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>"I am a sick man.. I am a spiteful man. I am the hoochie coochie man"

What did he mean by this?
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>>15001026
Obviously, he's a blues man
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Okay, I'll stop
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You can kill yourselves though
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>>15001026
>>15001094
>>15001335
>>15001340
DON'T WORRY BOYS WE'RE GOING TO TAKE THIS THREAD TO PAGE 6!!!!!!111
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>I guess I'm the end I was the a ass man all the long
What did Sancho mean by this?

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Alright what's his best book?

hardmode: why
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>>15001476
janitors do not have access to poster information, stupid hylic. i know that is redundant
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>>15001412
>assuming some random guy is the person you debated then calling them but pained

eh, you have latent issues also calling everyone a "hylic" is kindof embarrassing inb4 no u

>>15001416
that too

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>>15001463
>>15001472
these are all the same guy
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>>15001702
>these are all the same guy
At least he's slightly changed his gimmick from "naive wonderful student vs wise teacher" to "based memespam"

>>15001237
I think the muslims have given up posting in guenon threads
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>>15001237
Fpbp based pneumatic
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>>15001237
/thread

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Post your latest diary entries
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"I hate her"
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Doxycycline appears to have treated my amoebic dysentery.
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>>15000174
I think I am romantically screwed. I have noticed I am only attracted to two kinds of men: the ones who are pure and noble souls, and they have the goodness that I don't have. They are the exact kind of men who should be more common, and if everyone had a friend like them then the world would ultimately be beautiful and there would be no wars!

And then there are the ones whose masculinity were tested, and they are the kind of men I want to be like. They are prime examples of men, but at what price? Such tests come with high risk and cost thus extremely rare, especially ones that aren't dead or permanent damaged let alone in one piece. Most men these days are too comfortable, and prefer comfort.

Recently, I've been pondering about my infatuation with this one war hero who was tested under fire. What is it about him (my idea of him) that appeals to me? He suffers from PTSD, and he paid a price to be the kind of man he is. But, I want that. I want to be scarred the same way. I too want to have my eyes opened. I rather die the death of a philosopher, warrior, or martyr than live a long life as a weak, soft, and comfortable coward reminiscent of Nietzsche's Last Man. If I can't, then at least I want such a man to be my mentor and fill me up with his manliness. There is something to revere about what such a man brings back from the high of war.
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>>15000181
this, but longer
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>>15000174

As I am not stupid, I do not keep a diary.

Are we getting less cultivated as a society, in response to the decline of public access to literature ?
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>>14998899
Abetter question is why doesn't everyone have access to every piece of information ever catalogued? Why do you have to pay a service just to look at scientific papers?
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>>14998899
Kick all the homeless out
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>>14998909
what in the
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>>15001200
>In fact, the homeless wouldn't congregate in libraries if there were no homelessness at all! Imagine that!

I assume you already shelter at least 2 homeless people with that fucking holier than thou attitude of yours?
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>>14998909
you know a nigga be hitting his groove when indubitably comes out

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Will the whole of Edgar Allan Poe's literary corpus ever be appreciated, or are the forgotten corners doomed to remain in dusty shadows?
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>>15000792
Did his cat have a racist name?
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>>15000792
I didn't like his mystery works.
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>>15000792
post more asian girls wearing fishnets and i'll tell you
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>>15000792
Yes.

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For me as a 27 years old NEET and nearing wizard there is one fundamental question that always bothers me browsing the chans. I can relate when people tell something about [insert topic of specific thread], but when it comes to describing their daily routine for whatever reason there is this one universal description which always leaves me clueless to what it means. They say something like "well and my day goes the following: Wake up, have breakfast, read the newspaper, go to the bus," ... and then, as if it explains simply everything about the next 10 hours of their day, as if it was self-descriptive and understanding to everyone, just one word to fill all these hours: "Work" ...
Whatever then comes after this I can understand again. But this 10 hour gap between reading the newspaper and arriving home and possibly read a book and go to bed eventually, is just fascinating to me and at the same time frightening. Often people on the chans don't even feel the need to concretise what sort of job they have as if all jobs out there were actually the same thing and there is barely any difference, as if the only thing that matters is to be at a certain place or doing certain things for a consistent and measured quantity of time, and as if it was not at all about the content of what you are doing but about the form of performing a certain act for hours at a time. I can understand that in many then in the evening are exhausted and don't really have much energy, it just leaves me puzzled that this simple one word explains everything, who ever has a job is a made-man it seems, done with life and no need for further aspirations. If you have a job you don't need to further justify who you are or what you do, it's like a free pass to have an approved existence in our society, this really seems very attractive to me I have to admit. There is then nothing to do but keeping the job, waking up and sleep, and the other aspects of life just sort of are fixed with this, there is not much else to worry or legitimize. And I am not delusional I am certain that this is the future that awaits me, that is, if I manage to score a job.
[cont.]
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>>14999975
the only way to achieve happiness is to contribute. contribution occurs within a context ("I hunt meat so my wife can get fat tits as she suckles my children and so i can dominate dave who is being an ass and hurting the tribe").

mass society leverages this motivation to contribute in ways that to a lot of people they don't realize. but to some people the pesky question "why" enters into their mind. if you were hunting for your wife's big, fat tits, you wouldn't even question it.

but now this impulse to contribute to a community has been repurposed for many. some can wing it, some can be amazing, some sit at their computers and just ask "why?".

they do it because they feel the need to contribute. if you don't have a community to contribute to, or can realize that community is hard to square with mass society, then you start asking that question. and there's no answer.
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>>14999975
>>14999978
So you're saying that work is some kind of performance? You're definitely right. It's kind of like being in the military. Know your rank, kiss some ass, make sure you at least look busy. Not hard but, yeah, definitely a performance.
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I'm the same as you in every regard OP and have wondered the same thing for years. I think people are a bit sheepish because as other anons have mentioned a lot of people don't do a whole lot at work.

People omit details in the same way when talking about sex as well, they say 'one thing led to another and we had sex' and never fill in the blanks. I can understand that it's a sensitive topic and you don't want to lay your private life and entire human experience bare like that but for someone who is never going to have sex it would help to have some clarification.
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>>15001099
I'm a wee bit jealous of people whose work is generally just a performance. The folks who say how little they can get off with doing in their day-to-day, or that they have to be at work for Y hours but can finish the work in X hours and fuck around or just work slower to stretch it out. I work at a grocery store and god damn it I don't stop, and it has nothing to do with the instagram illness of the moment, my work has stayed the same before as it now is during as it will remain after. But meanwhile, our store is doing overnight renovations and it bothers me to see the foreman of the construction crew sitting around on a laptop with a hardhat on waiting to go inspect what his guys just did when they finish it. Because I know he probably gets paid supremely. But meanwhile I can't stop racing to clean up some mess that the idiotic monkeys who worked before me felt too entitled too have to stoop to doing.

Some jobs are definitely performance, but there's quite a few where, as some anons scoff at the 8-hour workday like "I can't even imagine being there that long, what would I even do?", meanwhile I'm in the boat of thinking I need another hour or two to actually get my workload done (and not that I want to be there 9-10 hours, I don't, but 7-8 hours isn't actually enough time for me to do what I need to do).
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>>15000363
I gave up at like line 4

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What do you picture this fine gentleman reading?
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>>14996922
Never Was Human
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>>14996908
Bronze Age Mindset
Selfie, Suicide
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>>14996908
Mishima
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>>15000884
Based
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>>14996908
>Now I admire Bruce Lee, I do

Is romance transgressive or even taboo in the age we live in? If I want to be as edgy as possible should I fall in love?
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>>15001525
Why?
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>>14999831
Not even close. Society is oversexed to the max. The most based thing you can do right now is be straight and celibate.
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>>15001531
Because your a whore
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>>15001561
Men can't be whores
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>>15001680
S I M P

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Where to start reading if I want to get into post modern philosophy without starting from the Greeks?
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it would be extremely painful
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>>15001533
Quine.
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Read this faggot
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Inictooculi
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>>15001533
Start with the Greeks.

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What is the best self help book?
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>>15000219
"Think And Grow Rich", by Napoleon Hill
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None of them.
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>>15000219
"How to Drug People and Rape Them" by Amelia Snodgrass.
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>>15000219
Goggins
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PSYCHOCYBERNETICS

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Was Shankara the wisest sage/philosopher of all time?
Pill me more on his method and wisdom as well as advaita vedanta.
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>>15001488

Telling people they are secretly "God" but with a serious case of brain-damage and amnesia is not only dishonest but blasphemous.
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>>15001495
Cringe. Refuted.
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>>14997789
Дa.
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>>15001501
The only thing being refuted is yourself since you can't even make a case.
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>>15001485
>All you need is Christ, desu.
Very based.

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He didnt even kill anyone
what a bitch
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>>15001591
fuck this shitty book. can't believe I had to read it in school
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>>15001607
What's bad about it?
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>>15001641
He veers off into a weird rant about a crush he had in elementary school and its CAAARRRINGE. Atleast he doesnt get bored halfway through the book and bring in ayy lmos like kurt vonnigut

What are some good books on the topic of resentment, envy and wasted youth? After 27 years I’ve finally started having these feelings and don’t really know how to proceed.
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>>15000316
Try not to waste your time on resentment. Just grow your bravery and take actions with a measured and light heart.
Everyone eventually feels their youths were wasted. Let it go. Live in the Now, fight for the future.
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>>15000585
Quality response
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>>15000316
Envy is a capital sin, the antidote to which is gratitude and goodwill towards neighbor.

"You shall not covet your neighbor's goods."

Proverbs 14:30
A tranquil heart is life to the body, but envy rots the bones.

Proverbs 27:20
Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

2539 Envy is a capital sin. It refers to the sadness at the sight of another's goods and the immoderate desire to acquire them for oneself, even unjustly. When it wishes grave harm to a neighbor it is a mortal sin: St. Augustine saw envy as "the diabolical sin." "From envy are born hatred, detraction, calumny, joy caused by the misfortune of a neighbor, and displeasure caused by his prosperity."
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>>15000316
>wasted youth
sounds like a stupid punk rock band. There's nothing to resent. My older self seems to be an ultimate conqueror and master of my younger self. It is a perverse prostitution that western culture idolizes youth when traditional eastern culture knows properly to put it in its place. Filial piety is what gives you thousand year civilizations, not some slavish appreciation of some youthful fad just because some sparkling cutie seems to be the advertiser. The young ought to be properly disciplined. Nothing is sadder than an oldfag who envies the newfag. He should be strung up and hung by his paunches.

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Does he have original ideas?
Why no serious philosopher has attempted a refutation or a continuation of his work?
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>>14999363
Introduction to the Study of the Hindu Doctrines brother...... PEACE be upon YOU
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>>14999429
I did have procreative sex with my wife already, brother. As Guenon (pbuh) taught us, one should only engage in such practices contemplatively, and only when the wife is ritually pure and can conceieve.
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>>14997793
>Does he have original ideas?
No, that is what made him (pbuh) so based in the first place...
He (pbuh) merely transmitted the Ancient Atlantean Hyperborean Perennial Wisdom.....
(pbuh)....
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>>14997815
>perennialist
>muslim
>but also advaitist
He retroactively refuted himself when he took a muslim initiation
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>>15001614
>one should only engage in such practices contemplatively
So based..... PBUH......
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>>15001623
Based...... PBUH.....
>>15001638
Hylic! Cringe!

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