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>Blind faith is considered philosophy
I'd always suspected that philosophy was bullshit, but after watching Pewds' most recent book review, I'm certain of it.

I don't usually come to /lit/, just thought I'd drop by and tell y'all you're pathetic fartsniffers circlejerking over incredibly shallow ideas (INCREDIBLY shallow--not even a child would buy this guy's philosophy).
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>>12646973
His philosophy explains the value of faith
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>>12647221
Explain what is wrong with the argument
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>>12647011
>>12647030
>>12647024
This sounds like well-grounded ontology but this is actually modal-logic in disguise.
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>>12646885
>a Being you cannot verify for yourself.

>he cannot feel God in every breath
>talking about spiritual enlightenment
Heh, pleb
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>>12646885
bahahahahahahaha
fuck off you cunt

does /lit/ like conspiracies?

any topics welcome, as long as it is freaky
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>>12647598
Thomas Pynchon
Umberto Eco
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Val Valerians Matrix series volumes 1-4.

Volume 5 is trash.
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>>12647598
Bush did 9/11.
The Rothschilds control everything.
Protocols of Zion.
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>>12647598
Can recommend.

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How do you not be possessed by anything? It's impossible to distinguish between your sacred objects and objects that are the property of your will since for both you're willing to make sacrifices.The outcome is the same.You want something to feel good.

So how do I not be a possessed human being if ideals are everywhere?
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Wow its almost as if Stirred was a shitposter who's works were meaningless word salad made to fuck with his friends and justify banging whores.
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>>12645523
nice spook nerd
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>>12645167
Nope. Clueless as you.
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is there someone who's heavily influenced by stirner but doesn't go full muh spook with everything?
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>>12647377
Evola, unironically

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>Tolkien is the wen on the arse of fantasy literature. His oeuvre is massive and contagious - you can't ignore it, so don't even try. The best you can do is consciously try to lance the boil. And there's a lot to dislike - his cod-Wagnerian pomposity, his boys-own-adventure glorying in war, his small-minded and reactionary love for hierarchical status-quos, his belief in absolute morality that blurs moral and political complexity. Tolkien's clichés - elves 'n' dwarfs 'n' magic rings - have spread like viruses. He wrote that the function of fantasy was 'consolation', thereby making it an article of policy that a fantasy writer should mollycoddle the reader.

Woah...
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>became a Marxist in university
dropped
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>>12647536
>China
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>dude Tolkien sucks ahahaha cliche elves MoRaL gReY, war is bad
It's not the 90s anymore bud, this shit is stale af. Such a dumb fucking midwit. The typical 115 iq grown male larping as a nihilist intellectual to cope with his sexual deficiencies. Game of thrones allowed these types to show their faces in public again
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>>12647536
The grat elves of the Silmarillion like Feanor and some of his sons or Galadriel were actually often pretty greyish character.

The fact that the whole elvish tribe of the noldo (the most important in the Silmarillion) is named by a word related to evil witchcraft (gul, as in nazgul, ins morgul, etc) is a very clever indication of it by I wouldn't expect our Chinese boy to pick up on that.
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anyone who seriously uses the word arse in some sort of ranting diatribe is a fucking idiot

get the fug off lit

Aristotle is so pure he makes me feel warmer every time I read him. His world is so well-rounded and grounded, and at the same time so perfect and distilled.

>Hates everything that isn't Anglo-Saxon
>Marries a Jewish woman
What did he mean by this?
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>>12642477
He based the Innsmouth jewy-eyed mutant woman in Thing on the Doorstep on her.
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>>12645908
Robert Bloch (of Psycho fame). But he never met the boy in person and may not have known he was a Jude.
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>>12642477
Lovecraft's bigotry was somewhat overstated. Especially once he got out into the world and started meeting people his power level dropped quite a bit. He didn't know the outside world well enough to truly hate anybody Except himself.
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>>12642477
E T E R N A L
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>>12647612
;_;

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I want to learn about everything. Where do I start?
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Bump
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>>12643812
it's reddit pasta
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Bump
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>>12647689
but why tho

e-hem, gentlemen. I recommend everyone to read Bataille and afterwards get drunk on stirred martinis while power-masturbating to liveleak videos. Just trust me on this one. Afterwards read Baudrillard. This is the best way to fully comprehend their work. After that you’re ready for the Bronze Age Mindset. Goodnight boys.
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>>12645570
I read story of the eye and while I masterbated a lot it didn't really change my perspective. I guess it has a bunch of Freudian shit but I really don't give a damn about Freud.
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>>12645831
Were you afraid of anything in story of the eye or actually disgusted by? If not it won’t change you but only be erotic because of it being taboo. You have to be genuinely afraid of something and push your eroticism against it. This way you will comprehend your own Being better and the three different states of realities found in our post industrial society which can easily make those in power control your own reality which you falsely experience as something subjective. Choose something that you really believe you will regret, something that makes you sick because you won’t if you believe you are. You will see and understand every connected component better in your life and see that you’re not really afraid. After that you can truly construct even though this process can take some months to really digest.
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>>12645570
>power-masturbating to liveleak videos.
Am I actually this generic?
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>>12645965
You don’t have to be
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>>12645570
good post, here's some dopamine.

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Space edition. When you see this image what comes to mind? Are you professional waiting for the salvage order "business as usual"? Maybe your thinking about the pay this bohemyth is going to net you and the captain? Or were you worried "a ship this big dosen't just give up and die not without a fight that is"?

If you were working on a salvage ship that never really gave you a chance to stretch your lags planet side what would you think about? Would you spiral into depression believing that it was all a waste? Would you relish in the opportunity to travel and explore as your great ancestors did? Or would you simply go into autopilot and let the days drift by untell you could retire?

Surely you would have to socialize right? What would you say and to whom? Would you cut out your own little hole in the minds of your Your crew mates? Or would you ignore them and talk to someone planet side. There must be someone who still thinks about you even if time dilation has made the months literally seem like years right?

And remember out here in space you cant just quit. or maybe you could just once those pesky loan sharks forget about all that money you owe them
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>>12647210
who cares shit's already fucked
may as well just chill and do what you want
it's liberating to have no future
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>>12647223
people attempted to brainwash me back in november but i got out of it. i'm just lucky i still have my brain but the government doesn't give me my rights.
i just want to smoke cig and plow a farm
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>>12637781
Space moby dick
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Friday night and Im drinking heavily and listening to bad skate rock instead of doing literally any of the other things a normal person in their rwenties would be doing

and Im back on lit posting about it because Im just that pathetic I guess

but what else is there to do? I already finished that short story and thew it into the abyss that is the online literary scene, now I can only drink and feel bad but in that kind of nice way it is to feel bad when you can convince yourself your bad feelings are actually very interesting and compelling and you can imagine youre in a movie or a book and the people watching you are going fuck what a moving moment and miring at your suffering

gnight Im going to sleep after I post this
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I'm finally writing again after months of break.

I'm really glad that I've fallen back into a rhythm and am keeping up a daily pace of 500 words a day, but I'm a bit concerned at how slowly the story is progressing. I feel like it went a lot faster the first time I wrote a novel

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>Decide to just start writing
>write a little story
>it really sucks
>feel really good
Does anyone else have fun writing?
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>>12646074
you probably should if you're over 25 and don't have a regular job desu
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>>12645619
Yeah - it's a grind but I generally get really into it and overall enjoy it. Some parts can be irksome to write, so I don't write them lol, any form of transit description, or the like, I chop.
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>>12645937
Needs penis
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>>12645937
Nice painting anon
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>>12645937
cool painting anon. keep up the work.

>Why yes, I insist upon the Oxford comma
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>>12647277
>For breakfast I had orange juice, cold cereal and ham and eggs.
I don't see anything wrong with it.
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>>12647277
Or simply
>He bought Coke liquor and ice

Perfection
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>>12647277
The use of, or the lack of use of, the Oxford comma can be fun when playing with ambiguity. Save that example, however, I always make use of it. Habit more than anything.
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>>12647580
I stand corrected, surprised and newly informed.
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>not speaking a language that explicitly forbids the oxford comma

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What are all the most influential or important books on morals,societiies and laws.Philosophy books mostly.
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it would be a good idea to read this

you may however become a wizard. something to bear in mind
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>>12647643
Thanks for these posts I'm genuinely interested
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ok that should keep you busy for a bit

this list is completely unhelpful and all over the place and will probably stunt your development massively for having been shitposted in no particular order. sorry about that
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>>12647648
What do you mean stunt my development
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>>12647649
i kid. don't worry. just read what you like you dirty, beautiful motherfucker

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Why don't I have any convictions?
Why don't I have any strong beliefs?
Why don't I hold myself to a higher principle?
How do people do it?
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>>12647579
Work for something that you find meaningful. Whatever it is put time and mental effort and sweat behind it. Keep going once it gets harder. My faith used to be quite weak, prayer, reading, and charity strengthened it. It was through those things that I found my belief, not the other way around.
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Read maps of meaning
Wash your penis
Buy jbp merch
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>>12647579
Faith, Hope, Love (1 Corinthians 13:13). Focus on these 3 and youll realize these are the only things you always wanted and need.

Are there any books/essays on why one should not kill themselves? Especially if the one contemplating suicide is a nihilist.
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>>12642810

I know that he wasn’t sacrificed. BUt God asked him too, and then later ordered people not to kill ... and he said nothing about thou shalt not kill people, but thou shalt not kill, which is an impossible request in the first place. Secondly, he required Abraham to kill a lamb.

I’m your cyber-neighbour, and you’re not loving me you absolute hypocrite.
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>>12642817

t. hasn’t read Mimesis by Auerbach
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>>12646756
Some people interpret that commandment as ‘thou shalt not murder’, which makes more sense, as God has killed and ordered to kill and there is such a thing as Talion which requires the peacekeepers to kill
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>>12642371
The Foundation for Exploration by Sean Goonan
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>>12642371
Pretty sure Schopenhauer covered this, or something similar to it anyway.

Does anyone have any really old /lit/ memes? I'm looking for one with some postmodernists and maybe joyce shopped onto rich people laughing and it says "we told them the value and symbolism would trickle down!". I spent an hour trying to find threads from 2013-2015 that might have it in the archive last night with no luck
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>>12621962
I honestly have no idea who this is trying to make fun of.
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>>12622396
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>>12622396
I intentionally design my prose as impenetrable and the stylistic equivalent to getting punched in the dick real bad. Fuck, corn father.
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>>12623346
>is fist fucking
>no longer genitalized?
HOW IS IT FUCKING WITHOUT GENITALS YOU DIPSHIT
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>>12647591
>he fist fucks genitals
>not his furpartners earhole
how quaint


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