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Why do non-believers blaspheme so readily and incessantly? Don't they realize that by affronting the stations of the holy ones, they are implicitly admitting their connsumate holiness AND willingly dishonoring them? Why do you blaspheme so compulsively? Why is it acceptable in the west to blaspheme, yet taboo to refer to a wastrel, african hoodlum as a 'nigger' or call a childless, promiscuous woman a whore? People used to get killed over taking the name of the saints, the Son, the Father, or the Holy Spirit in vain. Watch your filthy tongue. I feel like knocking teeth out when this happens in my presence.
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>>14766644
>666
god is warning you against faggotry anon, he's saying, stop being a little bitch I'm all powerful I don't need your pity
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>>14766783
lmao gottem
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>>14766744
Ever heard of Genesis 9. The rhetoric of 4chan is nothing new for Christians.
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>>14766794
So, because some dude walked in on his disrobed and drunk-ass dad and told his brothers about it, you larpers exist to spout enmity against strangers that a righteous jesus christ would wash the feet of.
Sounds legit. It almost makes me want to convert if it meant you would neck yourself.
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>>14766551
It's just a social convention.

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Any of you read Malazan? Worth a read? I enjoy autistic worldbuilding
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>>14764239
Worth reading. It's the last of the epic genre. There are some time line issues if that bothers you autism.
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>>14764239
yes, it likes to dump terms on you and not fully explain them till later but its a good series. people dislike the 1st book probably because it drops you right in the deep end but its one of my favorites in the series
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>>14764239
plague marines are so cool bros
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>>14764239
I really have a hard time recommending the malazan books. They're kind of all over the place in terms of quality and have a ton of really annoying habits For example, in a series where different races with different cultures and backgrounds constantly interact, the books constantly introduce new characters without ever giving physical descriptions of them so you have no idea where they're supposed to be from until you find out much later. The pacing also ranges from okay to terrible, there was one particular part of one book where right before the climax the story just stopped to introduce and give backstories to literally a dozen new characters who had never been mentioned before and were not important for the rest of the book. Still, if you really like autistic worldbuilding the series is hard to beat. The story is really more about discovering the history of the world than about any of the individual characters but despite that manages to have some of the most entertaining characters in fantasy. It also has some of the most irritating characters (Hellian). The point is it has a lot of characters. I hope you're ready to take notes.
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>>14764239
Yes, it's 10,000+ pages of kino autism.

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*blocks your path*
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>The visual is essentially pornographic, which is to say that it has its end in rapt, mindless fascination; thinking about its attributes becomes an adjunct to that, if it is unwilling to betray its object; while the most austere films necessarily draw their energy from the attempt to repress their own excess (rather than from the more thankless effort to discipline the viewer).
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>>14766205
what about the emergent category of self-described working class academics? proles who have, against all odds, managed to complete a phd that contributes to neo marxist thought and find stable employment
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>>14766271
the class consciousness is gone by that point, you brainlet
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>>14766279
no, it remains
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>>14766310
yeah and im sure every rags to riches billionaire still has class consciousness

academic marxists are the biggest hypocrites and we've seen that when it comes down to it they protect each other, not students, and even less the working class

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i just realize my country a TINY LITTLE ISLAND IN THE CARIBBEAN is runned by 5 families who got their start in drugs & now owns almost everything that doesnt belong to the government & they are currently talking about privatizing those companies to sell them off to these families

I need Tools to arm myself against them


under those 5 industry power families there are the religious families who control everything religious its like a mafia
> 3 main muslim families who control everything islam
>5 Hindu families
>1 catholic group
>1 christian family
>1 orisha baptist group
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Under the religious leaders the entaintatiners who are slaves to the 5 families comes in on the radio & local tv to control the narrative
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>>14766548
Puerto Rico here. Which island do you speak of? I am disposed to reinforce your ranks when the island-hopping tropical boogaloo breaks out. The book "When there is no doctor" is good for self-sufficiency purposes.
I wouldn't worry much, the hurricanes should have hardened you into a real man already
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>>14766792

we dont get hit from hurricanes the wind braks off Venezuela

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what are your thoughts on them? I'm hesitant to buy one but it seems like a good investment. I just want to easily be able to find something on libgen and add it to an ereader. Any recommendations? Any useful features or problems you've encountered?
pic unrelated
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>>14764496
Ipads are retarded for reading.
Use a Kindle Paperwhite, or any other reader with an electronic ink screen. They are easy on the eyes
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>>14764815
is the regular kindle good or should I not bother and just get the paperwhite? The regular one is 50% cheaper where I live
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Bump
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>>14764568
No, kindles are extremely limited and locked down softwarewise. Get kobo, I also own paperwhite but I think kobo is more like proper android os and different apps can be installed (apps that could allow proper sync)
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How do these work? Do I have to buy the books from a library or can I just drop pdfs and epubs into it?

I really want one since reading my pc and phone is awkward.

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Aesthetics>Metaphysics>Ethics>>>Politics>>>>>Epistemology>>>>>>>>>>>>Logic
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is that pic from logh?
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>>14766614
BASED!
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>>14766564
Theology > Philosophy = Law > Psychology
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Ear>Sceptre>Island>Lotus>America>Cigars>Soviets>Congo
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Aesthetics=Metaphysics=Ethics=Logic

Mine's:

'My sainted mother taught me the seven acts of corporeal mercy: to feed the hungry; refresh the thirsty; clothe the naked; shelter the traveller; comfort the sick; visit those imprisoned; and bury the dead.' (The Corset by Laura Purcell)
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Jorus Numitor grinned fiercely as the Thunderhawk's metal door pistoned open. Blades of Damocles by Phil Kelly
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"The circuit of capital comprises three stages."
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>>14763165
'To approach what was distinctive in a vision as complex and protean as that of the Greeks, let us begin by examining one of its most striking characteristics - a sustained, highly diversified tendency to interpret the world in terms of archetypal principles.' (The Passion of the Western Mind by Richard Tarnas)
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This is not for you
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

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Is it any good?
>Some modern African thinkers have been influenced by Marxism, African-American literature, Critical theory, Critical race theory, Postcolonialism and Feminism.
Yuck
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_philosophy
>African philosophy's beginning is linked to the 1920s
What the fuck do they not have any philosophy before that? Looking to read some African philosophy, not sure if it's influenced Roman or any from North Africa. I'm interested in reading it but not if it's defined as only after 1920 or spoiled by modern "thinkers"
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>>14766537
isn't africana modern philosophers with african ancestry, though?
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>>14766481
I can't find it online, did you pirate it?
>>14766537
bro i saw that shit on reddit, its a podcast that uses contemporary books. not interested.
>>14766570
so what idea were you impressed by? its mostly theology isn't it?
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>>14766578
There are episodes dedicated to prehistoric and ancient African philosophy. Obviously a lot of it is going to be conjectural, bu it's done by a serious academic interviewing his colleagues so it won't be pure wild guesses.
Also the archaeological aspect of dealing with Ancient philosophy (inclding Greek philosophy) is one of the most interesting part of the endeavor imo.
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>>14766626
>bro i saw that shit on reddit
>implying this matter
Reddit also think Shakespeare is good, are you going to stop reading him?

>uses contemporary books
That's like refusing to study Ancient Middle Eastern literature because most of the scholarship is less than 200 years old. You have to adapt to the range of available source, everyone does, even scholars of Plato's works.
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>>14766650
i don't like Shakespeare and I don't find any of the contemporary ideas there interesting nor do I want to listen to a podcast. Someone suggested things fall apart, I asked because I am reading ancient philosophy of the world, and this continent was the most lacking in books I sought out. Do you have a specific book that you think is worth reading?

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What are examples of NPC literature?
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>>14766352
Have you tried expanding your interests?
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>>14766352
For curiosity, what are your interests?
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>>14764108
It's like a collective art project, every time someone posts it, it gets bigger.
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>>14764108
Why is Mahler on there? Is he an Easter egg?
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It would be some book that everyone reads in highschool; they haven't read anything since... although they are planning to start reading more.

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Were victims of "Werther Fever" the original Doomers? They even had their own meme outfit like the black hoodie and killed themselves because >tfw no gf
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>>14765474
You're not far off, and Goethe was not at all happy about it, especially those fan-boys of his tragic figure who pestered him in-person.
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>>14766115
Chateaubriand had the same problem too. He wrote René which was about an emo young man finding solace in nature. This was the birth of romanticism in France which made all the young men emos. This made René wish to have never written that book.
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>>14765474
I like that Werther drawing. Reminds me of me
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>>14765474
>when you find out Napoleon was a Werther fanboy

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Any book to cope with the fact that you only get to pick one partner to spend your life with from so many jezebels in the world?

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Has there been a better children's book?
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>>14764677
is this one of those negative portrayals of blacks in the media that caused them to become violent criminals that I hear so much about?
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>>14764954
Possibly, anon. But Stereotype Threat requires no media, or even speech to negatively impact blacks. The contents of the White Mind is what forces them into that behavior.
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>>14764672
>FOR FUCKS SAKE TOAD
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>>14765084
>Fuck laws. Fuck cops. Fuck prison. And most of all, fuck weasels.
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Scepticism beats every other philosophical system and nobody can improve it or disprove it.
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I hope OPs shitposting doesn't distract from what is otherwise a good book

>>14762898
equipollence doesnt bring the state of calm as described by sextus.
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>>14762898
Where does skepticism start and Pyrrhonism end? I just finished his Outlines of Pyrrhonism; is this a separate work of his or a translation difference? I didn't start with the Greeks so I am quite lost; instead my reading of Sextus was informed by reading Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, and Chandrakirti
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>>14766596
>my reading of Sextus was informed by reading Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, and Chandrakirti
Absolutely based
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>>14764218
It’s impossible to know
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>>14766604
The rope is not a snake. And there's no rope either.

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Post your poems, fragments, short stories, etc. to be critiqued in the most CHAD /lit/ way. Latinos welcome.
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>>14766207
Fatigue weights his eyes heavy?
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>>14765981
>senpaiélica
It should say f-amélica. Fucking filter.
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>>14766233
you can say weighs on his eyes heavily
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>>14766295
that is actually good thank u (>^_^)>
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>>14765981
>>14766210
The last one is the best but I also like the one fo Gilgamesh.

The first may be a little to aggresive in its wording to be poetic enough for me. If you like that theme though, check "La Desesperacion (Espronceda)" if you haven't yet, I'm sure you will love it.

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Saul Bellow sucks.
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>>14766618
Once read an article saying that liking Saul Bellow is about as pretentious (and as wrong, was the implication) as being 'really into' Big Band music.


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