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>just turn off your brain bro!
is Camus the MCU of philosophy?
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>>14306677
What is the mcu?
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>>14307335
This
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>>14306677
Camus is a total meme
>Just be a nihilist bro only it's not nihilism because like DUDE ABSURDITY LMAO

No respectable philosopher pays any attention to him whatsoever.
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>>14307335
>>14307526
Camus is one of the few authors whose works really can just be reduced to statements like these. Pure trash.
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>>14307533
>>14308141
Lmao @ newfags trying to fit in. If he wasn't a meme with college hoes you would be sucking his dick along with Céline.

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What do you guys think about Hemingway's iceberg theory?
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>>14308078
That's just subtext and isn't an original idea.
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>bro I swear TSAR is a good book, you just have to read the words I didn't write
it was cope
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>>14308244
lmaooo
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There is no one right way to write a book. What makes Hemingway good is he had a philosophy of aesthetics undergirding his writing. His style is consistent, and there is purpose behind it. It works and he is one of my favorite bread and butter writers, though he’s not the best or brightest, you can learn a lot from reading him.
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>>14308078
Personally I liked his shotgun theory better.

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>he thinks he can be a good author
>he isn't severely mentally ill
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>>14309012
>>14309021
>>14309089
>>14309267
Its supposed to be Autism
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Does anyone else here have schizophrenia? Or just me.
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>>14309325
who are you talking to?
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Who here unironically actually has autism?

>inb4 everyone
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>>14309341
Hahaha

How is Thoreau’s translation of Walden? Is there any others to consider?
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>>14309193
Bump for answers please

Bookshelf thread
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I still can't believe Youtube finally banned him
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>>14307633
You can say that I like to read :^)
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>>14309169
doubtful
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>>14306517
The epitome of /fitlit/
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What subject/author would you like to see him tackle next?

> EXPLAIN DELEUZE TO ME OR I'LL FUCKING KILL YOU! DON'T DUMB IT DOWN INTO SOME VAGUE SHIT! EXPLAIN DELEUZE TO ME RIGHT NOW OR I'LL LITERALLY FUCKING KILL YOu! WHAT THE FUCK IS A BODY WITHOUT ORGANS? WHAT THE FUCK ARE RHIZOMES? DON'T DUMB IT DOWN OR I'LL FUCKING KILL YOU

Anyone??
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>>14309350
Your body isn't what you think it is... yet.
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Rhizomes are underground root systems
Didn't read the part about body without organs
Machines are important
Don't bug me more I'm drinking
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Can we ban these spamming faggots?

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What did Adorno mean by taking this photo of him?
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>>14308005
look at that smooth chest and the profile of his angelic face
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why did he need so many angles?
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>>14308614
I’m confused, is he taking a photograph of himself in a mirror? Why?
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>>14308619
it's what incels did when they had no internet
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Marveling at the proportions of this lad's head

Who did it better?
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>>14305174
Ulysses > > > Moby Dick > War & Peace > Infinite Jest

t. read all of those books in original
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>>14307444
how do you filter someone who is anonymous?
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>>14305273
Besides IJ they are contenders for the greatest novels ever written
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>>14305394
Ulysses is 700-800 some pages and Moby Dick is shorter by ~50k words
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>>14305174
Melville > Joyce > Tolstoy > DFW

>*solves marxism*
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>>14309180
kek
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>>14309180
Hahahahahhahhaah
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>>14309180
How does Buttertranny cope with getting btfod on a daily basis?
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>>14307304
Solves religion as well
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>>14307304
Please explain how he solved Marxism. I have only read The Technological Society.

>>14309180
Thank you for this based post.

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How many pages should one read a day?
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>>14307673
How new are you that you that you think butterfly is comes from /pol/?
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>>14307967
Yes, it's me. however, I remain homosexual.
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>>14307609
>More like how many books?
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>>14309004
But I mean your posts definitely seem less pig dog bullshit than before. But not by much :*
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>>14307609
50-100 pages or 1-2 hours depending on your speed. If you read too much I actually think it can be counterproductive, especially in modern times, we can’t digest it as well as people used to. I know Flaubert used to read 6-8 hours a day basically.

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Post your favorite poem or really any poem you like that fits in a 4chan post. I can never settle on one favorite but right now I'm liking "To a Waterfowl" by William Cullen Bryant, 1818.

Whither, midst falling dew,
While glow the heavens with the last steps of day,
Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue
Thy solitary way?

Vainly the fowler's eye
Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong,
As, darkly painted on the crimson sky,
Thy figure floats along.

Seek'st thou the plashy brink
Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide,
Or where the rocking billows rise and sink

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>>14308764
i'm gonna read your mom poetry, in bed, after we fuck
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>>14308531
The Battle of the Books
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>>14309079
Oh shit I didn’t realize that was written by Swift. Still relevant to Pope though.
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>>14308776
Your taste could not be worse.
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>>14308789
Fuck off retard

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What future awaits all languages of the world that aren't English?
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>>14307186
>Adopting english words.
>Transliteration of english words.
Already happening, a pretty common process in language history, doesn't destroy a language.
>More people learning english rather than native.
Probably will never happen.
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>>14307058
english is the new proto-world.
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>>14307058
>>14307186
Actually it's the reverse.
English is becoming the new global polyglot.
It's becoming muttified, simplified, a kind of pidgin.
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I don't think that an Anglophone country will continue to dominate the world for long enough for English to totally supplant the local language in many non-Anglophone countries.

I think as we head towards a multipolar world we're going to see the rise of other lingua francas like Chinese, Russian and maybe French or German among others.
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>>14308869
Any actual linguistic evidence for this supposed recent simplification? Keep in mind, English is already a pretty fucking simple language compared to most other European ones. No declension, comically simple conjugation, no diminutive or augmentative, very rigid and limiting word order... and its origin is a mess too, a (devolved) germanic language whose larger part of the vocabulary is actually of romance origin. Talk about muttification and simplification.

I’ve noticed that my attention span has become noticeably reduced. I can no longer read difficult philosophical works as quickly, and sometimes I just can’t read them at all. What is happening to my brain? Is the coomer meme real?
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>>14306366
xd I know but how the fuck do I sleep when I get fucking horny
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>>14306465
This.
I can't fucking do anything productive because this shitty online game has enslaved me with its fucking delicious drop rates and fun high stakes gameplay, or when I am doingnsomething else it is on youtube watching cheap fast content until the day passes and I didn't fucking work out
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>>14309416
>I can stop any time I want!
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>there are people here who go based on 4chan bro-science rather than actually doing the research themself
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>>14309462
I waste more hours on these worthless imageboards than most things desu, nofap wouldn't save me from this

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>When Gilgamesh rudely rejects her offer of marriage, an enraged Ishtar goes to her father Anu, threatening to raise the dead so they eat the living, unless he allows her to use the Bull of Heaven to kill Gilgamesh.

Is Gilgamesh the ancient Gigachad? He literally rejects the goddess of love, war and sex.
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>>14307459
thicc
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>>14307459
this might be Ereshkigal, though

also those talons are hot
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>>14307474
She was also a bitch. Only their common brother Utu wasn't an asshole.
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bump
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>>14307498

Remind me again how she was bitch? She seems to be always on the receiving end of something bad.

>gets kidnapped as a girl by the dragon Kur
>forced to be stuck in the underworld for all eternity after her uncle fails to save her
>underworld is a worse version of the above world
>first husband (the bull of heaven), dies repeatedly every summer
>first husband killed by sister one time for giggles
>sister tries to conquer her kingdom and succeeds in taking some of her power in the end
>second husband (Nergal), insults her emissary/son, bugs out after a 7 night stand, and then forces her into a co-ruler agreement.
>Also second husband maybe the son of her sister and brother

At least she gets to be the Queen of Humanity.

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It's been years and /lit/ cant still give a decent answer
>inbx retards saying why do you assume nothing as the natural state of things
Because entropy read a book
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>>14307305
duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuude like whooooooooooah wow dude just like whoa i have no idea dude holy crap i'm gonna have to go think about this, i never even thought about that before, like seriously i'd never even asked myself that
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>>14307305
The question is absurd.
There is something. There is nothing. You don't have to pick.
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>>14307405
Why would there be something?
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>>14308812
You just outed yourself as an embarrassing moron, but you already know that.
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>>14307305
Because if there was nothing we wouldn't be around to talk about it now would we?


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