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I got about 60k words of something.
Basically its about third shift workers in rural midwest and the internet/power goes out and hijinks ensue. lots of rambling and weird stories, includes a massive flashback chapter for the mc.
Honestly it’s just based on the real world. You put all the weird things together and leave out most of the boring shit.

That sounds awesome. The Midwest is key in my story as well
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>implying pic related wasn't the writing on the wall
>tHiS Is mY ReDeMpTiOn aRc
I can’t blame Atlas for not standing up for Woolston’s irredeemable shit. I blame her for printing it in the first place.
She put herself in that situation by rushing the issue out. As I said above, I blamed this on a quick release schedule and suggested a bimonthly distribution instead. Now I see that this is just apathy on Atlas’ part. She doesn’t care. When this one is rushed out she can just blame it on whoever is most convenient at that moment.
Transgressive fiction novel. It's not about literally me by the way. It's about a daytrader, his maid, and a prostitute (female).

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Anyone know books are so long when short stories convey as much emotion and storytelling in <50 pages?
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Yeah I wasnt sure that was right I was also drunk sorry lol but you get the analogy

I got ADD ever since I got the internet back. Been reading mostly short stories for now.
This is not true, btw
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>Anyone know books are so long when short stories convey as much emotion and storytelling in <50 pages?

>"Brevity is the soul of wit."
Huh, looks like Shakespeare was right again.
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(Yes, XKCD guy is a bit of a shitlib but never mind, we can still make use of him.)

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wtf, he was based all along?
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Damn, coming to /lit/ and seeing a quality post like this after overdosing on the retardation of the high traffic boards is a great pallet cleanser. My mind is filled with trash.
>no, they derive in a rational way from their material causes and they have a great meaning to those that use them for their benefit as well as those who suffer by them. just stop typing you pseud
Irrational in respect to unalienated humanity. For Marx, alienated humanity is irrational. He assumes that what humans are doing in history is striving for something they all want, which is freedom from necessity. The ruling class imposes themselves as a master over the laboring class in an attempt to achieve freedom from necessity, but Marx sees various inherent problems with this, similarly to how Hegel sees the tension in the master/slave dialectic. Marx just sees it as a REAL tension, played out between real people without reference to Hegel's Idea.

This is why Marx still makes reference to concepts like "contradiction". He is still basically an idealist, he just insists that he has broken from Hegel because he removed the Idea and said "it's just Man doing things!". But he assumes there is a universal subject Man that is alienated from itself through broken up subjectivities, through various institutions like class and religion and such. Man is the same as the Idea for Marx, gradually realizing itself through history, until the point in the future where it can achieve a unity with itself and rationally pursue its desires, which he takes to be freedom from necessity.

But if real human beings are actually not alienated manifestations of a potential universal subject, then the Marxist project is just to force the universal subject to exist. Which is a genocidal impulse, one that isn't specific to Marx. It's in Hegel too.
you're a gullible retard
nice word salad faggot
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Sorry, thought you had read Marx.
S-tier challenge: explain how this excerpt proves your point without resorting to meaningless word salad

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I just found out I am slightly farsighted now after studying for an exam for the last month with my eyes hurting. I had 20/15 vision before.
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you made that first part up

>The Book starts with a story of your wife cheating on you with BBC

>The Story ends with the denunciation against all women as a collective species inferior to men.

And this was just one story which sets the stage for the further 1001 nights, It's going to be Kino.

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have you ever read a line so bad that you had to stop reading?
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That line where she says blacks have a natural talent for music made me cringe too.
Don't think it's bad in the same way OP meant, but the part in American Psycho where Bateman is using a power drill to turn the mouth of a woman into a loose onahole and then fucking it was actually gratuitous enough that the thought of it made me feel queasy and needed to put the book down for a moment. I didn't mind any of the rest of the gore, but that part got to me.
race to the bottom nowadays, descent into the abbyss
thus spoke zarathustra
That part in Dispelling Wetiko where after repeating the same shit for half the book he starts pointing fingers at certain groups like all the problems of the world are because of the people who don't agree with the authors political opinions. Dropped it there.
I wouldn't be that harsh. The medium has potential, and it really shines when directors or mangaka stray away from that tropey slop. Ghibli almost does that, but most of their movies are glorified Disney flicks in the end.

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>Gender neutral language is standard in governmental, private sector and academic writing and publications
>BCE has overnight replaced BC
Anyone else notice there was a cultural revolution in English over the last 5 years?
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weaponized retards on twitter is what most of this comes from .... it's amazing how these people ruin everything they come into contact with... i mean, bondage force fem comic are fun, but then you gotta deal with the eldely archibishop in drag who is very serious and unfunny.

i hate priests and authoritarian types
>the strange thing about this is that English already is a gender neutral language in that, unlike most other languages, we don't consider a chair or a table random objects and stuff) to be feminine or masculine.
Perhaps English lends itself to an ambiguous kind of faggotry primarily because of this? It does seem to go back quite a long way, the dressing in drag and dressing their babies in dresses, the german-anglo types.
>"fat retard" is now "enormously disabled"
You. I like you. I will include you in my prayers tonight.
The gnosticists are getting uppity.

>The woman you love killed herself? Just have sex with her best friend
>The woman you love is a lesbian? Just have sex with another guy's wife
>Your father is a piece of shit? Just have sex with your own mother
I don't know how this hack is so famous, holy shit.
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Remember that Buddha said that lust was the hardest to rid.
Have sex, incel.
>have sex
>Don't have sex

Have any of your ever tried having a job?
Impermanence is permanent. To be permanent, you must be ever-changing.
They're 12

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Have any of you ever just gotten tired of video games and started reading way more?

I've always been into RPGs, and that's one of the things that got me interested in reading in the first place. But for the past 2-3 years, I've been gaming less and less.

Sure, I'll still fire up a game from my favorite series now and then, but it doesn't excite me like it used to. I've been leaning more towards reading, whether it's books or the occasional manga.

Has this happened to any of you? Have you been playing less in recent years? Is this just a natural shift as you age? Are video games for man-childs?
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>Have any of you ever just gotten tired of video games and started reading way more?
Yes, most games are boring to me now, but I do still play a few of them for the aesthetics.
However, a lot of books became boring to me as well.
I am at the point where I end up browsing the internet and not even playing games. Like I have games to play but don't feel like playing. Paralyze of choice maybe? Or just burnt out I guess.
Set the timer to 30 min on your phone or computer every time you play your game. After it goes off, read or exercise
>read or exercise
For an hour
I have fallen in an out of videogames throughout my childhood but I still play them as an adult. I've found that I mostly gravitate towards games that are primarily gameplay over story focused, and use novel mechanics and at least present an idea of challenge. Narratives in videogames usually don't measure up to literature, and the narratives that interest me are the ones done only the way a videogame can.
Nice list, great games.

>Rachet and Clank: Going Commando
>Patapon 2
>Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
>We Love Katamari
>Custom Robo Arena

I love this little schizoid nigga like you wouldn't believe
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where can i read more of his schizo ramblings as found in zarathustra?
Only the Antichrist comes close really. Ecce homo is also a lot of rambling but far less fantastical.
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why are people so obssesed with this incel?
Maybe because he's the most verbose and prophetic thinker humanity has brought forth so far?

Nigga exactly predicted the future up until post-modernism excluding trannies, though maybe there's something about that somewehere in his ramblings.

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Would Nietzsche have approved of Stalin? Stalin was obviously a Bonaparte like figure
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>no argument
>uh....uh people who are like better than other people create other classes and stuff.
I accept ur concession. Get a job nigger. Stop trying to wordsalad ur way to win an argument because you have already lost retard. When it comes down to a definition or a fact you cannot change you try your hardest to change it. Consider suicide.

Any tips on reading Nietszche? I'm reading Beyond Good and Evil on the days that I read the Bible. Kind of difficult to read Nietsche.
throw it in the trash and realize the only good work he wrote was the birth of tragedy (which was before the syphilis started to reach his brain)
>Would Nietzsche have approved of Stalin?

"To be sure, I love in him the shoulders of the ox: but now do I want to see also the eye of the angel.
Also his hero-will hath he still to unlearn: an exalted one shall he be, and not only a sublime one:—the ether itself should raise him, the will-less one!
He hath subdued monsters, he hath solved enigmas. But he should also redeem his monsters and enigmas; into heavenly children should he transform them.
As yet hath his knowledge not learned to smile, and to be without jealousy; as yet hath his gushing passion not become calm in beauty.
Verily, not in satiety shall his longing cease and disappear, but in beauty! Gracefulness belongeth to the munificence of the magnanimous."
Okay I will read this at a later date, including his coming third book

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At last I see…
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But thankfully, Plato was right.
>It's the unhappy consciousness as Hegel puts it; or reason. It's the splitting of the mind instead of its harmony within itself.
where can i read more about this
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hmmmmm.... where could you read more about Hegel
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Explanation: prior to the invention of computers, mathematics was solely inhabited by occultist schizoids and astrologers, who thought that cosmic realm was the realm of pure reason and precision.
The Copernicus Revolution was a shock. Doubly so, for the fact that the planets did not rotate in flawlessly perfect circles.
So much for Plato's "visible gods".

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Is it possible to draw some connection between Kant as the driving force behind the birth of current analytic philosophy through the centuries as a mixture between historicism, neo-kantianism, 19th century's hermeneutics, logical positivism, reaching the philosophy of language of Wittgenstein as far as Quine?
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didn't logical positivism emerge FROM analytic philosophy and wittgensteins philosophy?
Bro looks like Sam Hyde lmao
Frege completes nothing, prove me wrong. Nietzsche is a fucking repairman.
Are you saying that Nietzsche completes Kant?
Nietzsche as an anti-positivist neo-kantian?
I'm saying he completes the entire history of that World. By correcting your impression while you read. Frege is the initiator to Quine imo. They are called Historical Unities.

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how do we make reading popular again
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Reading is (somewhat) popular. It's always been that one hobby that is sustainably been at that sweet spot of being not too popular nor too niche.
I bet that woman could suck the chrome off a doorknob
It never was. It's only always been an activity for a minority population.
You can't. At least not reading traditional novels. Technology has rotted the attention spans of the majority, let alone zoomers/gen alpha, and literacy continues to decline worldwide as that technology evolves. Most of them only read tweets, manga, and comment sections.

Movies like Dune and The Lord of the Rings and Starship Troopers were some of the reasons why I got into reading back in the late 90s and early 2000s. Maybe Hollywood should try adapting more books to the silver screen. That should help.

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This book is blowing my mind.
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Maybe do a simple reverse image search next time retard
(guy who isn't in the exclusive bappers)
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gayest shit i've ever seen
is BAP for closeted wypipo or something?
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The author is a Pewdiepie simp and a fag
i'll pass

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