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>be well read
>Take Irish literature class
>1 male, 7 women in the class
>only in class because their grandparents are irish
>have read more books than all students combined
>"liminal spaces" "dandyism" "irishness" "gender" "gender"
>"gender" "liminal" "liminal"
>write paper
>score 70/75, average is 71.4, high is 74
>mfw you find out the average hussy in the class has a better chance at a literature career than you
The professor's criticism is that I did not explain my analysis enough.
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>>16834406
Maybe...just maybe...she tried harder or is actually more well read than you give her credit for.
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>>16834406
>be entitled
>be mediocre
>be show you are mediocre
>make /lit/ thread
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>>16834406
you should be happy with the score that you got. your OP hardly even a 50/70.
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What's wrong with dandyism?
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I don't understand what's happening in

>"liminal spaces" "dandyism" "irishness" "gender" "gender"
>"gender" "liminal" "liminal"

can you explain?
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>>16834711
Muh liberal indoctrination. Woe is my white skin and male appendage. Would society rather paint my skin mauve and rend my sexual phalanges from betwixt my thighs and loudly proclaim. "TRAAANNSS RIGHHTTS."
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>>16834711
buzzwords used in the class. Professor (female) also overused "binary opposition" to make it seem like she understands one whit of anything Derrida wrote
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What the fuck are the standards of this institution? How is everyone is scoring close to perfect?
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>>16834711
female professor speak. Mind-numbing and retarded
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>>16834864
>What the fuck are the standards of this institution? How is everyone is scoring close to perfect?
That's because we're bound to see a new IRISH RENASCENCE!!!!
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>>16834406
>literary career
You fool. You're supposed to work a real job (STEM or blue collar) and write in your spare time.
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>>16834668
>academia in the year of our lord 2020
>anything but entitled and medicore
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>>16834406
>The professor's criticism is that I did not explain my analysis enough.
She's probably spot on. Post your essay if you're so confident.
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>In modern academia there is no incentive to being a great professor and no consequence to being a mediocre or a bad one. Since hierarchies are non-existent to the academy, we are all of the same caliber as long as we adhere to the politics of our bureaucratic masters.
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>>16834406
Wow, women are destroying civilization and humanities? What a shocker, it's not like every single philosopher in history warned us against this danger, they must have been hateful incels with very PROBLEMATIC views who should've read theory instead
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>>16834948
This is more reflective of female beauty standards being achievable no matter your genetics versus male beauty standards being genetics first then body building. Body building without genetics gets you nowhere as a man in a woman's eye.
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Meanwhile this was my feedback on a recent assignment. Professor is a hardcore liberal feminist as are many of my classmates.

Maybe, just maybe, your paper wasn't as good.
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>>16834406
>score 70/75, average is 71.4, high is 74
lol

Non-STEM academia is a joke.
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>>16835054
>Maybe, just maybe,
Fuck off sodomite
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Maybe you should explain your analysis better. I can tell from your post that you aren't very good at explaining what you mean. Why are you talking about your classes to people on /lit/? Why do you think we care?
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>>16835080
I have never engaged in anal sex.
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>>16834939
>wtf I love Maestro now
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>>16835116
No, but I have (with your mother) (with my penis).
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>>16835054
>the essay shows clear evidence of independent thinking
The bar was that low? Truth is, she's just giving you the spiel. Were you ever asked to give someone else feedback on their work? You know how you just kinda BS it and point out the most obvious strengths while padding out the rest of your feedback with jargon you've used a million times in other feedbacks, a whore's praise? Imagine doing this every day, and you understand a teacher's praise.
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>>16835116
>I have never engaged in anal sex.
But you DO suck cock
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>>16835141
Extremely unlikely

>>16835153
False again

>>16835143
Yet I received excellent marks on this and all my other assignments and I've been accepted into a great Masters at an excellent university. So ultimately, your comments are meaningless.
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>>16834406
>1 male, 7 women in the class
>1 male
Damn right. You're not a real man
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>>16834406
>going to college to learn how to read
Can someone explain this meme to me
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>>16835067
Right? The average final exam score for my Principles of Programming Languages class was a 26, and the average final grade was a B-. Stupid non-STEM professors curving to an A- with high scores instead of curving to a B- with bad scores.
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>>16834406
feminism has destroyed society and corrupted the education system, and i mean this unironically
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>>16834711
>can you explain?
No he can't, otherwise he would've scored higher.
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>>16834668
>entitled
nice feminazi buzzword you brainwashed NPC
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>>16835212
It's mostly used against minorities in my experience.
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>>16835219
wtf? only white men can be entitled, anon. why do you always lie?
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>>16834406
>In your head
I have scored less than the class average on this paper because of gross incompetence on the part of the professor, if not outright bias due to my male sex. Postmodernism was a mistake. I am the only one in the entire class who really appreciates literature. 4chan will agree with me and soothe my ego.

>In reality
I scored less than average grade because I am mediocre, or at the very least did not put enough effort into my paper. An Irish literature University-level class, taught by a Professor who will have attained a PhD and rigorous standards of teaching experience over many years, will be thoroughly and regularly audited to ensure standards are robust. I have failed to grasp the importance of certain elements of literary criticism based around gender because I have decided all such studies must be part of a Marxist agenda. I have also reduced all 7 of my classmates-- who will have had to display the same levels of proficiency as I did to enter the course-- to "average hussies" because I simply cannot accept that they would have scored better than me. I have outed myself as a pseud who has grossly exaggerated his own ability to score highly without putting in the effort, and probably believe I am extremely gifted and thus deserving of a "literature career" handed to me on a plate.
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>>16834742
>Female professor
Hahaha hee hoo ha hee hoo ha hee hoo ha ha hee hee ha hoo ha hoo hee he hee ha hahahahaha
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>>16835280

Have you taken a lot or humanities class at a run of the mill uni? And not in something rigorous like philosophy or classics
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>>16834406
What's your problem with the concept of liminal spaces
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>>16834948
>mfw theory also warned us
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>>16834406
>>score 70/75, average is 71.4, high is 74
How do you humanity brainlets even manage to wipe your ass in the morning?
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>>16835835
First year arthoes do it for me while i bullshit my way through life
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>>16835054
How do you find the energy to put shit like that out? Do you genuinely enjoy it?
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>>16835314
>at a run of the mill uni
No, because I am not a plebeian. My school was ranked #2 in the nation within the last 10 years
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>>16834668
70/75 isn't mediocre
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>>16835835
>How do you humanity brainlets even manage to wipe your ass in the morning?
my ex girlfriend, a humanities student, literally could not wipe her own ass properly at the age of 20. i had to teach a 20 year old woman how to wipe her own ass. i had to wipe her ass for her
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>>16836611
If you read the OP it was below average, low end of the bell curve. Literal mediocrity
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>>16835197
Non stem classes are all a joke. As long as you meet word count and aren't actually retarded then you'll get an A. I used some of the stupidest claims and evidence and still got a 4.0 in my English classes. In my technical writing class I through together one of the worst research papers and got 100% on it. 15 pages of absolute bullshit. I don't think she even read it because if I graded my paper then I would give it a D.
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“Irishness” lol
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>>16834668
>entitled
I am entitled and if you disagree I'll fight you to the death.
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>>16834406
>>16837083
Thankfully we don't have bullshit like this in philosophy departments.
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>>16835054
Imagine unironically posting positive feedback from your teacher on a south Korean basket weaving forum to show off to people who don't know or care about you.
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>be me
>Take Irish literature class
>"Dia daoibh, beimíd ag plé an éad is an easpa dó in eachtraí Emer, freisin an guta E agus a chaolchúis i nguta na gutaí caoilta chun an thuiscint chaol chéill grá den bhean chéile seo"
>later
>Still me
>Read OP
>>"liminal spaces" "dandyism" "irishness" "gender" "gender"
>>"gender" "liminal" "liminal"
>THE SECOND LINE HAS A GREATER PROPORTION OF BROAD VOWELS, A MHÚINTEÓIR
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>>16834913
Impossible, no one with a 40 hour/week job has the time to read and write enough to become a successful writer.
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>>16837305
69/75, too liminal, not enough Irishness
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>>16837335
More than half those words contain only broad vowels
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>>16837316
>8hrs Mon-Fri work
>2hrs to commute on work days
>A liberal 4hrs/day to attend physical needs (cook, eat, hygiene, etc.)
>A more than liberal 8hrs/day to sleep
That still leaves you with a total of over 30hrs/wk, with ~2hrs per week day and ~12hrs per day on weekends of unused time. If the prospect of a 40hr work week is what's standing between you and writing you wouldn't be a successful writer anyway.
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>>16836639
I can't wipe my ass either. At least… it shouldn't be normal that it takes almost an hour. Right?
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>>16835054
this reads like its for high school lmao
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>>16837381
No one is that efficient with their time and you'll be too mentally drained anyway. There has never been a successful writer who also worked in engineering and/or science at the same time. At best they quit their stem jobs to write (it's what Doestoevsky did)
T. Engineer
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>>16835039
Body building has nothing to do with male beauty standards you delusional retard

HEIGHT, FACE, FRAME
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>>16835054
>>16837428
This. You showed ‘independent thinking’ in an undergraduate essay, and that’s worth noting?
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>>16837436
>There has never been a successful writer who also worked in engineering and/or science
Lewis Carroll taught logic and math at Oxford.
Dostoyevsky is a bad example too: he didn't like military engineering, and resigned from a military post he'd got from the school his family chose for him. He was already writing at the time. He also wrote through epilepsy, which is probably more draining than your job on overtime.
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>>16834406
Irish person here

Why would you not discuss Irishness in an Irish literature class?

t. Irish person
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>>16837436
Pynchon?
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>>16835280
/thread
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>>16835280
Based
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>>16835835
There’s a big difference between answering multiple choice questions like a STEM retard and actually having to provide thoughtful and substantiated reasoning for your arguments.
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Women ruin everything, simple as
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>>16834406
I am a foreign language teacher. I am well aware that the way i teach is bullshit, not necessarily because i suck at it. Whenever i hear stories about X literature, i feelthese teachers are also phoning it in like i do. Is that so? in any case, how does one become a college literature teacher?
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>>16837523
maybe it's an anglo butthurt thing like how they don't tell them the black and tans were so they didn't have to pension people from wwi or why gandhi was mad or how they got hongkong from heroin dealing or half their foreign policy. i know a lot of them believe even nationalist writers after the republic are still british citizens for the sake of literary clout, though i don't know if it's as many as believe we're still on sterling.
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>>16837436
At least he had the option to quit after making a living for a while. Good luck being able to make the same decision if you work at Starbucks or some library.
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>>16834948
>pic related
>men see the average woman as averagely attractive
>women see the average man as below their standard
>men are less picky for who they see as most attractive
>women have an unrealistic ideal man
none of this is a bad thing
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>>16837792
I think you're mistaking ignorance for literally just not caring.
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>>16837858
wait until virginity rates among men hit unprecedented highs in Western countries, myopic retard
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>>16837908
Meh. Adult male virginity is over 40% in Japan and the country hasn't collapsed yet. You're just an incel /pol/ dweller.
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>>16837918
>comparing as*an subhumans to westerners
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>>16836639
hot
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>>16837908
male and female perception of the other sex was always different. rising virginity has many causes, but a change is never caused by the constant human condition of finding a mate. causes of this number of 27% are a) technological game-changers, b) economical crisis and poverty among young men, c) social changes. that said, all in all there might be slight change in how the other sex is perceived on both sides, but not fundamentally.
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>>16837928
>thinking w*sterners aren't subhumans too
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>>16835054
>not instantly deleting feedback emails without reading them so you don't let yourself be deceived by half-assed praise
ngmi
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>>16837523
I think the problem is what would be considered "irishness" in those classes and how it's being forced upon people.
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>>16837932
>a) technological game-changers
correct, especially the development of dating apps like Tinder
>b) economical crisis and poverty among young men
wrong
https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/cqaqbc/recessions_is_the_best_time_to_lose_your_virginity/
>c) social changes
correct, most emphatically rise of feminism and the sexual revolution
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>>16837725
You shame the greeks, anon.
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>>16837449
Modern academia despises truly independent thought, he must have only pushed the right buttons, in modern classrooms "independent thought" means doing some extra work and not repeating exactly what you've been told in class, which isn't necessarily independent thought. They still expect you to conform.
If he criticized Hegel or the cosmopolitan attitudes stemming from the industrial revolution he'd be fucked.
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>>16837896
no, their education system is kind of fucked, but the way they teach history/literature/rhetoric is very much "we wuz civilization" type shit. it got really bad with thatcher, because thatcher learnt history off churchill who was a mad bastard and an easy liar. it's why so many of them are convinced that britain will have the economic clout it supposedly had when it owned millions of plantations and factories across the globe by getting out of europe, because they think all the profit and massive infrastructure came from within the island and was wholly sustained by the island and that wealth was more broadly spread than it was in reality. they expect some grand age of dignity the same way doomsday cults expect to be saved by magical processes or passing comets, by being told stories about how this was totally done before (in an alternate history which never really existed).
the same thing happens with authors. because they're completely oblivious to wilde's mother being a psycho ultranationalist, they assume he's mostly british and going through the court system on a matter of genteel honour, rather than because his mother told him to. gay, fancy dresser, witty fellow, those they can understand. racial profiler who thinks english people are incapable of understanding him, not so much, and willingly going to gaol because you knew you were misunderstood is definitely beyond the pale. swift's another obvious case of this.
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>>16837083
tests are a tool to reassess your learning progress, not a goal in itself. I used to be a STEMfag and all they do is talk about their grades and upcoming exams because they haven't grown out of highschool. Passing a test that you should have failed is worse for yourself than failing it.
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>>16834668
Post your published corpus faggot
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>>16837961
>forced upon people.
>that pic
Are you talking about the people who tell people born in Nigeria they don't count as Nigerians because they say Wa'ford like a native now so the county owns them, or are you talking about the people trying to tell by black people from Coolock that they should go home? Or is it the sectarians who would kick out Wolfe Tone for being protestant? Or the people fighting over what to call (An) Daignean (uí chúis)?
>tl;dr- which type of nutjobs?
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>>16835192
you need liberal arts degree to work at starbucks
masters degree for mcdonalds
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>>16837982
Yawn, you’ve never been to university.
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>>16837417
do you ever eat vegetables?
eat more oats and you will never have to wipe your ass again
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>>16838090
It is because you ask retarded questions like this that in a few short generations noone will ask "what it means to be irish" because irishness, like "americanness" or "britishness," will cease to exist.

A nation's character and the people that populate it are intertwined, right? You change the people, you change the character.
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>>16837440
Only insecure manlets think face > height. An attractive short guy at 5'8 will catch the girls eye more often than an unattractive guy at 6'2.
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>>16834741
How is the term "liminal spaces" related to liberal indoctrination?
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>>16838627
You just contradicted yourself.
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>>16838650
No, he gave us the propositions to conclude that he is an insecure manlet.
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>>16838676
Lol true
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>>16837918
>rapidly approaching demographic collapse
>nah let's not solve these catastrophic society-destroying issues now because everything seems to be okay at the moment

People without foresight that extends at least a couple decades into the future should just be summarily executed on the spot.
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>>16837918
How is that even possible if they have many lustful schoolgirls willing to sell their body?
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>>16838789
This anon gets it
>>16838873
They are willing to sell their bodies to foreigners, not Asian "men". Japanese cunts hate their own race and want to feel gaijin cock inside of them
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>>16834406
Every person who thinks of themselves as "well read" is always an insufferable little shit
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>>16838789
if you summarily execute people of that category on the spot, that would put you in said category, ergo...
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>>16838027
Get your head checked, smick.
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>>16837725
>write whatever you want and you're pretty much guaranteed to get an A.
LOL you non stem majors have it so hard. The workload for Math classes is usually 3x the amount you do in Humanities.
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>>16839304
Do they make you to do your multiplication tables :(
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>>16839435
I'd like to see you try and write a program. Much more difficult to have everything work logically than
>muh feelings essay
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>>16839464
>the computer makes me write in a special language or it won't do what I tell it :(
Pathetic. Humanities students are the divine rays emanating from the sun that is God. Bow down.
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>>16834406
Why did you bother posting this?
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>>16839714
>Bow down
I want my Cheeseburger without the pickle, please.
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>>16839817
Typical of a STEMbug to stuff his face with processed meat products. Sad!
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>>16834406
>be well fed
>take german automatic class
>1 fucker, 7 suckers in the class
>only in class because their grandparents are farmers
>have fucked and sucked more than all students combined
>"chuck" "sneed" "gummy bears" "soil ph" "soil ph"
>"farmers" "gucci loafers" "formerly"
>plant crops
>harvest one acre, average is 1.25, high is 1.5
>mfw you find out the average sneeder in the class has a better chance at a farming career than you
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>>16835141
Based
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>>16839824
>Not enjoying the richness of a perfectly chemically engineered fast food product from time to time to expand his own culinary horizons
ngmi
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>>16835067
Well it's easy to check if you can apply some algorithm or know the math. With literature it's less black and white
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>>16838090
Africans (or Asians, etc.) can't be Irish. A Frenchman or Norwegian could integrate provided they arrive in reasonable numbers, while these distant foreigners will inevitably change the country's identity to an empty word, like American.
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>>16834742
>Professor (female)
kek have fun with that, its no wonder mediocrity is rewarded
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>>16839304
T. Never met a Classics student. I do agree everything else has become a meme, though.
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>>16837316
Kafka
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>>16840774
t. classics student
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The mere presence of a woman next to something I love fills me with dread. It's like I've just arrived on the scene of a horrible tragedy. I don't even assume they're about to ruin the thing I love, I assume they're in the middle of ruining it or have just finished ruining it. Women are so efficient at ruining things, you can never get there early enough to eject them and prevent it. It's always too late.
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>>16834406
Obvious general truth that may or may not apply in your situation: women are intellectually mediocre, collectivist, and insecure so they prefer reading things written by and for women. There's also a fair chance that she has a vendetta against white men because of an imaginary privilege granted to them by society, and because of sour personal experiences in her past
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>>16841684
Bluepilled take. Women aren't monoliths. For every stereotype there exists an outlier
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>>16841897
hello cute woman, post a throwaway e-mail and let us woo you with a poem or two
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>>16835280
>PhD and rigorous standards of teaching experience
You must be retarded
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>>16841921
Have you ever actually been to university, my 5IQ friend?
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What an incredibly weird thread. Good job OP, you freak.
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>>16838586
>because you ask retarded questions like this that in a few short generations noone will ask "what it means to be irish
kek you're generations too late for this
>You change the people, you change the character
Kekekekekekekeke, are you actually arguing for the Norman English plan that never worked out? More Irish than the Irish themselves hasn't failed yet, why the sudden worry?
>>16840665
>Africans (or Asians, etc.) can't be Irish
So we should send back Thin Lizzy and the mortello towers to stop us becoming French and the round towers to stop us becoming Norse need to be blasted. I get you senpai, you want to live American racism, to fit in with your internet buddies, and that's hard to do in a country which assiduously teaches history.
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>>16834742
>Derrida
>Irish literature
Da fuq?
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>>16842266
>American racism
It is funny how many of the Gemmatrons are only concerned with replicating the world they've seen on the internet. Their whole definition of Irishness seems to the kind that would more readily include Boston in Ireland than Galway. Their other policies are all basically Trump's Twitter too. I think you might be on to something. Now I won't be able to see them as more than Ameriboos.
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>>16837436
d.H Lawrence never quit his job at the law firm even he got big. I also believe Chaucer was employed when writing the Canterbury tales, and Cervantes literally only had one hand while working as a tax collector when he wrote the Quixote
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>>16840665
How do you feel about the Fijians?
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>>16837034
Being below average is not =/= being at the low end of the bell curve. It could be anywhere on the whole HALF of the bell curve, dumbass
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>>16837034
The average would be the mediocrity. OP is just bad.
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>>16837381
Do wagies really
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>>16843161
Doesn’t matter when it comes to women and the oversupply over men.
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>>16834645
Yeah for sure and maybe every politician is actually honest lmao
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>>16834406
Either your grade was deserved or it wasn't, I have not the information necessary to discern which.
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>>16841897
>For every stereotype there exists an outlier
>>16841684
>general truth
>>16841897
>outlier
I don't understand generalities either
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>>16844307
They're for the intellectually lazy incapable of seeing in others the same cokplexity they see within themselves
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>>16844354
Generalities and patterns, even when they're unpleasant or socially unacceptable, are for the intellectually honest and perceptive. And people who respond to unpleasant patterns with the obvious "but there are exceptions" are...
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>>16842542
>Fijians
lol, cork would start another war if you tried to kick out their gaa players
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>>16834406
I understand you OP. (GPA = 3.9 for reference, so I'm probably not retard). Try hard for weeks, and condense paper into highly analytical and concise argument.
>woman TA grades paper
>comments throughout entire paper
>every single comment is literally "I couldn't follow your argument"
>one comment is "I'm not sure you're using this term correctly"
>term is used correctly, made sure of it
>besides this, there are 0 other comments
>grade: B, "Couldn't follow your argument, plus you might've misused terms"
I'm not even going to try anymore. My hatred for women has increased significantly, and I'm going to leave this person very negative comments, since I heard it ruins their chances of Phd.
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OP when will you realize that if you're a white guy you're supposed to work twice as hard as anyone else? You can't just deliver decent results, anything you do has to be undeniably good or they will seize the opportunity to put you down.



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