity is at stake.
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>>13355314
rolan
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>>13359759
Idiot.
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>Socrates
not liberal
>Cicero
not liberal
>Cato
not liberal
>Machiavelli
not liberal
>Adam Smith
liberal and a retard
>Locke
retard
>Rousseau
retard
>Montesquieu

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>>13360832
t. retard

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>>13360744
Never heard of it
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Was disappointed to find out that it wasn't about the dour middle aged WASP on the cover being disillusioned with 1950s suburban life but finding meaning when his son introduces him to weed
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>>13360744
dude weed lmao
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he raped his sisterwife, Phoedith
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>>13360866
Actually, I meant to say i was happy that I found out it wasn't about the dour middle aged WASP on the cover being disillusioned with 1950s suburban life but finding meaning when his son introduces him to weed

what's a nice edition of Paradise Lost to buy, maybe with illustrations, maybe without?

i've seen recommended the Norton annotated edition, but i've also seen it mentioned as bottom tier academic garbage, so i'm not sure if it's actually good
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>>13359815
are the illustrations from Doré?
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>>13358980
you HAVE to go back
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>>13360859
to hell?
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>>13360962
to communism
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf5L6kwJJtA
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>>13360853

Nope

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Is this book a good and valid introduction to evolution and the function of genes and how they determine our behaviour?
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>>13358485
>This is in fact addressed in the video but I meant on a wider level such as animal class.

Its funny how you move the goalposts so easily
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>>13358310
It's outdated but a good introduction to gene selection theory. It's a decent starting framework to learn more about evolution.
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>asking about Dawkins or evolution on /pol2/ electric boogaloo

there are topics you don't discuss on 4chan, lad. The simpsons, children of men, they live, books written by woman or black people, jew related stuff etc.
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>>13358310
yes
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>>13358310
I liked The Nature of Selection: Evolutionary Theory in Philosophical Focus by Elliott Sober. (but I haven't finished it)


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