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Poetry writers: describe your writing process when writing poems.
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I usually think of the meaning of the poem and then start writing and see what comes out. Edit and arrange as needed.
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i live my life in a way that attempts to set me up to be uber-inspired as often as i can be. doesn't end up being that often.

i think of writing poetry like sculpting, but instead of 3d space you're occupying it's time, or maybe a 1 dimensional line (same thing) (same goes for when i write music).

i only ever start writing when there's a strong feeling, positive or negative, that i need to capture quickly. sometimes a poem just makes me laugh, or i'm writing to make me laugh. i'll hear the first line in my head while i'm driving, say, and write it down, and then chisel out the rest of the poem from there.

if it's about something conceptual, though, i'll free write to get all the loose thoughts out of my head, then i get to the essence of what i'm trying to describe. like, i wrote a poem about this painting, but not before i wrote 3 pages of nonsense about why i loved it so much
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>>15015472

I think this is one of the more common processes. Similar to mine.
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>>15013995
I just write shit and see how it goes
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>>15013995
I masturbate and just before cumming I start writing, thus transferring the luck portion to my hand and on the paper. In fact I used this method for this response.

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that 4chan has to filter his name to Based.
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who?
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I also love Ngugi wa Thiongo
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>>15016501
https://www.google.com/search?tbs=sbi:AMhZZiuayxBZmGXfbEfJdkjaSFmL8W8uWx0H-erupxGrwh9Zov4NbyOGT04Su5diWBJZ9U6hjBgSXGw1qXbQhpu1VtnYnukJzT0oC_15PhAFP-eJgP-oJifoIMP5NKXfr6w910GOcgRA4kI5KOY8ngQjPw44660baSJ7sFWkaaqPtuqHG0j0kVhsDL7SFSr0yR_1GU86mIamZNyDtCD3db7dRdbG8J-SacV2CfxCX4JzRRLgty7IC1LcE_1j7g4zyJ8cBDOT_1OZGtfQioM7We5KQOknAWia49YQuu0MTmyBwJzUQN67dAMSsO1_1pNL7CEDXDPgkJKAyG3e_1

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Been really enjoying the Plague, but I feel that some of the philisophical points are too enigmatic. Does anybody have links to some discussion/papers?
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>>15015921
Also, as a follow-up: Are there any good critiques of existentialism?
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>>15015921
Existentialism is a cope that makes life seem a bit cooler to escape utter nihilism.

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What should I read in front of art hoes to make them approach me?
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>>15016445
/lit/ hates all kinds of visual art, don't even try
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>>15014744
Men are supposed to approach women not the other way around you pussy.
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>>15015022
/fa/ approves
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>>15014777
Too overt--also it's the college male pseudointellectual's book
A book of DFW essays (or Jane Austen) would be more attractive
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>>15014744
Any Joan Didion essay collection.

The White Album if you want to appear artsy.
Political Fictions if you want to appear wise.
Salvador if you want to appear to care about POC.

How can I de-Hume and de-Kant myself? I’m so indulged in their world views that I cannot take upon metaphysical quests that so many of /lit/ are pursuing.
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>>15015538
Yes he's continental, anything before Frege and that it's origin is neither the US nor the UK, is continental
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>>15015318
i know that feel
waiting to meet another interesting woman
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>>15015724
I didn't say that to be a pure intuition means "necessary or universal." See, I stuck to Kant's language so you could read my position and have it make sense. I don't know what you're on about.
What does universal development mean?
What do you mean by clear limits? As ideas? As definitions?
Your use of the term 'precondition' is bizarre if not qualified.
>dimensional substances
Look, change for example is a form of sensible intuition in general (not time), but it is not known a priori or 'purely.'
>Kant's Aristotelian universe
bro I can't read your mind, there's so much that's unclear in what you just said.
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>>15015741
Isn't Hume Scottish?
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>>15016368
I think he's saying Hume did capital-C Continental philosophy not that he was from the continent.

Are human beings inherently good or evil?
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good thread
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good, then evil, then good again (but only sometimes)
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Are chimpanzees good or evil? Sometimes chimp is funny monke, sometimes he rips your balls off
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>>15016529
>Jamie, pull that up...
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>>15015993
Both.

enjoy
make sure to crit and not just post
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Some people fancy the idea of dying a whole lot, and this leverage is invaluable in tricking people into thinking that there is, at the end of this cragged tunnel, a light. Morrison will tell you, and sometimes his wife and his children:

“There is no light, there is no god. And you’re lucky that buckets of dog shit are only just less interesting than you or we would be toying with them instead. Injecting life in and out of them repeatedly and each time measuring how long it takes them to balance a checkbook, or demograph reception on colorful phonebook advertisements for automobile glass repair!”

Er, ex-wife.
And ex-children.
Since reasonably disowned by either.

Dog shit is capable of no such things. It probably would be however, should it be wrapped in skin and zapped with electricity over and over again.

Anyways,

Evans will have numerous mosfets (secured in the rear of the spinal column) switched off. He will be immobilized and carted off deep into the guts of the facility, strapped on top of a sort of metal gurney designed to fit the contours of most any human body. Evans is then covered with binfulls of sensors and magnets. Some are taped on, some are injected into his veins or fused to his nerves. Next, Morrison will oversee what The Sphere likes to call a “rewrite”, not to be mistaken by an erasure, which removes print entirely. In the end, all the parts are still there, they can just be reassembled into a more convenient configuration, one that uses things like fear and hope more properly.
For instance, Evans used to be afraid of large dogs, because they used to bark ferociously at him from across fences or yards. Now, the motor skills he once used to cower from them will be used to be afraid of human beings with skin of a different color that he would run into every now and then, from across fences and yards. He will pretend to not understand them and have a disgusting curiosity towards their ‘backhanded’ motives and (perceived) secrecies.
According to the itinerary, which Morrison hadn’t bothered to know about, a continent southern bay area city called Portico required more racist individuals to fill its quota to more stable levels. The area had a reputation for such a thing and progressivism wasn’t on the ‘Section Operating Standards’ roster. For now.

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Once cooled, the ashes of Evans and many others will be cooked into cakes of silicate and chopped up into little tiny rocks that buzz a little bit when you fuse them with copper and wind them up. What are, after all, computers but rocks that we’ve luckily happened upon tricking into thinking. Some of these rocks have already been baked before this event and told specific sets of instructions on how to behave: What cells to talk to about the weather, what fluids to drink and then piss away after tracing them with helpful nutrients, and why you need to stay inside alveoli Y-674A and not in alveoli Y-674B, silly nanobot.
Finely engineered by the gods themselves -earning sixty-five thousand dollars annually of grant money- what a talkative, helpful, and staunch colony of rocks! Eating away at the viscera and sinews, replacing them with small tubes and pumps containing armies of ones, zeroes and liquid coolant. How thorough. How personal.
A hundred more just like Evans would be scrapped and rebuilt today. They’d be put onto planes and flown all over the country, ending up in cities both big and small where unwittingly, the robots would collide into one another, bounce around, and get dizzy before returning home and falling asleep.
When the power is switched back on inside of him, he will awaken, shivering and new, reborn in a sensational bareness that aches to be filled again with the poetry of the bright, shiny world around him. He won’t be able to walk, at first. He won’t even be able to remember his own name. He’ll be able to do nothing but grin and grin until anything and everything that he may come across slowly chips away at him and weathers him into a slippery and perfect stone one could effortlessly skip across the entire river Amazon.
A lot of people wish that just once in their entire life, that they could fuck somebody like this. But nobody fucks like the government.

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“You’ve picked a pretty good one here, Morrison.” Said Holtz.
“Now, you know I didn’t pick this one out. Some computer did it for me.”
“Jeez, just making conversation here. Of course you didn’t. Doesn’t stop us from acting like we’ve had anything to do with it for the sake of pretending to be interesting.” Holtz sipped at his coffee. “Didn’t even bother to get to know the guy, huh? Just plucked him out of the world and plopped him down in here.”
“You know we don’t have time for that sort of thing.”
“Sure, but we can pretend.”
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>>15015509
>My prose
I don't see what's wrong with it. It's get my readers hooked and invested into my story. I often try not to fluff it up too much with needless words and the obvious. I definitely try to keep it as close as I can to what a person would say or act if they were placed in these events. Anyways with this story I wanted to challenge myself and come up with it on the spot and I did pretty good, considering the feedback I got from it.
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Bumpue
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I love. I hate. I don't know why.
But where they cross, I'm crucified.

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“If you live the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.” -Lin chi

''“If you want to perceive and understand objectively, just don’t allow yourself to be confused by people. Detach from whatever you find inside or outside yourself – detach from religion, tradition, and society, and only then will you attain liberation. When you are not entangled in things, you pass through freely to autonomy.”
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>>15015629
So, which Zen Master said Zen was anything about being deferential to the claims of New Age quacks?
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>Or better yet, what Nagarjuna text is vital?
for mahayana, all vedas and Upanishads are the vital source texts
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>>15015914
Zen Masters reject that sutra study has anything to do with Zen or that they have any more value than (used) toilet paper.
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>>15015923
So are you like a zen version of a fundamentalist baptist? What would the Zen Masters (pbuh) have to say about namefagging?

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Transurfing by Vadim Zealand
>not only a model of reality but techniques how to play with it
Truly the most chad metaphysics
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>>15016019
Sounds interesting enough, I will.
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>>15016021
especially the pendulums section is quite good, how social conditioning feeds off people and redirects their life especially biggest one now is corona
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>>15015239
literally just gurus trying to sell their life coaching "service". How you people take these trash pseuds seriously is beyond me
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>>15016330
hes a scientist
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>>15015877
What does he suppose makes for these variations? It seems ignorant of cause-and-effect, though I suppose maybe it's meant to usurp that conception of reality.

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Does /lit/ keep a journal?
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I try too, but its difficult to stick to it
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>>15015814
I learned some very basic bookbinding and made one. I recommend all the highly /lit/erary patrician anons to do the same. https://youtu.be/Xan-70TkDJs
Don't know what to write in it though. Any ideas?
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>>15015814
I keep a dream journal, though it's discouraging in that almost every morning I have nothing to report.
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That video is supremely cozy
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>>15015814
Do you anon?

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Christian discord server
https://discord.gg/vMm37dA
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This is not our condition. There is no sufficiency in this place for all there is, is insufficient in itself. This imperfect life is striving for life and this struggle is deceived through minor satisfactions, ''Do not be deceived by the filling of the belly'', into continuation, into indulging in Telesis Gnomike, the choosing between this or that according to our fallen personhood. The resolution of minor deficiencies allows the major ones to be set aside, to remain deficient. As such all living is self-affirmation in the future, it is the stretching of one's self into time and other equally deficient things. ''Whoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it''. The only way out of this insufficiency is not to hope for anything, for divinity does not stand after something, it is ever present, as life is whenever someone sleeps.
Are there any books that convey something similar to this, this sort of theist-gnostic nihilism?
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What are the essential dualist literature? Especially gnostic. Mmonists brigade a narrative that is ignorant of real suffering choosing the view that 'freedom' is just, even though it entails suffering, therefore it fails the test of logic and cannot be considered a real solution to the problem of evil. The world still remains inhospitable regardless of this apparent freedom, we are still souls who fell into gross matter, with our previous state being ultimately superior, therefore, how could one be a 'monist' knowing this?
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read Philip K Dick. Work your way through his major fiction, then read the Exegesis
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>>15016306
I want to give that lion a Flintstones vitamin fruit gummy.
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>>15016306
The Questions of John
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>>15016312
isn't the exegesis like 1k pages?
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>>15016319
Based.
However I always was sceptic of normal Gnosticism because of the dualism and complete animaterialism

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Which Nobel Prize laureates are actually worth reading?
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>>15016020

I was referring specifically to the statutes of the prize, which value things along the lines that I'd used with that two word phrase "liberal humanist". To be fair it's been a long time since I read the statutes and they may have since changed but the point is that they don't value truth above all other considerations and this necessarily degrades the value of the prize.

In any case I really don't think the prize would have been given to those people if they didn't have some sort of life-affirming pro-human message immanent in their works (or could be reasonably construed in same terms), even if it's buried under a heavy dose of gulag horror or whatever. I mean "liberal" in its real, classical freedom-sense of course, together with humanism in a simple pro-human sense. Without making a value judgment about Nick Land, say, you won't see them giving him a Nobel for literature. Or a Eugene Thacker. At about this point, one could reasonably criticize my invocation of the word "value" itself...
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>>15013958
Which novels did you like the most?
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Canetti's best work by far are lowkey his three volume memoirs btw.
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>>15013888
The ones I actually read that were good are
Handke
Vargas Llosa
Saramago
Kenzaburo Oe
Morrison (yes she is good)
Cela
Octavio Paz
Goldling
And the greatest of all, Gabo
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>>15013888
Knut Hamsun


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