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Schools turned into psychic-wards

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- Fri, 28 Jul 2017 05:24:38 EST wN9L5jv0 No.208300
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What the fuck is wrong with children at schools nowadays?!

It turned really to the worse!

Learned it the hard way during an internship:

Children don't learn any essential behavioral patterns anymore. 90% are getting their educational input by some arsehole youtuber and the parents just don't care.

So the teacher has too often the role of educating these hellspawns in basic social-skills!

Too often I hear stupid parents say shit like "we were bad in school too! We did also pull pranks and were disrespectfull" (best if done in hearing-range of their hellspawn!)

but I dare you to visit a regular school or Campus these days: There is a difference between smoking in secret at the restrooms or attacking teachers with scissors (and beeing a disrespectful cunt in general)
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Isabella Fullerway - Tue, 07 Sep 2021 10:46:40 EST 3VaWMsZn No.210505 Reply
Did you call social services on their asses? They might as well be locking up their kids in a dungeon after school to get that behavior.
Cornelius Civingforth - Fri, 17 Sep 2021 03:45:44 EST +JTN+R+M No.210509 Reply
I blame psychiatry. Too many doctors see no problem with giving 10 year olds 90mg of adderall everyday. They literally don't see anything wrong with it, because they read some "study" about how great it is, and if someone took time to write a "study", then that must make it completely true. Parents are also using their children to feed their own drug habits. I personally know people who got their kids scripts for amphetamines/benzo's because the Dr. finally cut off the parents' script because they were clearly just using the amphetamines/xanax to get high and do degenerate shit. Have you seen some of the pictures floating around of school shooters? I've seen where the kids look like they ate their whole adderall script in one night, and are holding guns with eyes bugging out of of their heads and their pupils the size of their thumb.
Its a topic that Big Pharma pays millions to make sure no one talks about.
Betsy Tillingfuck - Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:39:25 EST 2YCFE3AB No.210510 Reply
Amphetamines have been used for ADHD kids since the 1930s, your post reeks of 'soccer mom discovers something sensational in a blogspot and has a bone to pick'. Maybe try looking into the 'studies' you callously dismiss before judging people on a drugs site. Or go moral outrage back on 4chan/pol/ where it belongs. nb

slog through required essays

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- Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:47:46 EST fGHDtkRk No.210379
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anyone else get a great start writing something and then just totally lose interest in what they're writing about, but it's too late to completely start over? I have a little less than a month to make this 20-30 pages lol, and i'm not even through with context let alone actually making the point i originally wanted to make, i swear to god they do this just to see how much we'll put up with

The idea that reality itself could be socially constructed is one that to many seems absurd on its face and is often called upon as an example of the excesses of postmodernism. However, here I will make the argument that it is, in fact, not a particularly radical or even new idea and actually has deep roots in enlightenment philosophy and beyond.

An example I always like to harken back to when discussing the concept of the social construction of reality is that of phlogiston in 18th century chemistry. Chemists observed that generally speaking when things were combusted they lost mass. This was an observation of something which occurred in objective reality that led many chemists to come to accept the existence of a substance called “phlogiston” which they believed was held with-in every (combustible) substance and released upon combustion. The more readily combustible a substance was, the more phlogiston it contained.

[The phlogiston theory of combustion was first proposed by, etc., boring, do last]

This explained several observations that early chemists had made, most notably as mentioned the fact that all observations made up to that point had demonstrated that substances lost mass when combusted. Given the knowledge they had at the time, the phlogiston theory of combustion was a perfectly reasonable theory to have come up with.

As time went on, chemists began to do experiments on what they believed was phlogiston. This led to, among other things, the discovery of oxygen. [A lot more boring context, rip from “Oxford Companion to the History of Science” and be done with it, cite obviously]

Another great example is that of homeopathy. Homeopathy is a school of thought with-in medicine which has been thoroughly debunked by modern science, but at the time did in-fact have evidence to support its efficacy. This is a particularly interesting example I think, because the reason it worked at the time, was precisely because it didn’t work.

See, homeopathy differs from most other forms of alternative medicine like Ayurvedic medicine or traditional chinese medicine, in that it’s physically impossible for it to have any effect on the human body whatsoever. Traditional plant based medicine such as those mentioned above utilize a pharmacopoeia of hundreds of different species of plants and other natural substances, many of which contain alkaloids that are proven to be active in humans.

Homeopathy on the other hand… [Explain homeopathy] A commonly used analogy is that homeopathic treatments are kind of like throwing a single aspirin into a lake, letting it dissolve, and then selling cups of water from the lake as headache medicine.

Think about that for a second though. A school of medicine which defies the laws of physics as we currently understand them in some respects worked better than other commonly used remedies of the time for some ailments because our understanding of the human body was so poor that many of the treatments available did far more harm than good. Consider this was before even germ theory became widely accepted, so not only were many of the treatments like blood letting effectively killing the patients faster, it was being done with instruments which were not properly disinfected by people who did not follow any sort of hygiene protocols


This idea that - [Allegory of the cave, 1 Corinthians 13:12, etc. → Kant’s noumenal vs. phenomenal universes, masters of suspicion → postmodern rejection of modernist modes of inquiry, “employing difference, repetition, the trace, the simulacrum, and hyperreality to destabilize other concepts such as presence, identity, historical progress, epistemic certainty, and the univocity of meaning” (SEP), this definition means nothing to people who haven’t already studied postmodernism… rework]. So in the greater philosophical tradition, at least in recent memory, it’s actually the total rejection of this notion (i.e. Objectivism) that is the aberration
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Beatrice Worthingville - Tue, 20 Apr 2021 16:21:06 EST fGHDtkRk No.210411 Reply
got an 85% 🤷
Hamilton Pittman - Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:32:18 EST X1zFezBm No.210501 Reply
Post it, you twat. I want to see what garners an 85%. And as long as you've got 20 pages you may as well continue it into a book.

sartre was right

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- Fri, 02 Oct 2020 06:33:52 EST fGHDtkRk No.210300
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I don't think the dude who wrote this was a fascist or any kind of bigot or anything close, or maybe even on the right, he seems nice enough and I don't want to malign him, so I don't mean in a moral sense, rather I'm strictly talking about the argumentative style, I saw someone write this:

>Social justice is such a bizarre historical aberration since it involves Guilt based cultures, which are derived from Christianity, and then enough wealth and stability that the majority populations are willing to be demonized. If the majority white population is barely getting by, they won't be very happy about being called oppressors. Similarly, if you need your young male population to be aggressive to fight off your neighbors, talking about toxic masculinity seems silly

And against all better judgement I couldn't help but write a response (posted below) and it ended up taking almost two fucking hours and being 15 times as long and I STILL feel like I haven't even begun to scratch the surface of all the ways what he said is wrong

How the hell do you effectively argue against something like this? It's like they can just say whatever they want and it's a thousand times harder to debunk what they're saying, which leads people who could to just give up which in turn allows the ideas to spread.

The people making these arguments are not all bad people. It would be much easier if they were. We could just discount it offhand and attack them as people, deplatform, whatever, but this isn't necessarily the argument of someone who is genuinely a bad person.

I just see something like this and it's like we're living in completely different universes, but this line of thinking is wrong enough that I feel like it can't just stand. I really want to talk to people like this and they seem nice and amicable and then they hit you with 20 wrong things in a row and you're just bewildered by it, and you start to think "I don't have time for this", but I really do think that someone has to do it. If no one does, if these ideas go unchallenged, they can lead us down a very dark road.
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Nigel Wallersted - Thu, 04 Mar 2021 12:56:43 EST fGHDtkRk No.210384 Reply
Exactly it's a uniquely American phenomenon that has to some extent spread around the globe as our culture has, but different cultures across time and space have completely different conceptions of race/ethnicity. It's hilarious that the people with pfps of greek busts or columns or some shit put through a vaporwave filter are the least likely to know that skin color was essentially almost as inconsequential as eye color in that "cradle of Western culture"
Hamilton Pittman - Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:26:51 EST X1zFezBm No.210499 Reply
>it ended up taking almost two fucking hours and being 15 times as long and I STILL feel like I haven't even begun to scratch the surface of all the ways what he said is wrong

>they can just say whatever they want and it's a thousand times harder to debunk what they're saying
You fell for it. Don't debunk. Create new.

So what, so what

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- Fri, 26 Mar 2021 18:11:04 EST EDxaV71m No.210400
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So Jimmy Swaggart, has no clout with God. So he could tweak people, with religion.
So replay his appearances in the 80s. Then Christian media. Tweak people to buy a dvd, or Dvds of his Gospel. It is so obvious, trying to tweak certain ares of people.
Like, i have no freakin problem with religion, but his story his visiting, a place in Africa, has no merit, oonglablangle, not sure if it still exists. At the time. It never existed.
So inspiring, praise jesus. Bow your heads.
So Jimmy Swaggart, has no clout with God but can controll masses. Like politics. It is one of the same.
Jack Menkinwill - Sun, 29 Aug 2021 14:17:41 EST 08BkxddT No.210484 Reply
Can you tell us a bit more about this person I have never heard of.

Also, do you think politics should ever be influenced by religion? Or is it inherently going to corrupt itself?

Developing feelings of friendship for interviewees

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- Tue, 15 Jun 2021 16:46:27 EST ZlQSwC6U No.210465
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I'm doing qualitative interviews on a population I had already found interesting but am now starting to really like the respondents. Would it be inappropriate to reach out after the project is fully finished? Imagine something like the study is on green people and I am also a green person so not a complete outsider but this is still kind of an autist move
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Phoebe Nenkinledge - Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:13:53 EST kJFo6Pg1 No.210468 Reply
the ethics review was done by my uni, it's a master's thesis
Edward Worthingcocke - Sat, 26 Jun 2021 16:38:23 EST ANMvF6NZ No.210470 Reply
Yes, after the study it's fine.

Murray Bookchin's 100th birthday

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- Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:30:56 EST wkablpIZ No.210334
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>In celebration of Murray Bookchin’s birth centenary, his daughter Debbie is joined by a number of his former friends, students and fellow travelers to honor his memory and reflect on his revolutionary legacy.
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How to Abolish the Police: Lessons from Rojava

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- Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:47:57 EST jgrixynN No.210150
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>The possibilities of establishing hierarchies of power and authority are significantly reduced in this alternative method. The people are the protectors of the people, those that they live with and interact with daily. The proximity of the ‘security forces’ to the community, being drawn from their own neighborhood ensures that violations do not occur. Where they do occur community mechanisms of justice, honor and restoration are immediately activated through the neighborhood communes. Monopoly of this process is further prevented by encouraging everyone to participate through a roster system. Anyone can volunteer. This includes the elderly, particularly women as sources of civil protection. There is nothing empowering, nothing restores the soul of a traumatized, war-torn community than seeing the matriarchs of your neighborhood confidently at street corners wielding ak-47s for the protection of the people. Unlike the terrifying images of police brutality in the US, these images do not inspire fear and terror. They inspire communal confidence, pride, self respect and belonging. Of course, in Rojava the elderly do have to take on more responsibility due to the fact that most of the young men and women have been fighting at the front lines in the war against ISIS terrorists.

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Graham Hezzleford - Wed, 03 Feb 2021 11:27:46 EST mgJlZfbn No.210356 Reply
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A visit to HPC-Jin in Derik
>The women of HPG-Jin have three major goals that they pursue with their work, the main ones being the protection of the respective city, women and girls, and the education of women. They try to get women out of their homes and educate them, as most of them still stay in their families and do not leave the house much or at all. The aim is to give them a deeper awareness of the current oppression of women and thus to free them from their passivity towards the feudal patriarchal structures and to transform them into active political individuals again.
Hedda Nanderkire - Sun, 14 Feb 2021 14:21:41 EST Z7MAGZC2 No.210369 Reply
>protection of Kurdish* women

Fixed that for you. Also lol "internationalist" what a load of shit. Ask that to the Assyrians under their rule and see how "international" they are.
Martin Shakedale - Mon, 15 Feb 2021 15:08:10 EST mgJlZfbn No.210370 Reply
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The relationship of Assyrians with Rojava is complicated, and if you're going to simplify it with such useless remarks you would be better off staying silent.

Assyrians are represented both in the political and military structures of Rojava. There's also a history of ethnic conflict. It's possible for two things to be true at once.

If you want to listen the best discussion of this subject listen to this episode of Popular Front:


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- Wed, 23 Dec 2020 18:39:34 EST OzRozz7P No.210321
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adjective: ineffable

too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.
"the ineffable natural beauty of the Everglades"

If the natural beauty of the Everglades is too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words, then it's ineffable. But "ineffable" is a word. The very concept of ineffability seems to be contradictory. If something is really ineffable, you can't call it ineffable. You can't call it "it."

Sometimes I think that this is what tormented Wittgenstein, or one facet of what tormented him.
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Nigel Goodhood - Wed, 06 Jan 2021 19:10:29 EST WUN4Cpd8 No.210329 Reply
Exactly, the same way the word "doesn't" says something without saying something.
Nell Honeyworth - Thu, 07 Jan 2021 02:12:34 EST 3bkfWZyM No.210330 Reply
This thread is so absurd, I am just speechless right now. Completely and totally speechless.
Phoebe Chobbletire - Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:20:20 EST fGHDtkRk No.210350 Reply
>saying that we lack the words to describe something clearly is a clear description of that phenomena

This is such silly objectivist nonsense. I can assure you Wittgenstein was never troubled by something so trivial. His entire late philosophy was basically going ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ to questions like this. It's chatter. "That whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must remain silent", "Don't think, but look", etc. etc.

hey. you are not

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- Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:47:17 EST kNaIhZ+S No.210296
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a republican
Jenny Clenderhune - Tue, 29 Sep 2020 22:23:32 EST fGHDtkRk No.210297 Reply
i thank god every day that i managed to get out
Jenny Clenderhune - Tue, 29 Sep 2020 23:20:30 EST fGHDtkRk No.210299 Reply
I'm not a libertarian, not in the American sense at least

Looking for abscure symbol

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- Mon, 08 Jun 2020 16:06:38 EST gO6vZ8SZ No.210155
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Im trying to find out what is this grey on white logo in the picture.
Its from a political meme, so I guessed some of you guys might know.

Thank you in advance for your time.
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Cornelius Funkinbuck - Mon, 20 Jul 2020 02:46:57 EST DjpVXflu No.210237 Reply
From the context wouldn't it be some weird illuminati shit?
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why is this graph?

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- Tue, 07 Apr 2020 07:01:42 EST fGHDtkRk No.210034
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I saw this on Wikipedia just now. It's being used to exppain an incredibly simple concept. It's comparing inferior goods (for which the demand goes down as income goes up) with normal goods (for which the demand goes up as income goes up).

That's it.

What purpose does something like this serve then? Anyone who could make sense of this graph could easily grasp something so simple without any illustration at all. It seems far more obfuscatory than anything.
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hey its elliot from unlv - Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:04:03 EST LR61quQn No.210279 Reply
Holy Fucking Shit. I think ii still haver this same fuckign graph installed nope... nvm it was installed on my chrome.
i remember reading this post in my dorm room.

Now like.. a billion thoughts later,
i even spent a week trying to look for the cure for cancer. I know it has/had to be somewhere

turns out I ffound sme scary ass shit instead.

but this? this is not scary.
hey its elliot from unlv - Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:07:52 EST LR61quQn No.210280 Reply

I had ran into a collective of images, that are just like this in similiarity \ and was going to master excel and... save Enron.

and the the Lehman Brothers.

Use the examples,
Execl it,
but i mean.. i think its too diifficult to explain a graph like this unless you have a college degree... to give you an answer to your question.

Finding solutions, you know.
now I think someone cause a havocacy orr some shit, now its like... dude... we were looking for fucking solutions, or i was or something, then I started looking for cures.

Where the fukc...
oh my god.

/ends finding the cure for anything .

looks like school starts in 16 days anyways.
perfect timign tojust recrecreational
Caroline Penkinfare - Wed, 02 Sep 2020 11:23:04 EST 9cwa4O41 No.210283 Reply
The point of the graph is to allow you to make NUMERICAL, QUANTITATIVE predictions about future given some projected constraints. The "concept", as you say, can be grasped without the graph (perhaps even more easily without the graph) but the concept is "only" a qualitative grasp which will have difficulty making concrete/accurate predictions about the actual numerical changes. "X" increases when "Y" increases is easy to understand, but the rate of change in X as Y increases is more difficult to understand, but allows you to make more accurate predictions about what X will do given an arbitrary value of Y.

What are some books/work that I can read about Socrates?

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- Fri, 15 May 2020 05:09:48 EST UcZcOgV6 No.210100
File: 1589533788557.jpg -(41782B / 40.80KB, 500x349) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. What are some books/work that I can read about Socrates?
I know plato and aristotle wrote lots about him, but where should I start?
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Shitting Bollerford - Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:32:29 EST JyDTI0YA No.210275 Reply
Socrates was executed because he had strong connections to the Thirty Tyrants Sparta installed to rule over Athens in the aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Lmao I fucking love diogenes

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- Sun, 26 Jul 2020 07:31:52 EST UcZcOgV6 No.210254
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This guy was legit the first troll.

He and diogenes constantly had several encounters and Diogenes trolled plato every single time or mocked him.
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Ebenezer Murdfoot - Sun, 26 Jul 2020 21:54:02 EST fGHDtkRk No.210258 Reply
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He was pretty cool, at least the Diogenes we think existed, but it doesn't matter what the real one was like. Pyrrho of Elis was also mind-blowingly ahead of the curve and came up with a lot of ideas eerily similar to the ones we started to realize in the later 20th century.

Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle are probably the three most overrated philosophers of all time. They should only be studied in critique, as examples of where we once were and why that was flawed. They only became the three representatives of Greek philosophy because their narratives were the most enticing, not because what they thought was actually the closest to reality.
Phineas Fadgelid - Mon, 27 Jul 2020 03:55:41 EST n9leFrZZ No.210260 Reply
Perhaps but some of this actually did happen. Diogenes always annoyed plato by shitting in his seat and leaving or just eating really really loudly.


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- Tue, 09 Jul 2019 21:53:47 EST G9E83KJu No.209719
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Where will social media and the internet be in 10 -20 years?
My guess is we will all be wired into the net, where we cannot tell between online and the real world - constant virtual reality.
We will adapt a hive mind and all consciousness will become one
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Cornelius Funkinbuck - Mon, 20 Jul 2020 02:56:03 EST DjpVXflu No.210242 Reply
I think future generations are going to be so disgusted with this shit that a new "dark age" will emerge. Do people really want their children to have a porn machine replace all of humanity forever? All of thought replaced by a billboard? A brand, coca-cola, carved into their fucking skull? Away with it
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Ebenezer Murdfoot - Sun, 26 Jul 2020 21:46:51 EST fGHDtkRk No.210257 Reply
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You say this as if we have a choice lol and with a suspicious amount of hope 🤔

Postmodern"ism" is descriptive not prescriptive. It's not saying that it's a /good/ thing that there can be no one grand narrative to life and that ultimate truth is impossible to attain and will be forever. Just that it is a thing, which is clear. We've past childhood's end and no matter how deep we bury our heads in the sands of ideology this will still always be the case. The only thing we can do at this point is buckle up and figure out how to exist, and it's not nearly all bad or even mostly bad, there are some truly amazing things about the time we're living in and I don't think there's any denying that, we just have to figure out how to cope on a societal level with the fact that everyone necessarily lives in a different universe and that while there clearly is a thing we call reality or an actual noumenal universe, as beings-in-the-world we can never attain perfect knowledge of it. The project of philosophy will therefor never end, and no resolution will ever be made. Literally the only thing left to do is embrace it because there is categorically no going back. Even if some one belief system became the sole method of deriving knowledge and all others were put down with force, that wouldn't change reality, and the illusion would require unimaginable force and violence to maintain.

Looking at your other posts I don't know if this sort of discussion is quite your speed. Everybody has different skills and abilities in life and ways they prefer to live it though and for the most part a "live and let live" mentality is the only one we can take in postmodernity. Which is the condition we will be in until the end of humanity whether you like it or not. So there's no shame in not having been exposed to the same things "educated" people have and I wouldn't be nearly this glib if you weren't also a reactionary piece of shit. Literally the only single way forward is to figure out how to cope with this ultimate revelation and continually strive towards answers we know aren't there. No positivist, modernist ideology, be it fascism, communism, or liberal capitalism, or literally ANYTHING that any one person came up with, can possibly save us now.
Ernest Geshkitch - Mon, 27 Jul 2020 16:03:23 EST nN2ySUGs No.210261 Reply
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