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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated June 26)
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Eugene Nuddlefield - Thu, 31 May 2018 15:25:09 EST ID:wMdoZpuZ No.70121
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I don't know if there are much in the world, but I was thinking people might post links here for free books (as in physical, of paper, made of dead trees, etc.; for ebooks there are plenty of places). Most of these might be religious, but that comes with the territory. Still, I feel a lot of them are essential for anyone aiming to understand human beings.

http://www.cpsglobal.org/content/order-free-quran-2
>quran

http://www.budaedu.org/en/book/
>buddhist literature
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James Cabberpotch - Fri, 03 Aug 2018 23:55:29 EST ID:UxAu2w7L No.70253 Ignore Report Reply
http://libgen.io/ has tons of fucking shit. if u cant find something under the category ud assume it to be under try searching for it under sci-tech, lots of stuff is erroneously under there
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Hamilton Chizzleman - Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:53:04 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70254 Ignore Report Reply
>>70253
Why do you care considering that you can't even finish reading a sentence?
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Polly Shakefoot - Wed, 22 Aug 2018 22:38:25 EST ID:k+f+MG26 No.70288 Ignore Report Reply
First thing that comes to mind are public and university library's. I use http://www.gutenberg.org it has a wide variety of non copywrited works. Please enjoy.


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Edward Hacklestock - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:22:13 EST ID:2cqnyO9u No.68150
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How is your writing going /lit/? Anyone here working on something or have any work they want to share? Not poetry, we have the OC Poems thread for that.

I am 2 acts done with a 3 act novel. I have written short stories before, and this is my first long endeavor. I had always lacked confidence, but one day, I suddenly stumbled upon the perfect horror novel just sitting in my mind. Like, it is literally the greatest horror story if this generation. It will go down as The Wire of horror stories for it's brutal look at reality at the bottom of the barrel. But it will also be like Trailer Park Boys and have a cast of lovable losers, who are down and out, living where every day feels like the end of the world, and having that corner of the ghetto become the backdrop for what will be the end of the world for real, with the local stoners and crackheads the last line of defense before an ancient evil reclaims the planet it once ruled a millennia ago. It is not a horror comedy like John Dies At The End, it is straight horror with some comedic moments the way an action movie can have good comedy. I know it will be an insta-classic and probably get a film adaption. As a long time 420channer, I will find some way to get it to you all for free after I find a publisher, since I know this site thrives on piracy, even if I have to pay them for digital downloads for all 3-5 regulars here. Drugs and the apocalypse, it should be right up most of /lit/s alley.
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Augustus Gerringfuck - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:48:25 EST ID:4G/pRGNZ No.70284 Ignore Report Reply
>>70283
What exactly were you trying to communicate with this?
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Ernest Crungerville - Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:53:37 EST ID:Ivuktz9u No.70285 Report Reply
>>70284
I'm an artist, I don't owe the public my private intentions. I could have either written the story purely for shock, or could have confessing all my darkest secrets from childhood. The world doesn't have the right to that answer. I just put stuff out there and hope someone responds to it. This one got a clear response.
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Barnaby Weddlepidging - Wed, 22 Aug 2018 08:27:26 EST ID:4G/pRGNZ No.70286 Ignore Report Reply
>>70285
I see I'm not the first person to call you out for your edgy bullshit.


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N7IX4 !!aUW3ymB7 - Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:48:19 EST ID:S5Rv/Bzy No.69532
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transgressive, psychedelic horror, post-apocalyptic, nihilistic, and existential literature reccomendations would be muchly appreciated. books or poetry. just need a break from dry research.
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Angus Brurringstit - Fri, 08 Jun 2018 23:33:21 EST ID:A/t5mkUq No.70143 Ignore Report Reply
-The Foundation Pit
Maybe the darkest novel ever written.
-Anything by William Gaddis (esp. J R) and most things by Thomas Pynchon
hard to go wrong.
The Book of Disquiet
Mostly just the well-written journal of a sad loner
-The Third Policeman
IMO this one is very funny, but at least one person I lent it to didn't get it at all; YMMV. If you like this bizarre distinctly Irish lit and are up to a challenge, consider Beckett's Trilogoy.
-Petersburg
one of Nabokov's three "best books of the 20th century"; s'pretty good. From my sub-fluent awareness of Russian, this was probably better in the original, But it's still pretty great. You may be more drawn to his childhood/coming-of-age novel, Kotiv Letaev ("Flying Kitten"), which revolves around a curious little boy and can get a tad experimental with all the vivid imagination and how strongly it defines descriptions of events.
-Today I Wrote Nothing
Daniil Kharms compilation (the translation at least; can't say what it is in Russian). Not incredibly heavy as the others on my recs list, but it's fun and slots well enough into your preferences.
-White Noise
Can't speak for DeLillo's other stuff as I've not read it. WN is a solid novel that epitomizes American postmodernism without requiring 5-10 minutes to read a page like some others might.
-Borges's short stories, on the chance you haven't read them yet
eeeee
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Isabella Sevingchork - Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:43:55 EST ID:2TDhwEbz No.70159 Ignore Report Reply
Nausea - jean-paul sarte
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Isabella Clayfoot - Sun, 19 Aug 2018 22:40:32 EST ID:IoJZMcWv No.70279 Ignore Report Reply
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>>69532


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Jack Billingham - Sun, 03 Jun 2018 04:34:30 EST ID:7Df882Aq No.70126
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I'm working on a novel that I hope will induce the reader's worldview to permanently darken. While still being an engaging, realistic and enjoyable read, of course. I don't much trust this whole 'grimdark' label and if I wanted shock I'd read fan fiction.

But I'm having a hard time figuring out how this process of fucking up people's psyches will work. I'm quite desensitized; things don't really get to me anymore and haven't for some time. Bradbury could really get me down, and the bits I've read of Camus gave me a taste of the void. I need that man in my life for sure.

So I'm trying to draw from more negative, caustic literature. I plan on purchasing a copy of Carl Panzram's autobiography, and I have already found inspiration in the lyrics of bands like Dystopia and Spitboy, they really explore this sense of outraged disgust that I think can really wear you out morally.

I'm looking for things that aren't just for shock value, or just violence porn. I need an emotional punch, something that'll make the reader feel hatred, that will bother them and encourage them to set aside their personal values. What is this factor x that can induce compassion fatigue in even the casual reader? How do I use fiction to make people more selfish and cruel in their habits and thinking?

Please share any relevant experience you have towards this line of thinking and perhaps recommend any literature you think fits this bill.
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Isabella Fandock - Mon, 06 Aug 2018 06:44:29 EST ID:dGuMtlr0 No.70258 Ignore Report Reply
If you're still around...

Panzram - You're on the right track, that's an excellent start
Eric Harris's (Columbine shooter) writings
Christopher Browning - Ordinary Men
Iris Chang - The Rape of Nanking
Peter Williams - Unit 731
Dostoevsky - Crime and Punishment (also Notes from Underground would be good also)
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Samuel Drocklefoot - Mon, 06 Aug 2018 13:49:16 EST ID:wkdzb9wX No.70259 Ignore Report Reply
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journey_to_the_End_of_the_Night
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Eliza Brookforth - Sun, 19 Aug 2018 10:42:23 EST ID:IoJZMcWv No.70276 Ignore Report Reply
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>>70126
Dystopia definitely makes me fucking hate being human sometimes.


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Henry Fabbertudge - Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:28:47 EST ID:vANo5LJY No.70269
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Anyone have a pdf?
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Betsy Hesslefork - Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:48:56 EST ID:4vZzZP5I No.70270 Ignore Report Reply
https://douploads.com/9zxmy2naka78
I'm sure you can convert it
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James Gemblemere - Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:06:09 EST ID:poakUaRE No.70273 Ignore Report Reply
>>70270
Brosef thank you so much. I had a feeling someonewould come through on here. You don't really know how happy this has made me thank you!!!
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Cyril Blammerhet - Sun, 19 Aug 2018 09:58:43 EST ID:d7Oa1Npe No.70275 Ignore Report Reply
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Since OP got a happy ending, maybe someone will have the /psy/ book I've been looking all over for, pic related.


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Walter Giffingfuck - Mon, 02 Jul 2018 20:36:06 EST ID:hKKAmGXs No.70202
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Safely*
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Hugh Siddlestit - Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:47:28 EST ID:P6n/+9ei No.70209 Ignore Report Reply
i predict intense burning and redness. do it for our amusement and report back what happens


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Alice Findlehall - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:07:55 EST ID:HDHCXJ5a No.69850
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Is there a readable version of the bible th
at also is somewhat correct in it's translation?
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George Pockspear - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:42:23 EST ID:V40lkqfw No.70167 Ignore Report Reply
https://skepticsannotatedbible.com all you need to read are the annotations to get the gist
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Buck Strickland - Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:12:27 EST ID:OULk0ORn No.70196 Ignore Report Reply
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>>69850
just know what you're looking for when you open a Bible. I like the King James Bible, it's all fuckin fire and brimstone and shit. Idk what you mean by correct in it's translation. For the first few centuries of Christianity everybody was convinced Jesus would come back any day now so nobody bothered to write things down. Anything you find is gonna be translated from Aramaic to Greek at the very least, Western Bibles then go from Greek to Latin to whatever language you get the final translation to. You want the old testament stuff, you should look into translations of the Torah. KJB does fine for me.
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Thomas Puffingstitch - Mon, 02 Jul 2018 21:02:53 EST ID:JbMBxovX No.70203 Ignore Report Reply
>>70196
it is like the game "telephone", where the first person's message is garbled by the time it goes down the line to the last person. and then u throw in people in the game who intentionally garble the message for whatever reason

would u stake ur soul on that message, hell no lol


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Ian Huddlesut - Mon, 25 Jun 2018 22:29:28 EST ID:JRP9dMan No.70177
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I just started to read The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It takes place during 1868 in Petersburg. I don't know anything about that area or point in history and or where to start with the research required for me to fully appreciate it. I need guidance on how to choose what is most relevant to find out.
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Fuck Hushfuck - Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:54:10 EST ID:P6n/+9ei No.70188 Ignore Report Reply
idk nigga how about russian history from 1800 to the present thats where i would start
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Nicholas Chesslestet - Thu, 28 Jun 2018 22:22:10 EST ID:JbMBxovX No.70190 Ignore Report Reply
go wit the flo, read it like whatever
we full appreciate when we just reading
'whatever ok this is happening'
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Wesley Sommlelock - Fri, 29 Jun 2018 17:07:14 EST ID:pzzBCzyM No.70192 Ignore Report Reply
>>70177
St Petersburg has always been sort of the cultural center of Russia (as opposed to Moscow, that's rather more an economical/political center), slavery was ending right around that period, utopian socialism (Fourier) was on vogue in Russia, Dostoievski had gotten out of jail in Siberia shortly before righting this novel, french cultural influence over the educated people was also a big thing, while the working/lower class and specially those who lived far from the city were still submerged in middleage-ish oscurantism and deep orthodox christian beliefs (note how many of higher class characters in dostoievski's novels speak french. Even Dostoievski himself started working as a translator, and translated Balzac to russian). Dostoievski speaks about the unfathomable abyss that rises between these two classes.

The Possesed is a really great book by Dostoievski that tells the political climate of Russia in that period. You could read St Petersburg's stories by Gogol, a short book that was very influential for Dostoievski. Lermontov is also a key author. Obvioulsy Pushkin as well, allthough he's a little bit more boring imo. Lev Shestov is a good philosopher if you want to get into Dostoievski's philosophy. The first half of Notes from the underground also has a pretty explicit take on dostoievski's own philosophy. Bajtin also has a really good book on Dostoievski.


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Henry Gonnerbutch - Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:44:12 EST ID:u8vwe0Ag No.70171
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I don't normally read/enjoy poems but I just read this from an author I like a lot and was blown away
https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/16970664-to-my-friend
If more poems were like this, I'd actually read poetry. Anyone have any trippy/similar poems to recommend?
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Nell Drongersteg - Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:14:53 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70174 Ignore Report Reply
>>70173
So you do read poetry.
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Simon Gettingworth - Mon, 25 Jun 2018 22:33:54 EST ID:y06YYraG No.70178 Ignore Report Reply
check out The Cinnamon Peeler by Ondaatje. He's a great poet imo
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Augustus Pickspear - Wed, 27 Jun 2018 04:08:16 EST ID:4vZzZP5I No.70186 Ignore Report Reply
I enjoyed this poem that the character Bee wrote in Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut.

Break every link with air and mist,
Seal every open vent;
Make throat as tight as miser's fist,
Keep life within you pent.
Breathe out, breathe in, no more, no more,
For breathing's for the meek;
And when in deathly space we soar,
Be careful not to speak.
If you with grief or joy are rapt,
Just signal with a tear;
To soul and heart within you trapped
Add speech and atmosphere.
Every man's an island as in lifeless space we roam.
Yes every man's an island: island fortress, island home.


If you haven't read the book it's missing its meaning, but I think even without context it's pretty great.

I haven't really been much into poetry either, but reading this has made me want to find more that I can appreciate.


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Ebenezer Crobblestene - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:12:03 EST ID:f95yQ643 No.70134
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So this book I done read "Arts of Strength, Arts of Serenity: Martial Arts Training for Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Health", which is alright, has a pretty comprehensive list of martial arts related books that I'd figure I'd transcribe here.

"The following books are ones I recommend to martial arts students. Most are about traditional budo, but a few are about subjects, such has Zen, that are of interest because of their relationship to budo or bushido. This is by no means an exhaustive list, so students should seek out as many other good books as they can find.

Samurai Painters (1983): By showing the brush works of warriors who were also painters, the authors illuminate several important aspects of their personalities, including heir aility to observe, their passion for life, and their strength of character. A illuminating complement to the written word for learnign about bushido.

The Japanese Art of War (1991): A very well-written treatise on the relationship between martial arts, Japanese culture, and Zen. Because this book is written from an academic perspective, it is more useful as an historical overview than a practical guide to martial arts training, but still an excellent addition to any martial arts library.

Iai: the Art of Drawing the Sword (1981): A charming book on the Mugai style of iaido, illustrated with simple hand-drawn figure that clearly convey the ideas of the author. Craig explains the basics of Mugai-Ryu and also offers a liberal dose of samurai culture through stories of old Japan. Even though this work is not very polished, it communicates the spirit of Japanese swordsmanship well.

Karate-Do: My Way of Life (1975): An autobiography that highlights Funakoshi's martial arts career and his introduction of Okinawan karate to Japan. Easy to read and written in a clear, entertaining style, the stories and advice here are inspirational and decidedly informative for students of any martial art.

Zen in teh Art of Archery (1971): This book has had a great influence on the Western understanding of Zen, and rightfully so. Written by a Westerner trying to grasp the secrets of kyudo, Herrigel details his struggles in a way that gives the reader a vivid look at Zen concepts.

Japanese Death Poems (1986): Zen and Japanese thought taught through one of the most unique products of bushido culture. There is nothing morbid about these robust poems; they are alive with energy, transmitted simply through the words of old warriors and Zen masters.
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Ebenezer Crobblestene - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:48:37 EST ID:f95yQ643 No.70137 Ignore Report Reply
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A Comparison of Bushido and Chivalry (1984): A good source of stories about Samurai warriors and lists of warrior virtues, this book is written in awkward non-native English but contains much vital information on budo and bushido.

Japanese Swordsmanship (1986): One of the first and finest books written on iaido in English, by two of the first experts in the field. The book has an extensive historical section, written in Draeger's inimitable style, and a detailed section on the fundamentals of seitei iai. A good educational text for any student of swordsmanship, though probably best for those who are students of the techniques shown.

Sumo (1988): A richly illustrative guide to the msot essentially Japanese of martial sports. Describes techniques and sumo culture, and lists many of the top rikishi (sumo players) of the time when the book was written. Useful for sumo fans and for judoists, who can study the relationship between sumo skills and those used in judo.

Heiho Okugisho: The Secret of High Strategy (1994): A reprinting with translations of writings on strategy in swordsmanship, this collection was first begun in 1571 and modified several times through the yeares. Full of practical advice for the samurai swordfighter, the writings and pictures are evocative of a bygone era.

Hagakure: the Book of the Samurai (1979): An indispensable book for any serious student of Japanese martial arts and culture. expresses, rather than describes, bushido and the samurai culture, and does so in an inspiring way that makes it one of the most important books in any martial artist's library.
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Ebenezer Crobblestene - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:56:48 EST ID:f95yQ643 No.70138 Ignore Report Reply
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And now a few recommended periodicals...

Aikido Jounral, by Aiki News,
Machida-shi, Tokyo 194 Japan

Aikido Today Magazine, by Arete Press
Claremont, CA

Black Belt Magazine, by Rainbow Publications
Valencia, CA

Fighting Women News
Theodore, Alabama

Furyu: The Budo Jounral, by Tengu Press
Honolulu, Hawaii

The Iaido Newsletter, by Mr. Kim Taylor, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario

Journal of Asian Martial Arts, by Via Media Publishing Company
Erie, Pennsylvania

Karate Magazine, by Unique Publications
Burbank, CA
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Ebenezer Crobblestene - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:15:39 EST ID:f95yQ643 No.70139 Ignore Report Reply
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Anyways, that's all the author Nicklaus Suino covered. Credit where credit's due. He mentioned his focus was exclusively Japanese martial arts, so i'm sure there's plenty of martial arts from other regions (such as Korean Hapkido or Brazilian JuJutsu) that are worthy of study and exploration.

As far as all of the recommended books, the author highlighted eight essential texts, five books about historical figures who have been important to the development of modern Japanese martial arts, and three pivotal texts written about budo and bushido.

The autobiography of Funakoshi (who laregl created the Shotokan school of karate) in Karate-Do: My way of Life.

Kano Jigoro was the founder of Kodokan Judo, he synthesized his art from techniques found inf early jujutso systems and sumo, his book Kodokan Judo is vital reading.

The legend of Miyamoto Musashi is known throughout Japan and the world. He was a seventeenth-century swordsman who fought over sixty duel with real swords and never lost. It is said that he reached a state of enlightenment through his dedication to sword practice. His advice in A Book of Five Rings is so profound that there is always something in it just beyond the understanding of the student. The best martial artists I know all pick up this book once or twice a year to reread it and consider how its meaning relates to them.

Ueshiba Morihei was the founder of aikido. He is considered one of the great philosohpers of budo, and regardless of whether you study aikido, exposure to his teachings will help your internal development in martial arts. we are extremely lucky to have a fine translation of his teachings by John Stevens, called The Art of Peace, Teachings of the Founder of Aikido.

Another book by Stevens called The Sword of No Sword is about the life and teachings of Yamaoka Tesshu, a Meiji period swordsman, statesman, and perhaps one of the finest calligraphers ever. Tesshu's life exemplified the Zen idea of victory over the self through a robust experience.

The first of the three books that every martial artist must not only read, but totally absorb through years of study, is Hagakure, by Yamamoto Tsunetomo. It is a book written by an old samurai lamenting the passing of the time-honored, traditional ways of bushido.

The second essential book is Bushido, by Nitobe Inazo. It is perhaps easier to understand than Hagakure, being better organized and having been written expressly for an English-speaking audience, and it communicates the concepts found in bushido very well.

Finally, every marital artist must read Sun Tsu's The Art of War. This book spells out, though not always in the clearest terms, how to win battles, individually or in groups. Where Musashi is esoteric, Sun Tsu is methodical, elucidating which factors to consider and how much weight to give hem. It may not be clear to beginnign martial arts students why this book has value, but once they begin teaching, they will find that The Art of War spends many hours off of the shelves.

Chow.


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Cyril Sangergold - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:13:23 EST ID:6yTsmlKK No.69806
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/jack-ketchum-dead-71-actor-11909120
horror legend Jack Ketchum has passed. Dude was a huge influence. Any fans here? RIP in peas
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Shit Crackleham - Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:25:14 EST ID:bk10qSik No.69843 Ignore Report Reply
Idk who these other authors are, but rip Ursula.

She did SF the way SF was supposed to be done:
Questioning.
And she was a master story teller.
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Rebecca Turveyman - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:51:08 EST ID:UubbtM4E No.69845 Ignore Report Reply
>>69809
Hell, Le Guin died?
Maybe there's a chance of some decent Earthsea adaptations to be made. I dunno what her stance on them were besides getting mad about the Ghibli flick.
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Beatrice Hettingworth - Mon, 28 May 2018 15:44:29 EST ID:bB3jJzv+ No.70115 Ignore Report Reply
Turning this into a General RIP thread until someone whose a big enough name to deserve a private thread passes away

https://www.tor.com/2018/05/28/gardner-dozois-in-remembrance/
RIP the guy who collects all the best sci-fi short stories every year.


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DepressedBuddha - Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:21:26 EST ID:nOR/7RCR No.70042
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Can someone help me find an ebook of this?

The Method of Holding the Three Ones: A Taoist Manual of Meditation of the Fourth Century A.D.
By Poul Andersen
ISBN-13: 978-0700701131
ISBN-10: 0700701133

Further information: https://www.amazon.com/Method-Holding-Three-Ones-D/dp/0700701133

Went looking for it already on libgen, #bookz, #ebooks
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Ian Brevingbat - Sat, 19 May 2018 14:02:25 EST ID:N55obYRn No.70101 Ignore Report Reply
Needed to say thanks to the OP for turning me on to Libgen. Much appreciated.


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Hamilton Panderfig - Wed, 09 May 2018 14:28:18 EST ID:+KLQO2Bh No.70085
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Hey - do any of you remember an online monthly (or maybe quarterly) magazine that someone from /lit/ used to make years ago?

They would always post a thread on here asking for submissions and a lot of the work inside it was from /lit/ users.

I'm asking because I submitted some work that made the magazine years ago but lost all my copies of that work.

Anyone help is much appreciated.

Thnx
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Nell Turveygold - Sat, 12 May 2018 23:15:14 EST ID:6efigD2G No.70093 Ignore Report Reply
>>70086
Thank you for taking the time to read my message and reply with a useful link.
It really does mean a lot to me.
Even if it doesn't seem that way where you.
You had no reason to read my question and spend time finding a possible answer, but you did it anyway. I might not have even looked at your reply. I could have posted this thread and then never looked at this board, website any of it again.
Sometimes I realise how much I take places like this, and the internet in general, for granted. To have a connection with someone somewhere living some life, and for them to respond to you - with no idea who you are, where you're from, what you've done. It really is beautiful. (inb4 it's the 2cp speaking and my English is sloppy for a lit forum)
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Barnaby Guttingspear - Sun, 13 May 2018 06:21:13 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70095 Ignore Report Reply
>>70093
No problem man I hope you enjoy reading whatever you were looking for.
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William Buzzstock - Sat, 19 May 2018 01:21:45 EST ID:6efigD2G No.70100 Ignore Report Reply
>>70095
It was a short story I wrote a while ago, when my mind and thoughts were in a different place. Dystopian/utopian (is there a word for something that can be one or the other depending on how characters within the story are experiencing the world they live in, or additionally how the reader interprets the world - cold, desolate, even the moments of planned sadness come across and very strange. Hoping to get back into that style of writing/mind frame


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Simon Brottingmane - Wed, 28 Mar 2018 05:59:06 EST ID:rotji6Aw No.69975
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The movie Captain Fantastic inspired me further more to live with my Family in co-existence with nature. Im not interested in society at all.

Movie plot: Ben Cash, his wife Leslie and their six children live in the Washington wilderness. Ben and Leslie are former anarchist activists disillusioned with capitalism and American life, and chose to instill survivalist skills, left wing politics, and philosophy in their children – educating them to think critically, training them to be self-reliant, physically fit and athletic, guiding them without technology, demonstrating the beauty of coexisting with nature.

I explored some works from Erich Fromm and other humanists.
Does one of you know literature with humanism + naturism?
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Ian Murdville - Tue, 08 May 2018 23:32:12 EST ID:xu3HwFv7 No.70080 Ignore Report Reply
>>70079
Oh, and also check out "If a Tree Falls," a documentary about the eco-terrorist group the Earth Liberation Front.
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Ian Murdville - Tue, 08 May 2018 23:55:46 EST ID:xu3HwFv7 No.70083 Ignore Report Reply
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>>70080
One more recommendation: All the Little Animals by Walker Hamilton (also has a really good film adaptation, if you want something quick)
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Nicholas Cunnergold - Fri, 11 May 2018 20:15:03 EST ID:f95yQ643 No.70089 Ignore Report Reply
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"Country Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land" and "In the Shadow of the Sabertooth e-book: A Renegade Naturalist Considers Global Warming, the First Americans and the Terrible Beasts of the Pleistocene" both sound interesting. Stuff about Earthship Biotecture is interesting.

>>70080
Popular during the heyday of ELF & ALF Primitivism theorized that humanity's hope was a return to hunter-gatherer systems, but its pretty much a joke now because of its impracticality.


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