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ATTENTION BRIGHT YOUNG INTELLECTALS:

>Stop jerking yourself off to how smart you are (it's cringe)
>Read Nick Land and Moldbug
>Become a scientific racist
>America is going straight to hell in your lifetime
>Get a CS degree
>Contribute to Urbit source code
>You can act on the world rather than be acted upon if you stop being retarded
>DO NOT get a humanities degree unless you want to live like a slave
>Nobody cares about your hyper-specific humanities nerdgasm interests
>Reading books on your own is better than some professor shoving their cock down your throat
>Academics are arrogant faggots, failures, and misfits
>Humanities degrees won't get you laid even if your classes are all women
>Read Nick Land

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>>Contribute to Urbit source code

Moldbug has left the project and edicts it as a failure, so I'd rather spend my time on something with a future,
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>>14190570
Right but does he have any sincere desires or hopes or is he so hopelessly obfuscated by the premise of accelerationism (which is inherently obfuscatory since it proposes that your behaviour should not be in line with your beliefs, at least not directly) that it's impossible to know his ACTUAL personal views?
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>>14185757
Would urbit be viable for post-cyberbalkanization?
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>>14185757
>>Get a CS degree
LOL
Why would anybody do that?
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>>14191758
this decentralized mesh net project has some potential
>https://medium.com/skycoin/cyberbalkanization-and-the-future-of-the-internets-f03f2b590c39

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Poststructuralism, Marxism, Ecosophy, Speculative Philosophy, Organic Realism, , Pragmatism, Radical Empiricsm

These are the biggest brain philosophies
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>>14190878
Ah yes, the biggest brains of our times such as "The World's Fastes Talking Jew" and Mr "I Should Have Sticked To Psychology". I feel bad for the images that surround them
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>tfw no love for transcendentalism

>Spend millions of years where your entire day was dedicated to hunting for food, water and socialising
>Finally evolved to modern homo sapiens and min max life so hard you spend your entire day doing fuck all
>So much time on your hands you have to think up arbitrary, abstract goals just to fill the empty space
>"DUDE WHAT'S THE MEANING OF IT ALL WE MUST BE HERE FOR A REASON WHAT'S THE TRUTH OF LIFE?"
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>>14186880

>doing fuck all

there is a difference between meaningless wagecucking 8hrs/day and doing fuck all. Not the same type of purpose and meaning crisis. neets are not the majority yet.
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>>14191915
And your proof for this claim is where exactly?
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>>14191937
>Most of you absolute niggers think of early humans as comic book caricatures, matter of fact most calories did not come from hunting down huge animals, but rather from abundantly available fruit, nuts, mushrooms, vegetables, insects and literally anything else edible. Early human palate is closer to that of a pig, rather than a wolf.
The sole reason human beings are even here is because we got shittons of calories from meat that we COOKED making it digest way fucking faster than usual thus rewarding us with way more energy from the equation. We didn't stuff ourselves full of berries and shit. We got meat 2 or 3 times a week, often skipped entire days not eating anything and ate gathered foods as snacks.
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>>14189855
I mean it increases 2x your chances of getting lucky and becoming filthy rich because of someone elses work and using your money to push stupid shit that cant work because of fundamental laws of physics
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>>14192011
>there is a difference between meaningless wagecucking 8hrs/day and doing fuck all
No difference that matters.

NEET's are apathetic at best, wagies just want to kill themselves.

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Essential honkpill lit?
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Capital Vol 1-3
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Camp of Saints

Has anyone who is not /pol/ read this? It's a blast, but people only want to talk about racism whenever it is brought up.
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>>14190962
Negroid masculinity and the warrior gene: (((mass immigration))), white women, and the bell curve
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harrassment architecture

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Avid reader and uni student here. My only passion has ever been books/reading, and I can't think of any other profession I would rather go for, I would be miserable in any other field. But I've heard the Editing and Publishing industry can be very difficult to gain a foothold in without connections, is this true? Is it just an impossible pipe dream that I should just give up now and not bother with?

I apologize if /lit/ is the wrong place for this thread, I just thought there might be some people familiar with it here. I'll move to /adv/ if needed.

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What books might this individual like?
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>>14191433
this was me and outside of obvious stuff like homer, plato, shakespeare, I really enjoyed seafaring tales like moby dick and robinson crusoe, and french blackpillers like celine and houellebecq
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If you're self aware enough to identify with this pic, then you're not too far gone
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>>14191917
Shut the fuck up retard. Not even my version is close to me.
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Elliot rogers manifesto
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Based gloomer brethren

Or is it just a way for nations to get rid of incels by using them as cannon fodder?
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>>14184821
>War hasn't been honourable since the Napoleonic wars.
American civil war, Zulu war, Franco-Prussian war, Spanish-American war...

Anon no...
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>>14184631
>>14189463
Achilles was a whinny bitch, so Zeus punished him.
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>>14184471
No. There's nothing glorious or honourable about using drones to do 99% of your dirty work. The only honourable combatants at this point are guerilla fighters.
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No, there cannot be courage or glory in anything unless Liberal media idealogues say so. You're a cringe incel if you believe in anything except things explicitly rubber stamped by several rounds of focus group trials backed by machine learning processed ad data harvested by international corporations. If Jews on Late Night Comedy shows are not exhorting it, it is immoral to believe it.

Conformity and comfort are the highest virtues. To actually believe in anything, as opposed to just wallowing in irony, is the greatest sin imaginable.
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>>14191502
good point

>Taught by Leibniz at the Court of Berlin, Princess Caroline had an 'ardent love of learning, and fondness for metaphysical knowledge' and frequently corresponded with her former tutor after moving to England.

Imagine!
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>>14191812
Stop anon. Liebniz was pure!
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>'ardent love of learning, and fondness for metaphysical knowledge'

Is this code?
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>>14191802
Leibniz was volcel though.
Imagine how thirsty Caroline was over a man that only cared about Jesus and Calculus and genociding t*rks.
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>>14191905
Nobody is more impure than those who inspire a love of learning, as "love of learning" is a desire for one's current understanding to be continually perverted and questioned. It is the greatest pleasure of every great teacher to have their own teachings perverted by their students beyond what they had envisioned.

>>14191916
Yes it's "being queer" on a level of being queer that is most queer.
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>>14192046
This is projection of your own mentality: you are ruled by your gonads, and so you assume everyone else is. Having a healthy relationship with your entire body is simply unimaginable to you, because you don't experience it.

Monthly Reading, November: Let The Right One In
https://mega.nz/#F!kmAzgC5C!w2wi3SxtlPwPpPWwwIRXiw

SFF Charts
https://mega.nz/#F!QyJVEQpL!utXEIGMAprWxM9GMGLxxtg

Threads, Other Charts, Recs, Release Dates, Downloads, etc
https://pastelink.net/sffglit

/sffg/ Group
https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1029811-sffg

SFF Novels Voting - ~24 hours per round
https://pastebin.com/BLqpC3mn


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>>14191979
One thing about you Jews i like is your swearwords. They actually sound like swearwords. Similar to German it just sounds right. I do hope that we can agree though that if there ever was such thing as a real life devil, it's George Soros.
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>>14191573
She is still a cunt in the witchwood crown series. Horse people are just garbage.
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>>14192250
>Horse people are just garbage.
Ahem.
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NEW THREAD
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NEW THREAD

Because I won't be available for rest of the day.
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>>14192188
yiddish swears are great because they sound exactly like english swears, but don't get official swear status, so you can say them wherever you want, including temple. you can call god a schmuck and all the rabbi can say is "yeah, that's fair"

as for soros he's not some "jewish mastermind". its a little ridiculous how nonsensical antisemites get over stupid conspiracy theories. you don't cite sources, you don't provide evidence, your only justification seems to be that jewish billionaires exist as if white, non-jewish billionaires don't outnumber every other ethnicity except maybe the chinese

like, I can understand why you revile black people even if I don't agree with it. the anti-jewish shit just sounds like the ravings of a lunatic. if you guys wanted to say billionaires in general had a secret cabal dedicated to controling the world id buy it, but my mom cant even afgord her apartment without a roommate. you're telling me she's got influence over world affairs?

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What does /lit/ think of the gospels?
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Ancient and/or religious literature is hard for me to get into.
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>>14190986
the ultimate meaning of based, and also gospelpilled

>>14191175
blasphemy
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>>14190986
The Bible for the most part is super fucking boring and I don't know why you guys keep pretending to read the whole thing cover-to-cover but the Gospels are legitimately pretty good, especially after you've been wading through however many hundreds of pages of awful verse and just the shrillest, most annoying Jewish self-loathing imaginable. The Jews fuck up, God punishes them with a plague or a foreign invasion or something, the Jews grovel and cry and jerk off about how horrible they all are, God forgives, repeat ad nauseum. And finally they just get sick of it and murder God and here we are now.

Sidenote, but Jesus is fucking terrifying. Totally not like pop culture Jesus who's a nice guy and kind of a hippy. He's got this quiet rage that keeps you on edge and says shit like "To him who has much he will have everything; to him who has little he will have nothing." I'd like to stay away from him but according to him you can't. We're all standing in his headlights.
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I really like John. I was sort of a puritanical zealot in my late teens so I thought the gospels were kind of gay and focused mostly on the epistles, but now that life has taken it's toll on me I find the epistles much more difficult and the Gospels inviting. In another time I might have joined Holy Orders, but the path of a young professional is fraught with with temptations. In the modern world it seems impossible to get ahead while remaining pure, and my job is so taxing that I think I'd die without the emotional support of a cute girl. I don't love money, but it seems wrong to throw away my career; shouldn't God have led me down a different path if I wasn't supposed to be here?
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>>14191712
>>The Bible for the most part is super fucking boring and I don't know why you guys keep pretending to read the whole thing cover-to-cover
The only boring parts are the 'historical texts' (I mean Samuel, Kings and Chronicles). The Numbers and Leviticus with autistic descriptions of ceremonies aren't the best either.
Everything else flows quite nicely.

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Where do I start with Dostoevsky?
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>>14190385
>mgw "Verbrechen und Strafe" statt "Schuld und Sühne"
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>>14185908
The Gambler
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>>14189690
MODS
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>>14189795
you're right, I completely forgot about Nietzsche.
I'll read another translation someday and see if it doesn't look so bad to me.
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>>14190274
No. The Idiot is terrible.

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ITT: Ideas that make most people angry
Everyone who pays taxes towards an entity should be held accountable for whatever crimes that entity commits.
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Yeah my Dad committed a crime when I was 10, since I am his beneficiary by law, I, too, should be punished to the full extent of the law.
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>>14192056
I didn't say "GOOD ideas that make most people angry"

Hey /lit/ i want to start with the greeks, can someone post a file dump with all the book in pdf/mobi files?
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fuck you
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collection?collection=Perseus%3Acollection%3AGreco-Roman
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>>14190600
Just ask and I'll tell you every book you need to read in the correct order. I'll do it in sections preferably.
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>>14190600
>>14191707
Just remember you also have to suit it to your own self.
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>>14191707
Not OP but I would be interested in this.

How much background in philosophy does someone really need in order to read 20th-21st century thinkers? It seems like required reading grows exponentially with time, since each text is in conversation with x others, each of which is in conversation with x others, etc..
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Do you have a topic that interest you? Then go and read the most influential thinkers in that field. Alternatively if there is a philosopher you want to read look up which philosopher he was influenced by and read that
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>reading philosophy
Cringe and wasteoftime pilled
Just watch shit on youtube for that. Reading books is strictly reserved for fiction novels
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>>14191978
>youtube
>fiction novels
>novels
Everything is fiction and novels are cringe. kys faggot

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Anti-brainlet thread
Since we are in the last days, recommend authors people should read
I'll start: Robert Hugh Benson
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>>14190423
based
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>>14190419
Number 4 is Hillaire Belloc and number 5 is Louis Vuiellot.
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>>14190023
Imagine the smell.
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>>14189919
Yevgeny Zamyatin
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