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This t-shirt Ad uses Nazi Swastikas to share Peace, Love and Freedom by yobrosup - Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:32:42 EST ID:7Y5vwbb4 No.208275 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This video advertises a clothing line which uses redesigned Swastikas as the main theme. Apparently the aim of this Ad is to destroy the stigmatization of the Nazi Swastika connecting the symbol to new meanings: Peace, Love and Freedom. Very interesting

Martin Blytheson - Sat, 15 Jul 2017 21:58:48 EST ID:xyW1LE2o No.208276 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Martha Canningdadging - Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:34:49 EST ID:Z08uqMmD No.208277 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Yeah, no one in their right mind is going to wear a rainbow swastika in public.
Charles Lightwill - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:32:51 EST ID:sh/G1PiS No.208278 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Phoebe Clibblebidging - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:33:59 EST ID:V0OYxPOk No.208285 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No one bats an eye if you wear a shirt with the Communist hammer and scythe, a symbol behind the killing of millions of white Christians.

But wear a symbol behind killing Jews? SHUT IT THE FUCK DOWN!

Next week we'll be having the Nelson Mandela shirt, another symbol behind killing millions of white people! Yay!

who even am I by Barnaby Cashkure - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:28:27 EST ID:Q9kaYENz No.208281 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I had an interaction with my daughter just now and it spiraled into some sort of existential terror

My son and daughter were in their room supposed to be going to sleep, but I heard her come out of her room and was just coming out to give me a hug.

I didn't react negatively to this - I don't want to say because I'm a nice person - but just because I am the way that I am. You might wonder, why would anyone react negatively to something like that? I don't know. But there are people in the world that would have.

They would have screamed at her for coming out of her room when she's supposed to be in bed, and she would have gone back to bed heartbroken when all she wanted was a hug. And thus the relationship between her and her parent would have been damaged (even further than it probably already would have been).

And when thinking this through, I thought "Well, I sure am glad that I'm not that way." But isn't that strange? I didn't get to decide or choose to be the way that I am. Or at the very least, I didn't choose to be the type of person that chooses to be the way that I am. I just randomly rolled these "stats".

It's horrifying to imagine everything that I could have been.
Barnaby Cashkure - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:39:19 EST ID:Q9kaYENz No.208282 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ever since I read the part about free will in Beyond Good and Evil it's been completely fucking with my head. I've heard arguments for and against free will a zillion times but Nietzsche just blows it apart.
Polly Goodstone - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:23:50 EST ID:8gq7GAVV No.208283 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, that is how it is, isn't it?

I was never free to post this message, fluctuations in the cosmos at the start of the big bang set in motion the events that caused me to post this post, and you to read it.

We are all molecular trains riding on our little tracks, and you know what? There is a comfort in it.
Like how I used to believe in how God had a plan. Except without the fear of an omnicidal fascist sky Hitler cunt spying on me all day. Just me living in my own little action/reaction cage, just observing where life will take me.

Not like you can do anything about it...
Cedric Hubbershaw - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:33:37 EST ID:7RQyvIWs No.208284 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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i feel u bruh

Racism by Rebecca Greenwill - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:52:29 EST ID:RJGzRrNh No.207576 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Posting here because social sciences.

What really determines if someone is racist?
Earlier today i was walking to collect my mail and throw my rubbish in the bin when i passed some black kids a boy and a girl, we smiled and nodded at each other but about half way to the letterbox i felt an unease and immeditly thought that these kids were going to rob me, they didnt, but i cant ignore that thought. Am i racist? would i have thought that if they were white, maybe if they were tatted up white kids who seemed like they had a drug problem.

So what is racism? Was i being a racist?
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Ebenezer Grimfoot - Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:42:26 EST ID:B0ii5qEp No.208259 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Anyone who wants to talk about race reality should go to stormfront, its a marginal view most people dont agree with.
the flicker !FwnV7hV52I - Sun, 25 Jun 2017 04:05:43 EST ID:rDFhhhN4 No.208260 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The "reality of race" is a fundamentally dishonest phrase, since people who employ it are never interested in discussing the material reality of racial conflict, or the contingent history of the creation and reification of racial categories. There is indeed a certain "reality," however shaky and provisional, to a racial category like "white," the definition of which has always shifted in service of class power — as when Southern and Eastern European immigrants in America were not considered "white," fitting the interests of the Anglo labor aristocracy. There is indeed a "reality" to how the very scientific racism which reactionaries peddle today has its genesis in the apologetics of the chattel slave trade.

Of course this is not what "race realists" are talking about when they employ the phrase. I have emphasized the bad-faith speech of the scientific racist so stridently in this thread because it is important to recognize his disingenousness for what it is. The reactionary who peddles scientific racism always couches his words in the civil manner of the good republican parliamentarian, and seeks above all to convince you of the frankness and honesty of his inquiry. Deny him this rhetorical charity and he will bray and bellow that you have violated the rules of civic discourse. It is all a game. The reactionary is a parasite that feeds on unmerited political goodwill, and scientific racism is how he convinces the impressionable that nativist settler hatred of nonwhites is reasonable, respectable, and proceeds from authoritative evidentiary grounds which the educated and critical will accept.
George Fottingsire - Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:31:10 EST ID:WFGKCTJE No.208262 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No, you said you wanted to discuss 'race reality' without it turning into a fight. Which means you want to be at a place where no one at all would disagree with you. There's quite a broad space between arguing an opinion different from other posters and being a troll, or don't you know that?
Hugh Denningpotch - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:02:50 EST ID:0mGiprQj No.208279 Ignore Report Quick Reply
> I don't want to fight = I don't want anyone to disagree with me.
Lol bruh.
Are you saying that disagreement and fighting are hand in hand and that no disagreement can occur peacefully and civilly?
Hugh Denningpotch - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:05:08 EST ID:0mGiprQj No.208280 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Let me say this to you, Flicker. If you've got what it takes to discuss race without throwing insults, I'll happily discuss it with you. We can discuss the definitions of the words, the way society feels about these words, genetics, memetics, whatever. I'd like that.

I smell chaos all over the damn place by Esther Cundleville - Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:59:34 EST ID:Sm7nPCsL No.208243 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What would happen if the world changes faster than people, and can that happen indefinitely?

In the Nordic countries, the amount of children going through a sex change is increasing every year. This is all good or not depending on what you think but the undeniable thing is that this is a big change taking place. Maybe just one of many examples of big change. What i fear is that the current social order and history has lead humanity to a certain point, it's a world where culture can't keep up with all the changes yet at the same time there is no alternative to this obsolete culture.

It's like because our reality is different, we become different but we don't even have time to adjust.
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Phoebe Blannerway - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:28:08 EST ID:YXMsMuFM No.208248 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Yes it does. That's the reason why WW1 turned into such a shitstorm nightmare; technology had advanced so much that you now could have destructive power rivaling several men in the hands of one soldier, yet those same soldiers were under command of old generals accustomed to the warfare of the preceding century.
Hannah Fudgehood - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:15:39 EST ID:v0UCDIkg No.208249 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Comparing the primitive with late-modern societies, despite a change of technology, way of life, etc., primal archetypes remain. Archetype being a basic fundamental form which reappears again and again. Hence how two very different cultures separated by distance and time have developed nearly the same imagery and beliefs about life.

"They are expressions of the structure of the human psyche." Of what is inside us and the need to understand, or, "reflections of spiritual and depth potentialities of every one of us."

Jung says:
>"The circle is one of the great primordial images of mankind, that in considering the symbol of the circle, we are analyzing the self."

The chief of a Pawnee tribe:
>"When we pitch camp, we pitch the camp in a circle. When we looked at the horizon, the horizon was in a circle. When the eagle builds a nest, the nest is in circle."

Plato describes the soul as a circle. Joseph Campbell supposes it represents totality:
>Within the circle is one thing, it is encircled, it's enframed. That would be the spatial aspect, but the temporal aspect of the circle is, you leave, go somewhere and come back, the alpha and omega. God is the alpha and omega, the source and the end. Somehow the circle suggests immediately a completed totality, whether in time or in space."

We're reminded of this when looking at an analog clock and see the cycle of time. Continuing with the mandala and for the Navajo the Pollen Path.
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Ian Hummerpare - Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:19:56 EST ID:+mfMKU1Z No.208271 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The world doesn't change faster than people.

There are just so many people that a one-size-fits-all culture is no longer viable.
Reuben Wishway - Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:39:42 EST ID:YXMsMuFM No.208273 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>In the Nordic countries, the amount of children going through a sex change is increasing every year.

How much per capita?

Do you think the increase will be noticed at all, considering the increase is practically from zero operations per year?

As a Norwegian guy, nope so far this has not been a big change. Not even noticeable.

If you wanna talk about this "big change", talk about shit like the fact that even poor people get to go to bed with a full stomach, or how we've stopped and eradicated every major disease to the point that cancer is recognized as a big killerProtip it wasn't a big killer for the entirety of human history.
Nigel Brongershaw - Sat, 15 Jul 2017 08:10:26 EST ID:xyW1LE2o No.208274 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Op's post is just "oh no! Trannys, yuck!!"

jolly african-american by Charlotte Sommerpag - Sun, 02 Jul 2017 17:29:16 EST ID:9uFbRE+4 No.208264 Banned Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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when will it be socially acceptable for a white person to say jolly african-american? And why is it THAT offensive to begin with? We give the power to words. I get that nowadays we're still relatively fresh out of Jim Crowe and things race relations are still kind of tense but surely eventually there will come a time somewhere down the line where we finally have perfect equality, will the word still be offensive? What about when we all look about the same a thousand years from now, will it still be offensive THEN?

I'm not trying to be edgy here, even though I personally think it's stupid to let sound waves cause so much trauma, I don't say the word around people I know it will offend (at this point mostly everyone). I'm just really curious when it will stop.

Also do you think we'll keep inventing new words to be offended by or will we finally get passed this?
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Beatrice Gellyson - Mon, 03 Jul 2017 19:16:22 EST ID:FoYy8aWz No.208267 Ignore Report Quick Reply
is it that simple? a lot of black people say using the n word is crossing the line even if youre best friends

i honestly dont think a white person has any business using the word

and obviously it will change but it hasnt yet and wont until systemic racism is actually a thing of the past
Beatrice Fidgenot - Tue, 04 Jul 2017 16:46:08 EST ID:+XN4QoUK No.208268 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>systemic racism is actually a thing of the past

indeed it is.

if you disagree, prove which rights black people dont have that everyone else does. oh, you wont. oh well, guess we can discard your claim like a fart in the wind.
Fuck Croffingson - Tue, 04 Jul 2017 19:10:21 EST ID:9uFbRE+4 No.208269 Ignore Report Quick Reply
We've made progress but it's not like all the damage goes away when you say "ok racisms over guys we did it"
Phineas Guzzlelock - Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:31:38 EST ID:WFGKCTJE No.208270 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>legal rights enshrined in the code of law in a handful of countries
>>is the same as
>>the totality of all structural, institutional, and personal biases prevalent throughout all cultures globally
Betsy Brenderbug - Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:17:09 EST ID:1kfT+DW9 No.208272 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>hey guys if you ban guns people will just find another way to kill
>hey guys discrimination is mostly illegal so racism can never happen

the why of progress by Shit Carryfield - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:16:36 EST ID:jDHD98qF No.208255 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Also following the Anger Masturbations post about having a civil coversation, I'm going to ask a relatively simple question.

And it's this; we can all agree the state of the world is pretty chaotic, at least for a lot of people relative to five or ten years ago. This is clearly reflected in the politics of our times. No matter how bad things get and no matter how many people in response stop and say 'okay now is the time to really get serious and fix things, before there's no going back', things keep moving forward. The question I have is why. Why is it that the idea that things are wrong right now, and they were right in the past-- so universal, while any proposals to change things back are always controversial?

My biggest suspicion is the loud minority that destroys most civil conversations and keeps progress from being made. But surely if enough of the majority were trying they're best to do it, they should be able to carry on a conversation even despite a bit of trolling going on. So it also can be that people just aren't trying they're best, that they don't really care and they're distracted enough by the stresses of their lives to try to fix the world. Or maybe even the majority doesn't really care.

Or maybe, and this is the most interesting to me, this is all just an inevitability. There are technological revolutions going on that act on the human race as almost a sort of 'puberty', and it's insane to thing humans _would_ be able to keep on top of this. If this were the case, then what's going on sucks but it's fine, because people will learn to live with one another and things will even out.

Of course there's also the view that a certain portion of the population have just been so screwed over that they don't just not give a shit, they wanna burn everything down. They may not cognizantly be planning the end of the world, but they go 'eh fuck it maybe I will vote for X extreme referendum, one the one hand it might end well but even better it might end in the end of the world'. I've met a few people like that.

Maybe it's everyone? But the world is always complicated. Or maybe it's no one.. and thi…
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James Finnerwater - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:51:11 EST ID:3LVcJZJN No.208256 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well in order to involve our personal conscious in a metaphor that is meaningful and sees outward details and inner details reflecting one another we have to stop being a big baby and realize that no I don't achieve sympathy for myself and the pay back of injustice with this solopsism, I achieve the end of myself and the end of the system over this conflict with justice. And my realization of flaws in "THE system" and my love of systems don't balance each other out by an assertion of an invetable I chose to absolute. I don't make things better by sinking the ship to prove my hole or help communicate my knowledge of a farce by causing it to do literal harm. I secretly had an easier way that had been recorded for years but I don't take it because being in ethical content doesn't seem to match the picture of injustice o am aware of so I prefer to stay unhappy. And that was not voting. By goting and keeping the wounded relevance of the credence of public consciousness and social promises I perpetuate and egg on interest. Which if I examined the root word in politics I would understand, polarizing. The full word meaning polarizing love. I don't necessarily help my cause by reacting self destructive to the whole thing because I still react I have been thusly polarized and acted out of my love(litical) but I haven't acted politically because i didn't want to polarize. So my litical feelings are passive aggressive bets that I will wreck my significant others car if he does x(that I won't signify or polarize) and marry him if he does y( that I won't signify or polarize)

So the term plays out almost exactly the same way every time because you won't organize or galvanize anything even as a nihilist, anarchist, or dissident.
Cyril Dollystone - Mon, 03 Jul 2017 04:10:49 EST ID:TXzq2wrO No.208265 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Why is it that the idea that things are wrong right now, and they were right in the past-- so universal, while any proposals to change things back are always controversial?

Because people are fucking retarded and don't realise the mental fallacies inherit to the human brain looking at the past.

>hurr durr todays music sucks
>yesterdays music was so much better

People just forgot all about the shitty music of the '80s and only remember the classics.

Anger masturbation by Ebenezer Hendlekig - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:56:11 EST ID:9xHHmrI5 No.207907 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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It seems like most people these days aren't looking to engage in what is classically considered a "discussion" or even a "debate". People have become so entrenched ideologically that it makes discussion and exchange of ideas all but impossible.

I don't think it's nostalgic to say that the rhetoric of this period is more polarized than it was a 5 years or even a decade ago at least in the context of American politics. When people have a difference of opinion there is no discussion there is only the reinforcement of preconceived notions and the stroking of the anger boner. People have come to enjoy the righteous anger they feel when their lighting up someone who has the "wrong" political opinion.

This sort of thing happened in the past but it was mint everyone doing it to each other all the time. Everything has devolved to the point where it's a nonstop rage masturbation fest on both sides. No one wants to learn, no one wants to admit that they might be wrong, no one wants to actually solve any problems. They just want to be right and someone else be wrong, we've all become addicted to the feeling of being righteously angry at the people we believe are "wrong".
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Cyril Gingerhood - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:28:41 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.208227 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Again, I really don't want to minimize Marx's achievement in any way. But you can't tell me that post-modernism wouldn't exist if Marx hadn't existed, which was my point in saying that in the first place.

Also, to your comment about musicians; yes, if Mozart had never lived, I don't think we would have his symphonies. But, if Euclid never lived, we would still have the laws of geometry more or less as we have them now. One comes wholly from the individual (as an element of course of the artistic movement of their times) while the other is purely a discovery in ideal space which can always be made.

I would suggest that political ideas like Marx's fall somewhere in between these two in the spectrum, where there is a certain 'thereness' which will inevitably be discovered, mixed with the unique qualities of that individual in bringing them to light.
Nigel Gepperpad - Sat, 10 Jun 2017 04:19:16 EST ID:TXzq2wrO No.208228 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Human ideas and inventions are just like evolutionary features. Doesn't matter which animal evolves the features, they'll show up eventually. And they will keep showing up among multiple species throughout time.

Reality as is enforces that certain thoughts are constructed, and certain inventions are made.
Sidney Brookway - Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:03:51 EST ID:w9KFVcbk No.208229 Ignore Report Quick Reply
And i thought this was about getting angry and beating off.
Shit Carryfield - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:52:41 EST ID:jDHD98qF No.208254 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>we don't have records of the kind of awful shit people might shout at you in the street in ancient Athens
Just an interesting note; we kind of do have this. Or more accurately, we have some graffiti from Ancient Rome, and it's actually pretty similar to modern day bullshit. Like one example says 'Theophilus, don’t perform oral sex on girls against the city wall like a dog' and If anyone sits here, let him read this first of all: if anyone wants a screw, he should look for Attice; she costs 4 sestertii'. So perhaps you are right, at least in your idea that people then and people now are basically the same then and now.

I wrote an essay a while back saying something similar, in fact. That rather than the tail end of human existence, this is just a new stage of humanity. We're just getting the truth faster and harder than people ever have before. And yes, that sudden new burst of stimuli kinda fucks with your ability to function. We need to get used to dealing with all this new information, learn how to exist with it. Most of human behavior is learned, in fact some very credible scientists think that even emotions may be learned(not that they don't exist, but happy/sad/angry/etc are made up ways to represent thousands of brain states that could be classified differently). It's sorta like we hit (another) puberty as an entire race. Now's that awkward period where we're insufferably and maybe even a bit self-harming as we learn to deal with these new ways of thinking, feeling, and acting.

I mean people thought New York City was coming to an end a while ago. The Economist Thomas Malthus predicted that it'd be buried in horse shit. Because you know, when the main mode of transportation for a major city shits multiple times a day it's only a matter of time before it all builds up. And apparently it was believable because the streets really were filling up with horse shit. But then someone came up with the car, and those worries disappeared. Ingenuity saved the day then, and I don't see any reason why human ingenuity won't likely save the day now. Whether it's in the form of some ridiculously awesome invention, or just people le…
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James Finnerwater - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:47:08 EST ID:3LVcJZJN No.208257 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Doesn't it fellate the anger that the demand stays in place while the means falls apart.

Lacan and the Otaku Culture by Ryoichi - Sun, 02 Apr 2017 05:39:00 EST ID:1EiSvWRE No.207959 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Greetings /pss/

I've got an upcoming thesis that requires a Lacanian psychoanals on the Otaku culture, to be specific on the emerging of Online Mobile Games (Mobage) trends. How could they become popular, how could the users willing to spend thousands of kachings on it, and how it become a subculture not only in Japan but also in other countries.

I'm still a noob in Lacan, while I'm also learning it myself, can you help me on where to start or a good route to understand it enough to use it as an analysis tool?

Thanks inb4
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Walter Shakewill - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:01:40 EST ID:54PBc7Id No.207965 Ignore Report Quick Reply
We sure do get a lot of students on this board.
Beatrice Hammledudge - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:38:58 EST ID:pGdi6pf4 No.208250 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Honestly, if you’re a noob in Lacan you won’t write anything solid in that thesis. Crazy post-modern academia has already “reappropriated” Lacan though and that peculiar combination of subjects makes for a heavy salad too crude for real thought but nuts enough for academic criteria. You might succeed, but even if you do, you wouldn’t get closer to psychoanalysis.

The way to it is to brush off all secondary sources and read basic Freud (The Interpretation of Dreams, Psychopathology of Everyday Life, The Joke and its Relation to the Unconscious, plus I’d say some of the case studies) along with “basic” Lacan, whatever that might be... maybe The Insance of the Letter, maybe the second seminar, or some of the Écrits.

Curiously there are some comments by Lacan on the Japanese language, I believe from the first seminars and maybe some written texts. I don’t remember most of it, but I recall him praising the language’s sensitivity to social hierarchy.
Walter Clezzledudge - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:54:09 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208251 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lacan proposes that the mirror phase creates an illusion of independence. In freud and even some modern psychology, and even modern views found here and on the news. The it isn't an illusion it is the standard we should judge ourselves by and we are as sufficiently infantile as the imposition of that distorted super ego critique suggests. And our failures to live up to it, our neurosis's are still charted along that development to live up to it. Suggesting the adult world impressed in that distortion of a super imago as existing as it restricts us then.

Lacan suggested that the mirror phase both biologically and linguistically as understood in humans is more like a misunderstanding. You can't see the supporting frames and buttresses that still hold up that independent image from the other side of the mirror, much like you can't see the strings and supports that hold up a puppet or a piece of architecture succesfully couched in space.

this is because of the depths of reflection that give possibilities in self reflection both physical and mental, but the lack of human understanding(crossing over into philosophy) about the "behind-ness" or "underneathness" of human perception or what it takes to authentically be couched in physical space.

lacan is basically propositioning that as humans we are afraid of dependence, so we don't see how dependence and support is neccessary in the self. In the light of the mirror image we think is favored by society.
Walter Clezzledudge - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:15:16 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208252 Ignore Report Quick Reply

It about the inability to see that the statement and the self reflection exist in and out of the same state that occurs in an image in film or theatre. When we approach it without suspension we fall prey to anxietys produced by ads and movies and society itself because we don't embrace self reflexive or going into how that is working.

On the otherside we don't realize reality without it, because it's distinct from "the real" because of the idea that to make something "more real" in our concious beliefs about reality we hide our manipulation and editing of it we don't reach reality by caving into the real either.

Embracing how it's being made and the production of what's happening within that construction is like seeing the net and seeing the weaving. essentially ignoring the man behind the curtain, or the very real existence of our heart, intellect, and courage as symbol/ic we don't have reality.
Walter Clezzledudge - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:30:21 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208253 Ignore Report Quick Reply
For the otaku part you might want to fucus on the collection of symbols, in an order with improvisation and contextual logic related to gathering of symbols. These games suggest skill and a pop up wind out, interlocking finding or achievement of symbols. In a ground, as expressed in the actual puzzle board, that is chaotic or in flux in it's logic and constancy. Impulse is attracted and seems to have a part to play on the road to skill, but suffers a critique in the reason it is present in the games. Or in order to get you to pay more money.

It's game is chaotic or flux in it's logic and justification. Suggesting unfairness and pay barriers and traps for a person. But impulse is also achieving justification and making perspective. More literally how you play it will determine interaction.

Duality of good and evil by Isabella Buzzgold - Sun, 07 May 2017 09:26:04 EST ID:K4ulXiPw No.208120 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Lately i've been looking into the physosophy of good and evil,the angelic and the demonic and so on.I am looking for a book that explores the duality of concepts like these,any suggestions
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Walter Willyledge - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:25:52 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208236 Ignore Report Quick Reply
read the comment chain we are responding to now.
Walter Willyledge - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:15:08 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208237 Ignore Report Quick Reply
in addition, they were both responders to hegel and predisposed with the metaphysics of value. As well as outlining things in world stages, and structuring there philosophy based on the same mechanics of logic in that.

Nietzhce even took the subsuming of tensions in greater and greater stages to self overcoming. While Marx took it a materialist place. Both were obsessed with the master and slave dynamic. And the concept of self recognition.
So on and so on.
Priscilla Mobberson - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:21:50 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.208238 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That's my point. The Man with No Name up there >>208162 mentions Marx in a throwaway comment merely comparing the story of Nietzsche's life to his, and now all of a sudden we're talking about the practical effects of Marxist theory. This is the second thread on the front page that has been derailed from its true topic into discussing Marx merely by someone having mentioned his name. Maybe we need a Marx containment thread?
Walter Willyledge - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:38:49 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208239 Ignore Report Quick Reply
no that will only excerbate it. If your intentions are to get less marx threads popping up don't do it. I agree though people have tried to make pss incredibly political. And there basically using marx's status as a philosopher to achieve that.

My take on beyond good in evil, is that Nietzche basically outlined the parts of the creative process and the living independently process that affect or stop us from achieving the experience of the uber or the super. And it's technically the super ego. The voice that berates us with good and bad left and right, whose job it is to give rise to the function of values and soul to make meaning. According to nietzche the advent of morals imprisons man but also makes man and life interesting. With us finding reasons for our pain. This part of the concept of good and bad divides value in to category, and rationale into fixed position for what is good and bad and why you suffer.

This doesn't help you achieve the sublime. or understand the abyss as the pillow that it is. Because you are still being punished for it forever being caste into the negative in the good and evil phase.
Walter Willyledge - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:40:26 EST ID:UgAS1X+C No.208240 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>208239 the entire thing being historically interesting and good fuel for social commentary. But asphyxiating or trapping for the human mind and soul.

Nietzche believes this is the human being refusing to diversify and expand it's mental diet.

Leftism and the bounds of political correctness by Phoebe Sabberspear - Mon, 29 May 2017 19:41:21 EST ID:esq3c4wi No.208164 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is there anyone here is who is on the side of the protesters here? I cannot for the life of me conjure a justification for this nonsense
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Nell Hunkinwater - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 03:16:58 EST ID:+XN4QoUK No.208215 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>even more passive aggressive smuggery

keep this up and i too will be checking regularly. pure schadenfreude.
Nell Hunkinwater - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 03:18:26 EST ID:+XN4QoUK No.208216 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>stay on topic
>what about bathrooms

fucking lawl
Polly Gaffingfoot - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 03:32:31 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.208217 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you had bothered to respond to my question about bathrooms, I would've explained the connection (which should already be painfully obvious without needing to even state it.) That's called the Socratic method, argumentation in a circle.

>>keep this up and i too will be checking regularly. pure schadenfreude.
Until you start posting like a normal contributing /pss/ poster, with at least *some* degree of thought and pretense at dialectic before going off on shit posting tangents (which is how most posters here operate) you can guarantee I will be up your ass and harassing you every single time you post. You're disrupting the discussion I was hoping to have in this thread, even though I'm not even OP. Obviously we're not going to get that now, but if you learn your lesson, maybe eventually this thread can become not shit again (actually it was always shit, but it took quite a dive with your posts, which is saying something) and hopefully you won't do it to any other threads.
Nell Hunkinwater - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:32:13 EST ID:+XN4QoUK No.208218 Ignore Report Quick Reply

spiteful little prick arent you. sad. have this "discussion" you wish to have with yourself, thats really what you wanted to do. talk about going full circle.
Polly Gaffingfoot - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:46:27 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.208219 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No, I'll have it with
i.e. the other posters who came to this thread to discuss OP, rather than hear you screech.

Concision by Penis Flappingsack - Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:40:11 EST ID:Sc8Oin8v No.208079 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Following the Anger Masturbation thread's theme of examining how to have better discussions, I'd like to discuss, or at least mention, concision. Often the most thoughtful posts on /pss/ are also some of the longest. I suspect that less people read them because of their length, and I imagine that this issue is worse yet when people are trying to read through a full back-and-forth in a thread. For the vast majority of you who concern yourselves with effective communication, I remind you to edit your posts down for concision when able.
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Martha Forringhood - Thu, 11 May 2017 10:09:46 EST ID:qmIpAjjo No.208132 Ignore Report Quick Reply
schools (in the us and canada at least) unintentionally train kids to inflate their wordcount so they can get essays done easier. Often times the only grading metric is proper grammar/spelling, and word/letter count. I bet that's part of why you get posts like this.
John Snodshaw - Thu, 11 May 2017 23:59:42 EST ID:8ZoPLUhY No.208136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That's a good point. Rhetoric training should focus more on sentence structure and critical thinking. Grammar should be subject to clarity of ideas expressed.
Phineas Drorrykane - Mon, 29 May 2017 20:42:59 EST ID:CTxDZjmw No.208166 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Moving forward is tough. We like to use big words to stop normies from knowing what we're saying. That seems to slow us down though.
Charlotte Sagglechotch - Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:55:08 EST ID:tqlhDf06 No.208176 Ignore Report Quick Reply
He makes a good point. Look at chemistry, philosophy, or music theory. The use of "big words" in these fields is out of necessity, not pompousness, and this is true for many other fields of study as well. The one real problem with this specialization is, as he points out, that problems arise due to stagnation and inaccuracy when they cut themselves off too much.
Phineas Nickleson - Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:59:45 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.208184 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Thread on concision
Is itself very concise
Parsimony reigns

On The Nature of Evil by The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:19:24 EST ID:drDI4Zd2 No.207739 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Evil is something that is misunderstood, because it is something that does not see itself. Evil does not see itself because of the nature of ego… Let us say that there is a man, who passes a homeless person on the street, whom he gives money to. The nature of ego is such that the man does not give the homeless man money because he believes what he is doing is morally righteous, but because he has become addicted to the pleasure received from the concept of doing good.

This phenomenon is both what the ego is, and a state of psychosis which when fully manifested results in a psychopathic personality. It is a feed-back loop of emotion and want which is self-perpetuating. At the route of this phenomenon is the repression of an emotional state so great, that it becomes the defining memory of the individuals’ personality. Usually this state of Psychosis is triggered by the most extreme acts: rape, murder, and torture. Because these acts become what the host ego identifies with, the identifying ego naturally seeks to perpetuate itself through a repetition and justification of these acts. As such a bruised ego comes from an opinion of a thing that contradicts the validity of this reality. This is why if you judge a murderer you will likely be murdered, not because you deserve it, but because the ego of the murderer cannot stand to face what it sees as a contradiction to it’s being. Thus the bad always blames the good for its own nature, and so the good becomes a receptacle of sin for others.

Because society represses what is seen as immoral, and it is these immoral acts that define the personality of psychotics, the psychopath cannot truly be who they are in regular society, and therefore must seek out the experiences which they believe define them.

But this leaves the question to be answered as how to and why a person would identify him/herself with things that are considered emotionally negative in the first place. The answer to this is simple, that psychosis is a defense mechanism, which reverses a negative situation into a positive one so that the individual does not go insane. A murderer gains pleasure from a murder in order to protect ones sanity, a rapist identifies himself with rape and so rapes, a rape victim snaps and enjoys the experience so she does not loose her mind, a torture victim becomes masochistic, while the torturer becomes sadistic.

As a result of this process one observes that the psychotic personality consists of multiple levels of ego that exist in denial of each other, but are used by the emotional feedback loop of seeking an identity, to justify the foundational experience of the psychosis. Because the layers of ego that are not of the foundational reality contradict said reality, they cannot exists along side it, and so the psychotic can truly deny their foundation, and believe that they deny it, yet do everything they can to reenact the foundational experience.

In other words, the psychotic is stuck in a loop of self-justification used to perpetuate something so negative it has become a positive and foundational aspect of the hosts’ psychology.

To all those who do not suffer yet do, I am real. Your medicine is on its way. The self-justification you have been seeking is at hand, for I will never give up until we understand each other, when you are no longer judged, and the cycle of violence will end. I forgive you.

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Hedda Buzzfuck - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:20:27 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.207745 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thnx m8.
Nicholas Pockdale - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:18:35 EST ID:7xOxbFjC No.207746 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lord of the flies
Betsy Begglemork - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 05:38:15 EST ID:hvs4h/ox No.207849 Ignore Report Quick Reply
continue your series on morality and pleasure.

I remember the old ones and see how some things have developed here and wow.

That is great work.

I still contend that while this description is one i believe. That while technically it robs you of your identity and free willing sanity, so that willing and santity become harder even if it's not chained to a violent ritual, but instead lets say flicking the lights on and off ten times every time. This defense mechanism is for the severest shocks and a traumas the human soul goes through. Fighting your way back to a wholeness and reconciling and accepting and loving yourself in the new condition are powerful tools. That lead to new life out of a condition that seems broken.

the idea of male love the desire or the chase and tied to the concept of lack and attainment and female love or the unattainable.

also relates to the structure or the loop invovled in trauma. Or the difference between conscious thought and perhaps non critical non self asserted or out of what is control thought.

That's why one might struggle against psychosis but it's also why one might keep their sanity. Which is essence.

I can't remember which philosophy asserts it but, a kind of knowing is related in this philosophy as the noose, or the idea of the concious collecting or grabbing something.
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Jarvis Blinnerspear - Fri, 19 May 2017 23:48:26 EST ID:U9scTQrw No.208155 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The eye that sees evil is evil.
The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Mon, 22 May 2017 02:03:43 EST ID:hX9kQ/Yg No.208159 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It takes a thief to catch a thief.

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