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New Scrivener just dropped.
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>>18219524
is it going to get an android version? also how does the license work one PC at a time or one pc for life?

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>185 cm
>83 kg
Any good books about losing weight?
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>>18216499
Exercise.
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>>18216499
you dont need a book
Read: http://liamrosen.com/fitness.html
Anything past this guide is a motivation/determination problem, in which case you should seek counseling or medication.

As my college nutrition professor once said "there are no great diets, the only good ones are ones you can stick to". If you must choose a plan, use one you think you can stick to.
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Clenbuterol my nigga
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It's really just about counting calories. Calories in vs calories out. That's what matters, everything else is just window dressing.

Or, I guess also don't eat a lot of fast food.
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>185 cm
>96 kg
>abs
Nothing personel, kid

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"I think that democratic communities have a natural taste for freedom: left to themselves, they will seek it, cherish it, and view any privation of it with regret. But for equality, their passion is ardent, insatiable, incessant, invincible: they call for equality in freedom; and if they cannot obtain that, they still call for equality in slavery. They will endure poverty, servitude, barbarism – but they will not endure aristocracy. This is true at all times, and especially true in our own. All men and all powers seeking to cope with this irresistible passion, will be overthrown and destroyed by it. In our age, freedom cannot be established without it, and despotism itself cannot reign without its support."

"Democracy In America" Alexis De Tocqueville

Book 2.
Influence Of Democracy On The Feelings Of Americans

Chapter I: Why Democratic Nations Show A More Ardent And Enduring Love Of Equality Than Of Liberty

Why people would rather live under equal tyranny than have aristocracy?
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>>18198089
Because the less talented, able, or smart are about to punish their betters for the crime of being better.
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>>18198089
anymore good quotes?
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>>18209624
Democracy will always devolve into a Orwellian total state, or a soft-Orwellian information state. How anyone can think popular consensus is a good engine for national level political decision making after the disaster that was the 1900s is beyond me.
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>>18219556
>>>18209624
>Democracy will always devolve into a Orwellian total state, or a soft-Orwellian information state.
As opposed to what? A totalitarian state from the get go?
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>>18219556
>the world wars were caused by the democrats
How historically illiterate are you anon?

how do i get into mysticism?
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bump for interests
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>>18217135
Ignore the cringe-tier Evola recommendations and so forth. Evelyn Underhill and FC Happold aren't bad as far as general introductions go, even if they might seem a bit dated

If you are interested in Christian Mysticism I would strongly recommend Bernard McGinn - he is the gold standard in this realm, and his Essential Writings compilation is a great place to start
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>>18217135
Jus believe in God and that America is the best country in the world. There you are, mysticism
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Take Saint Teresa of Avila as your teacher. She is one of the greatest mystics in history, and she actually wrote a fair bit about mysticism.
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>>18218092
Not him, but Frater is one of the very few namefags I don't filter.

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I'm looking for fiction written in the 1950s-1960s postwar era, related to the events of WWII. Things like 'Closely Watched Trains,' and 'This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen.'

I've come to realize that historical fiction set in WWII written by modern writers is either overly sanitized or almost fantasy-like or focuses too much on fictional, overdramatic romances than capturing real experiences.

Any recommendations? Or if anyone is up for a discussion on modern WWII historical fiction and how it has evolved from postwar fiction, that too.
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If you don't mind gay characters, I recommend The Charioteer by Mary Renault. It follows a wounded British soldier in a military hospital during the war. First published in 1953. Quite nice novel.

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Does anyone know the source of this short story? I can't remember where I read it:

It's basically about a prisoner that manages to escape his cell, but his new house found outside starts feeling like a limit to what he can do, a new prison. Then he flees to live in nature, but nature too starts feeling like a prison, so he goes around the world, but then the world feels like a prison. Eventually he understands the prison is within himself, and willingly goes back to his cell and meditates for the rest of his life.
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>>18219722
think its a buddhist story
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>>18219722
I have not heard of it.

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>downloads book cover thumbnails on /lit/ to find book later
>never looks up or buys the book to read
>continue browsing /lit/
>save more book thumbnails
book recommendations for this feel?
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No.
Read your books.
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>>18219779
Borges said it was better to write a summary of a book rather than waste time writing the whole book. Better also to glance at a cover than to read a whole book. The idea you form of it will be probably be more interesting anyway

Has the dust finally settled? Can we talk about this with all the autism now?
How was this and all the other books this dude wrote?
It’s the first (or at least most memeable) instance of anyone from this board attempting to write a book from this board. What did you guys think? No meme answers please.
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>>18217095
No there is. Call of the Arcade was pretty much a string of increasingly ridiculous twists.
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>>18213207
How can I get those books? I'm curious. English is not my native language but it will be a nice training too.
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>>18219582
i got arcade from amazon. i think their all there
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>>18219611
Thanks!!
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>>18217095
>written with clear intent to be as edgy as possible

Examples?

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>“Christ exemplifies the archetype of the self. He represents a totality of a divine or heavenly kind, a glorified man, a son of God sine macula peccati, unspotted by sin”.

>“If we see the traditional figure of Christ as a parallel to the psychic manifestation of the self, then the Antichrist would correspond to the shadow of the self, namely the dark half of the human totality, which ought not to be judged too optimistically. So far as we can judge from experience, light and shadow are so evenly distributed in man’s nature that his psychic totality appears, to say the least of it, in a somewhat murky light. The psychological concept of the self, in part derived from our knowledge of the whole man, but for the rest depicting itself spontaneously in the products of the unconscious as an archetypal quaternity bound together by inner antinomies, cannot omit the shadow that belongs to the light figure, for without it this figure lacks body and humanity. In the empirical self, light and shadow form a paradoxical unity. In the Christian concept, on the other hand, the archetype is hopelessly split into two irreconcilable halves, leading ultimately to a metaphysical dualism—the final separation of the kingdom of heaven from the fiery world of the damned.”

>“It is, in fact, so one-sidedly perfect that it demands a psychic complement to restore the balance. This inevitable opposition led very early to the doctrine of the two sons of God, of whom the elder was called Satanaël. The coming of the Antichrist is not just a prophetic prediction—it is an inexorable psychological law whose existence, though unknown to the author of the Johannine Epistles, brought him a sure knowledge of the impending enantiodromia.”

J- Jung bros? I'm scared.
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>>18219229
>>18219260
Leviathan
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>>18216581
>shadow
The worst concept ever devised by Jung.
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>>18219191
His hyper individuation is extremely Satanic.
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>>18216215
>This inevitable opposition led very early to the doctrine of the two sons of God, of whom the elder was called Satanaël.
That's a 12th century Gnostic belief which originated in Bulgaria. Hardly "very early," and hardly evidence that his theory of such a "perfect complement" "demands" anything. Jung was such a pseud, and his followers are worse.
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>>18219251
He literally said Christ was a mere archetype.

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Name authors that never attended university and wrote amazing literature.

Pic is the first one that comes to mind.
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>>18218345
It didn’t really matter to me either. I just felt like a retard and didn’t want to face my family as a dropout or be a NEET. It was a huge mistake in retrospect.
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You mean the majority of all writers?
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>>18218680
No, just writers of amazing literature.
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>>18218670
>It was a huge mistake in retrospect.
why?
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>>18217782
pretty sure dude went to harvard

The coronavirus pandemic is one of the most significant facts that has happened on a global scale in many years.

>1-Do you guys know if any poem of true literary grandeur arose as a result of this catastrophe?

>2-What are the greatest poems of mourning and pain ever composed about large-scale collective catastrophes (genocides, plagues, wars)?
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>>18216192
>people die, big thing
>they could have had other illnesses so it's fine
How cold.
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here, for the archives:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaGoj2g-7uw

a video of someone involved in geopolitics and intelligence, telling you why coronavirus is far from "a catastrophe"
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I'll be honest, I kind of didn't mind the initial lockdown because I actually got some really good work done. Being cooped up at home for six weeks caused me to start working seriously on a big project of mine that I'd been meaning to work on for a long time. Fortunately, that motivation has been retained as things have gotten back to normal.

So I'm honestly grateful for the (brief) lockdown I endured. Fortunately I also live in Texas, where we've basically been open uninterrupted since June of last year. So I've had an easier time of it than a lot of people.
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>>18215987
BASADO
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>>18216075
Blacks are responsible for violent crime on only 1% of the white population

Is there a book on the "ANARCH" that was not written by an 80 year old dude?
I really like the concept but it is painfully obvious that Jünger was really old when he wrote this. To a young man the work seems very geriatric.


Specifically paging Jüngerfag for input.
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>>18217900
Doubt.
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>>18209899
>preussiska anarkister
Where would you find this?
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>>18201588
Sounds like an elaborate cope
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>>18217900
Based.
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>>18201588
That was just Jünger coping with the fact that he didn't fight the Nazis when they killed his son.

how did he know so much about sex? do guys like this actually get laid in France?
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>>18215339
Imagine having to come home to that every night. Horror movie.
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>>18214991
>he felt for the lookism/Chad shit
oh no no...
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>>18214991
I'm very sad for you zoomers, as has been mentioned in this thread already...imagine this guy's looksmatch in 1990s France...a slim girl with a flawed/average face...there were lots of opportunities for him to fuck girls like that. You have literally no idea how fucked your generation is.
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>>18215101
>I'm a boomer (31)
If you're 31, you're not a boomer, you're a millennial
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>>18217873
Hah similar situation here. I think the lockdown really fucked me up, I can't put 2 and 2 together without taking some prescription amphetamines and eating/sleeping are also really hard. Was pretty popular not that long ago (still in college) and even brought this really hot girl who modeled to prom- she was crazy but still. No shot now unless I recover well for months on end

Read The Sluts by Dennis Cooper in a day, great fucking book.
So in saying that it got me thinking; what are some good books that show a fairly negative view/dark view of the seedy underbelly of the LGBT community?
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>>18217083
what's this guy's endgame?
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>>18219031
To promote freedom of expression and to show violence for what it is. Ugly, gruesome, random and bloody
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>>18211925
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>>18217635
the guy selling his ass for furniture is golden
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>>18218965
Yes its a novel

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ITT post your Neologisms.

I'll start
Syulion - muscular skinny body that is shiny or glossy or perspirated

The iroquoi hunter had a syulion body
The horses body ran and exposed a syulion body

Relapleth - being of a justified position of power
The judged had relapleth in the courtroom

Festillius - in support of an action
She was festillius of their goal.

Entente - To think and act at the same time.

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>>18219289
Frint- pointless update, useless new edition of something

Festillius is a frint of the already existing word fastidious.
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>>18219289
This is the most original thread in a while op. Kudos.
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Jorgasbord- like a smorgasbord but with jam and toast
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>>18219289
Sus
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>>18219570
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