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The great debate. Left wing philosophers vs Right wing philosophers. Who wins?
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Why is hitler a philosopher lol
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>>17647035
oh boy, to understand that you need to educate yourself about neo-Hyperborean thought
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>>17644935
The final reduction is good vs evil
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>>17647158
yes, everyone vs the Jews (with the exception of those who renounce their Judaism)
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>left wing
>right wing
No such thing. Stop being a niggercattle.

Hey, bros.

Recently replayed this old gem and now I have an itch for similar stories.

Any suggestions on stories about fucked up families that explores their perversions and supernatural angle.

Think Brothers Karamazov and, well, Clive Barker (who wrote this game's plot)

Thanks in advance
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ada or ardor

What books do I like?
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>>17646731
The Iliad
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>>17646731
lost horizon?
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>>17646740
/thread
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>>17646731
I'm guessing that you are some tribal living in the Amazon. So, probably some manual about how you can weaponize poisonous frogs.
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>>17646731
Biology and geography textbooks?

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Why was the literary art yielded to women? Why isn't the modern male reading anymore?
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>>17646115
Hey big boy, the smart word you wanted to use is spelled *casuistry
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>>17645375
Do you think aristocratic men sat around an read fiction? It has always been a female domain
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HOT
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Videogames changed a lot
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>>17647091
Verne was popular among aristocrats, as was Sherlock Holmes. Mythology was more their thing, with stories of heroism and such being common. Some even wrote fiction. Though it's a different matter if they ever published them.

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right about what?
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>>17644201
>conservative
>couldn't conserve anything
Sounds like he wasn't
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>>17644201
yeah he was right wing
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>>17644201
Even Derrida likes this nigga. Of course
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>>17644201
hoo dat

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>First one to define art in a holistic manner that can include all works accepted by the art world as art (up to the present time), but does not allow everything to be called art, gets to stay on my aircraft

What literature would help you in this situation?

Can someone please explain to me what this poem fucking means.
What is the meter? It seems like he cut the lines off wily nily. If someone who knows how to read poetry could explain this shit to me I would be grateful.
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>>17646884
Honestly i couldn't tell you. I'd google it for some extra context. I'd guess it's some metatextual handshake.
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That’s not even coherent English, let alone a thought provoking poem. There are so many poets to read, why waste your time with this outsider-art schizobabble?
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>>17646884
The first two capitalized words are platonic abstractions: "Excuse" isn't any old excuse, it's the "Excuse," the very idea of an excuse, and "Me" isn't me, it's every "Me" on Earth. So salesmen are selling Excuses - not just for me, but for Me. (I think.) Also, he says that a "salesman is an it," which suggests that a salesman can not only be a person, but also a thing selling itself ("whether to please itself or someone else") - such as education or democracy. As for the last set of capitalized words, I'm guessing he's abstracting the experience of "Thinking We've Met [something] Before.]" Notice how he doesn't capitalize "subhuman rights" - it suggests that there exists no such idea in platonic form (it's not real). There's a contradiction there. Subhumans don't have rights, so if they're selling it, they're selling a lie. So the last idea is (perhaps - it kind of all reads like the drunken ramblings of a hobo) that "subhuman rights" is an experience trying to sell itself to poor rubes - as long as anyone is considered subhuman, that person won't have rights. Maybe. Possibly.
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>>17646995
>Outsider art
>E.E.cummings
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I don't understand how the subhuman stuff relates. Most of the poem is hating on selling, the subhuman stuff seems tacked in.

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>for sale, orang shoes, 30 leaves

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What is the worst popular nonfiction you've read? The genre doesn't get enough hate imo
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Get a load of this Phoebe, he thinks a non-fiction book can only be good if published by academic press

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My favourite modern authors are Conrad, Joyce, Pynchon and McCarthy. I quite like Borges, but in the small doses he so wisely prescribed.
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>>17646767
Yes, some pages have about 3 words and a period on them. Its not really that long.
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>>17646778
OK, thanks, anon, I'll give it a try
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The sex parts are really cringy and there are many.
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>>17646767
its awful and cringy compared to any of those writers. it doesnt come together at all and you will be severly dissapointed. im a slow reader and it wasnt worth it at all. but it is more like 400 pages. the concept is very much derivative of borges' book of sands, pale fire and some very forced stream of consciousness. also barth's lost in the funhouse. of course non of these influences mesh at all and lack purpose.
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>>17646964
OK, thanks, anon, I think I won't give it a try. Sounds shit. I like Book and Sands and Pale Fire, but more because they are funny than because of le mindbending. And they're both short.

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Which writers would be "cancelled" were they alive today and their controversial remarks made public?
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>>17646795
Stop writing like a faggoted tranny you redditor piece of shit
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>>17646795
Roseanne
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>>17646795
gina carano you commie fuck
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>>17646037
>McCarthy is almost certainty racist
I don't think so, but has anyone read The Stonemason? It's his only work in which the main character isn't a cracker.
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>>17646037
>>17646958
>The Stonemason is a play in five acts by American writer Cormac McCarthy, written in the late 1980s and first performed in 1995. It concerns a Southern black family based on one McCarthy spent many months working with.
He isn't.

>couldabeen worse
Jesus
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Its could of been worse, so what?

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Is "le based" uncle ted proof that only people completely out of contact with reality believe in the intrinsic value of any development as to whether or not it has a negative or positive effect on "the human race."
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>>17646843
I have no idea what your wordsalad means but fuck tedtrannies
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>>17646843
What about progressives and humanists?
They literally worship humanity and its development towards a better society, and I don't think you can say most of these people are exactly uncle-Ted-level of out of touch.
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>>17646851
it means that only a person who doesn't have contact with or an organization of reality in their mind (psychotic) could believe that the gross effect any particular object abstract or real has on the human race has any specific intrinsic value.

>>17646879
what your describing is essentially rhetorical masturbation. Ted Kacyknzi is used this same type of stragety by making himself believe that he was the savior of human race from industry by bombing some computer stores and professors.
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>>17646890
Are you saying humanists and progressives doing political advocacy and whatever they do on Twitter is equivalent to bombing people through the mail?
There's a big difference there.

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I treat every /lit/ chart as a Course and it's fun.
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>>17646810
Some people on this board in general seem unable to read any book without having it sanctioned by /lit/ first.
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>>17646826
>needing colorful thumbnails on a smartphone-sized grid in order to commit to reading books
ngmi
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>>17646270
>>17646270
Do you mean the one with the picture of evola in the middle?
Honestly, it's one of most aesthetic charts I've ever seen. Great design and feels.
At least you aren't a brainlet like me who never contributed anything.
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>>17646103
Take the humility pill anon. It's good for the soul.
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I made the Burgerpunk chart as a joke because I used to use indesign for work. Everyone saved it because it’s pretty, not because the list is good lol. Just had fun with it, y’know. It’s even on the wiki.

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Is he legitimate or yet another pseudo intellectual who captures his audience in partial truths wrapped in cool sounding ideas? Is there is any dirt on the guy? Or reviews of his work that don't immediately lick his balls?
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>>17640291
Maybe because of the irony that you have no actual skin in the game when said game is played with financial instruments.
I.E. unlike hunting for survival or or whatever example you may think of.
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Self-hating Arab who LARPs as a Med out of shame and flies into a rage when his embarrassing Med supremacist LARPing is challenged.
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>>17639908
When he said he sold, the price was higher than it is now, so it makes him smart since he's already able to rebuy lower.
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>>17639822
He is based
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>>17639822
Legitimate, not worth reading if you aren't an active trader. I think bizraelis should definitely read the Incerta quartet. Anything he wrote not on the topic of randomness/probability or markets has the potential to be pseud. Taleb is a contrarian to a fault, he has some pretty bad takes on things that aren't his specialty.




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