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Anything goes.

I'm also looking for short books on nonfiction, more specifically philosophy, in case anyone's got any.
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>>17638195
The Sorrows of Young Werther. Really resonated with me as a sadboi
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Bump
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Bump
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miss lonelyhearts
pedro paramo
the ice palace
doctor glas
the laws of the skies
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Bernhard Yes
Bernhard Concrete
Bernhard The Loser

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Chronological order or publication order for a first time reader? I'm undecided.
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>>17646284
Why do you say that? I read them in chronological order as a kid and it made sense to me. It made the Witch (forgot her name just remember she was from a place called Charn) just seem like a returning character.
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>>17646431
The magic and mystery and wonder of Wardrobe only works if you are discovering Narnia along with the kids. If you already know about it you lose the literal lost-in-the-woods feel of it.
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>>17646438
Maybe you're right, but I got a totally different impression, one of vast scale and infinite possibilities. I loved the concept of the wood between the worlds when I was a kid and always imagined what the series could have been if Digory (I think that was his name?) had entered any one of the other pools. It made the Narnia universe seem more rich, full of life and potential for adventure. Even optimistic.
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>>17644704
> Christian propaganda
> bad
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>>17644636
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is the best one. I've read that one a dozen times. The Silver Chair... I don't know why, but I could never finish it, even once.

Mostly asking because I lack of them.
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Rilke
Cavafy
Heaney
Frost
Scannel
Gibran
St Vincent Mallay


Also Kerouac if you're into that.

Neoclassical economics is on its way out and doesn't have the scientific legitimacy it claims to have.
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>>17645065
cringe
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Correct, read Mises.
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>>17645017
Yes, return to fundamentals
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>>17645017
Mainstream economics is the new neoclassical synthesis – a combination of New-Keynesian (updated Keynesian) and new neoclassical (updated neoclassical). This is the economics that’s built entirely on math and empiricism. This is what’s taught in every accredited university and in every standard textbook, and it isn’t going away anytime soon. Everything else (Austrian, Marxist, post Keynesian, etc) is heterodox and therefore retarded.
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>>17645017
reminder OP is a schizo.

Neoclassical economics will give way to what it was meant to, a market economy.

get rid of the central banks.
get rid of fiat currency.
privatize the public sectors
stop government bonds, loans and guarantees.
reduce taxes
stop bailing out big business!

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anyone knows where i can find a copy of Benjamin Bratton's The Internet Does Not Exist?
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its on aaaaarg.fail and soulseek
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>>17646977
Need invite for former

Hey guys, i wanted to get a new tattoo and while Murakami has been very inspiring to me lately, i would love a tattoo in the theme of Kafka on the Shore, but my drawing skills are low af. Any creative people here, who read the book and would share their creativity with me? Definitely black and white, minimalistic, a bit artsy.
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I tried. Actual Murakami-fan though.
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>>17647561
10/10
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>>17647561
You better get this and report back op
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>>17647664
I highly appreciate the effort

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Who are the best Latinx writers of today?
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>>17646437
La voluntad al poder sounds decent
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>>17646861
No, it's just literally not Latinx, which refers to persons living in the US who are of Latin American origin.
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>>17646886
what's the difference between chicano and latinx
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>>17646952
>what's the difference between chicano and latinx
soul vs soulless
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>>17646417
CORRECTION: LIKE: «THIS».

Post the despair anons.
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I'm normally not into defecation jokes, but this one got me.
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I live in Europe, are there still literature scenes made up of artists that get together regularly?
If yes, how do I get invited?
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>>17644132
I almost had one going at my college (I don't want to exaggerate but it was something, at least). Then the psyop coof hit and I graduated. It's now ober.
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>>17644132
I got invited a few times to the meetings of some local poets. I thought we we're gonna discuss the poetry by the fireplace in some old wooden studio, but instead we got drunk with cheap wine and talk about poetry. It was quite fun but no different from what I'm doing right now on 4channel.
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>>17645132
how's it called
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>>17645132
I wouldn't read anyone circlejerking on discord, much less talk to them.
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>>17646307
That's why they're on discord, they know nobody would take them serious in public discussion.

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What's yout excuse for not knowing who Wilso Harris is, /Lit/?
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>>17646616
I’m not a prose cuck.
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>>17646616
I watched the Paperbird video where he talks about him. But is he good tho?
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Pretty simple: How am I supposed to know about him if I'm not a member of the illustrious on-line book club that's currently reading one of his works?

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What are some bottom friendly books?
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>What are some bottom friendly books?
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>>17647227
hey anon :3
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read pastoral poetry or something. theocritus, virgil, spenser, milton, etc.
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This book seems to be unnecissarily trying too hard on undertaking the concept of active reading. I learned reading without pseudo-guides like these at all naturally by myself. Why does this get so meme'd in reading circles?
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Which should i read here?
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Fuck this, Im not getting into trivium now. I'll learn how to write a post on 4chan that doesnt make me sound like a retard myself.
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>>17647515
if you need a chart to tell you what to read then stick to the chart
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>>17647515
No. It doesn't really do a good job about it, but it has important points on "how not to fail at reading", that aren't talked about as often as they should. The steps are not the important part, the motivation for them is, and that's what you need to pay attention to. The irony is that those who need this book are too dumb to figure out what the takeaways are (hurr just read the summary bro), even though Adler constantly repeats them. Try his way of reading if you like, but mostly look for what prompted him to "codify it", and always remember to avoid doing these things when you read. Somebody needs to write a modern version of this book, "How not to fail at reading: a handy guide for pseuds and retards", with the important takeaways in the forefront, /lit/ could really use it.
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>>17647532
This guide was made by someone who clearly was under a huge impression of Adler's idea of a good education. Go for it if you like, but you should know that many would claim that there are better ways for all-purpose mind development. I definitely wouldn't learn grammar to improve my reasoning skills, I would just read Plato or something.
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>>17647496
This, these are the people that could benefit especially from reading this book well. It's a great book, just somewhat autistic. I remember having similar thoughts when I first read it but after coming back to it a year or so later, I found the problem was me and not the book.

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Is there any good modern poetry, i.e. from 2010 onward? Looking at mainstream lists and taking recommendations from people I know only resulted in finding a bunch of trauma journals written by black female journalists.
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Bump for interest
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>>17642204
Go to any literature department and they’ll say what he said, pseud
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i feel like such an idiot assessing poetry. i like novels and i like language and words and metaphors but when i read a poem i have no fucking idea what i'm doing, i'm just like 'that's pretty' while i'm fairly sure there's a whole structure and meaning that eludes me, like how i imagine people who aren't classically trained feel when they listen to classical music
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>>17641159
top kek
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>>17644842

I love Baudelaire and Mallarme, and just recently got my hands on some Stenbock (thanks Dave Tibet) so I'll be getting into him, too, but thanks for the Swinburne and Dowson recs. That Swinburne poem definitely has me interested to read more.

I put a bunch of my 'best' poetry on my website, so I can post a link to one from there, if you'd like, or just post it here

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What should I read after Euthyphro, Apology, Critio, and Phaedo? I already read half of the Republic before, but should I return to it now or there are more of Plato's essentials I should go through first?
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read him in order, and don't just stop at the republic. his final work, the laws, represents plato at the apex of his maturity. understand his exposure to pythagoreanism and how his political project in syracuse failing affected him intellectually. this can only be achieved by following his thought in a chronological way, and not by merely reading a 'best of' list. do the work.
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>>17647528
https://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/plato/index.htm

Is there a word for having a fear that your deepest held beliefs and passions are all in fact trivial and pointless, that they are all just derivative abstractions of abstractions that mean nothing, that your view of the world in fact doesn’t match the reality of it at all, and that people even 100 years from now will either completely ignore, or be confused by, or point and laugh at your ideas?
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>>17647426
*special
Fuck, I need to sleep.
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People won't ignore you or be confused by you or laugh at you in 100 years, by then people won't even remember that you ever existed. And that's fine, how often do you think about the people that lived 100 years ago? This is freeing op, you aren't being watched or remembered, nothing stupid you say or do will matter and once you're dead you literally won't care.
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>>17647426
I don't think it has to be. Perhaps at least read a bit of Nietzsche. Make it a process of individuation, consolidation and experimentation, rather than looking for faults in yourself. Don't be too hard on yourself, and look up, at where you could be, rather than down at where you might have made a mistake. Of course, if you have made a mistake or mistakes, it's just a matter of rectifying them
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>>17647511
Thats a good way at looking at things. The best way to put what I struggle with is, speaking religiously, not a crisis of faith but a question of whether I am worthy of having it in the first place. Either way I have resolved to pursue it until I am rejected outright. Repardless, thank you, anon.
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>>17646362
epistemological dread?




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