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Extreme sexual paraphilias

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- Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:03:48 EST sC4d/fFd No.208922
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Please give your theories as to what causes extreme sexual fantasies.

Here's the video I will reference in the following
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSF82AwSDiU

Most of the time, I fap to normal healthy fantasies, 3D porn or hentai/ecchi. Usually girls big tits and asses do it just fine for me and my fap sessions are quick.

Occasionally though, I fap to VERY, VERY extreme and bizarre stuff, sometimes hentai and very rarely 3D, but most of the time this weird stuff I fap to comes from my own imagination and I don't look at porn of it. Briefly, these things have included piss and scat, vomit, horse cocks, necrophilia, guro, futanari with multiple breasts and penises, girls/futas with penises for nipples, the list goes on. I've been fapping to this kind of stuff intermittently for at least a decade. Pretty much as soon as I hit puberty I started experimenting with strange fantasies, even before I had access to porn.

The guy in the TEDx talk says that extreme porn evokes anxiety which actually releases dopamine and also pleases male brains that seek novelty. He says people who become addicted to porn go down this rabbit hole where more and more extreme stuff is needed to get them off until they can't get off to normal stuff, or even get erectile dysfunction. This obviously doesn't apply to me though, since my degeneracy pre-dates contact with porn and I still love my vanilla stuff. Another thing about me is, not just any weird shit will get me off, I do NOT like diapers or vore, castration or genital mutilation, anal or vaginal prolapses. I've tried fapping to most of said material but I hated it and never went back. The stuff I like I took to like a fish to water, without hesitation.

Since I'm not a victim of porn addiction, what could the explanation for these sick inclinations possibly be? Are there any books that go into paraphilias in depth? I don't feel guilty or ashamed about this, but I do feel quite confused. What actually bothers me that there's no way I could ever get a GF and tell her the truth if she ever asks about my sexual fantasies.

Pic related unironically turns me on btw. :^)
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Cedric Chucklehall - Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:49:27 EST oX3f4KlI No.208971 Reply
>>208923
The brain-computer analogy is false and seriously hindering both AI development and prospective targets in neurology research at this stage. We do not store data like computers. Period.
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Cedric Chucklehall - Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:52:35 EST oX3f4KlI No.208972 Reply
Don't trust TEDx talk about how fetishes develop btw. It's shooting in the dark, we really have no fucking clue at this point in neuroscience.
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Augustus Brookhood - Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:54:59 EST 6BLLNWte No.208973 Reply
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>>208967
Actually foot fetishism is almost certifiably caused by the region processing sensory input from the feet lying immediately next to the region processing genital stimulation, and an accidental link between these regions could explain the prevalence of foot fetishism.

Symbolism of Fire

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- Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:31:00 EST ibhdv20J No.208952
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We were typing about this on /b/:
>what's the significance or symbolism of controlling or being immune to fire?
A head of the christian church was burned at the stake because he refused to denounce his religion before Cesar, and as its told the fire formed a ring around him and a soldier had to impale him with a spear. There are other stories of people using fire or not being harmed by it. Was it just tricks or tall tales? If human beings are capable of controlling their body to at least ignore the pain or even diminish the harm from the fire, why isn't this ability apparent present day? Perhaps because of the conviction of belief, by believing whole-heartedly, without doubt, maybe along with practicing a martial art, which is difficult now-n-days because science.

In the past poets, bards, and other story-tellers were said to have power through their words, some even causing death by their curses. This seems to be in a similar vein to having power over fire or protection from it. Anyways, what's the symbolism of fire, particularly in a religious context? Such as early Christianity versus the Roman pantheon, but the symbolism doesn't have to be specifically about that.
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Ebenezer Pombleworth - Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:51:03 EST ibhdv20J No.208957 Reply
>>208953
Good point, their beliefs, no matter their conviction, couldn't compete with a stronger force by arms. Oh the feats they could practice, but there weren't qi shields stopping bullets.
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Shit Fingerlit - Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:42:29 EST 8gq7GAVV No.208961 Reply
>>208957
Kind of ironic, of all people in the world, the Chinese SHOULD have understood the power of gunpowder based weapons. They invented that shit after all.
Then again, the Boxer Rebellion was filled with uneducated peasants, and the entire reason China had weakened was because the Chinese government had been weakening its own military and decreasing the amounts of firearms available to the military for ages.
Ironic, how the fear of civil war turned China, the pillar of society for thousands of years, into a fucking weakling gobbled up by some weak upstart barbarian nations that hadn't even unified for what... 500 years?
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Emma Pommletedge - Sun, 25 Mar 2018 19:49:52 EST XzGatN3O No.208966 Reply
I think fire is supposed to represent desire or at least emotions.

Solipsism

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- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:34:02 EST xc7CY0zb No.208563
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  1. I cannot prove anything beyond Solipsism.
  2. God and other beings are akin to chatroom bots.
  3. The Demiurgebot simulating this reality for me has introduced the concept of "heaven".
  4. By simply believing in Heaven I can go there.

As soon as I finished coming up with this I heard "Highway to Hell" on the radio.
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Cedric Bobberhone - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:14:24 EST 8gq7GAVV No.208622 Reply
>>208621
Hey I like vague generalities. It's like a little appetizer before the main meal.
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Augustus Baffingfield - Wed, 28 Feb 2018 04:40:49 EST xc7CY0zb No.208842 Reply
>>208564
Ain't no hidden variables, man. Some science dudes proved it.
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Ian Cenningfuck - Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:19:43 EST WFGKCTJE No.208865 Reply
>>208842
While we know there are no hidden variables (for quantum effects) within the universe under our current means of measurement, that doesn't mean that our universe itself isn't a simulation, or that hidden variables don't exist in layers of reality deeper than our technology can penetrate (or that are irrelevant to measurement of quantum systems.)

All the hidden variable theory (or rather it's apparent falsity) means is that there is no additional physical quantities we could measure to improve our ability to predict the functionality of quantum systems. If both the quantum systems and us don't 'really' exist (or exist informationally or holographically) then there could be an unlimited number of additional 'hidden' variables manipulating existence which we would have no way of perceiving.

Illogic.

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- Tue, 27 Feb 2018 07:07:30 EST wGBBLTy5 No.208814
File: 1519733250725.jpg -(14466B / 14.13KB, 250x188) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Illogic.
I am so tired of illogical people. I am so tired of someone having the audacity of saying “I’m using facts and logic” when They’re pushing logical fallacies and backing them up by overlooking facts that detract from the argument.

Why does everyone have this mentality “I have to win the argument.”? Like I’ll correct someone using my knowledge, using first-hand experience and using hard evidence, and instead of learning from me they exclaim an illogical conclusion they illogically jumped to via a singular fact they know about the subject, and then just because they have 1 fact and 1 (irrational) reason they say “You can’t argue with me; I am the voice of logic and facts!”
I am so sick of the excuses. I am so sick of everyone running in fear from appearing to lose an argument. Like good god, growing and learning is much more valuable than being petty, than getting in the last word like a witty little cunt. I just don’t know how to reach peoples’ hearts, and I can’t say for sure whether Its my fault or their fault.
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Hedda Gusslebit - Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:22:26 EST w8qDl8j3 No.208821 Reply
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>>208814
I read this post in Palpatine's voice, and it made it a lot better. Anyway, unfortunately, your complaint about illogic is illogical, captain.
While it's true that it's becoming much more common for people to harp on about knowing something while being utterly wrong (thanks internet) beyond that, what it ultimately means to be 'logical' is to approach the world with a certain coherent set of impulses, assumptions, and responses, that ultimately make sense only to you.

Your 'logical' is totally different from someone else's. Even if you were so personally and ideologically identical to someone else that you agreed with one another on every single philosophical point you could imagine, and were forced to live with them for years and years, eventually some difference would emerge in your thinking on some situation and you would be forced to think, 'they are so illogical!'
This is because everyone's vantage point on the universe is inherently different. This is why we need each other, and also why we need society to mediate our differences, because we can't all be machines that think with one unified program 'Logic' and even if we tried, our interpretations would always differ and we're back where we started.

But that's just semantics, what you really mean is you want people to be more robust in their discourse, which I completely agree with. Encourage the values along those terms (learning from conflict and seeking resolution, courage in the face of disagreement, consistency in thought and action, etc) rather than just calling people 'illogical' and you might have more success.
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Samuel Sapperwater - Tue, 27 Feb 2018 17:55:16 EST k7ALkz1e No.208827 Reply
it's ego dude. people cherry-pick random shit that makes them feel good and mash them into a concept of self-identity, often clinging to various tribelabels. if you come along with a fact that disrupts their construct of self, they subconsciously perceive it as a violent existential threat and double down to fight it at all costs. it takes luck and/or lots of introspection and/or training from others to be able to avoid this instinctual defensive reflex but unfortunately most humans never get those things so politics remain grossly primitive in the digital age.
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Edwin Dramblesterk - Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:19:24 EST PrNWoDJw No.208829 Reply
>>208827

Yeah its called saving face. Everyone believes they are right all the time. Whether its the way you walk down the street or how you ordered your food at McDonalds. You did it the right way. Even if you clearly are wrong in a argument you are going to think of reasons that support your argument. Politicians do it all the time on live television.

Puerto Rico is the future of the rest because math

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- Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:30:58 EST DZx7Z2p3 No.208794
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"Today is a window
Tomorrow the landscape
All you need to do is take a look outside
To know what we're bound to face"

The US is speeding up its Markovian process and there's nothing, not even those in power, hell even less them than others, who can prevent that.

CONTINENTAL THREAD

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- Sun, 08 May 2016 18:34:16 EST Ia1kuS46 No.205911
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Whatcha reading /pss/?

Currently reading Being and Time and enjoying Heidegger's take on death. Particularly anxiety as revealing "the possibility of impossibility." Nice fat phrase to chew on and mull over.

Anyone reading Levinas or Blanchot at the moment?
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Nicholas Settingfoot - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:38:53 EST YzWsRZXQ No.208598 Reply
>>205911
Currently reading The Center of the Cyclone by John C. Lily and a book about the use of Eastern philosophy in psychotherapy. I forgot who it's by. I left the book at home.

Curated Society

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- Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:50:57 EST 39IBXNMV No.208728
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>Essentially the Authoritarian Left-Libertarian paradise everyone wants to live in:

Religion is banned outside of a personal philosophical context.
Essentially meaning religion as an oranized entity and force is illegal. However religious texts,images and iconography would still be available for individual study via an internet 3.0, libraries, museums and distributed archives. Some religious architecture of significance would obviously have to be preserved.

As for the rest of society I'm making the assumption that humaniry is going to likely destroy itself and be replaced by machines. However being in North America I would advoacte the cessation of poor land use and misuse of resources.

Personally I like a lot of the benefits of the American Way of Life. But unfrotunately it's going to go away forever if we dont invest ourselves intellectually,financially, societally and physically. As for the rest of the world I dont really give a shit about them. Being a Canadien or a US Citizen is a real priviledge, despite one's heritage.
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Barnaby Snodwill - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:25:05 EST hbTtukSa No.208755 Reply
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I've been thinking how most politicians could be replaced by extras from central casting without too much effort. Its a very novel idea considering how useless they are;politicians not extras.
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Clara Smallham - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:40:54 EST 2qiFtTs9 No.208777 Reply
racism is curated by white peoploe

Indoors

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- Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:02:56 EST Vz5f1vq5 No.208757
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If you had to do an Anne Frank and stay indoors for an unknowable but at least several years time, and you knew for a fact that you could never go outside for risk of being caught, would you prefer to have a window (or possible a live video feed) of your immediate surroundings, or would you prefer no window, as to not tempt yourself into wanting to go outside when you cannot?
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Basil Brookfuck - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:40:13 EST fOlLozee No.208760 Reply
it'd be so much better to have a window are you retarded?
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Lillian Sabberham - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:30:42 EST 9zW8Ti/l No.208763 Reply
I've basically lived like that for the last 5 years, and having internet access is probably the only reason I didn't put a bullet in my head.

Theory

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- Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:32:12 EST vU7xlEnh No.208717
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I have a theory as to the purpose of this reality. I think, thru a variety of means, this reality is how god learns to be alone and powerless. Every life lived eventually comes to this conclusion. We are all alone and powerless before the unknown. The more we desire the more we suffer. This is how god learns desirelessness. He watches us try to survive, to have eachother, and to understand, and he sees us fail on all accounts inevitably.
And so he learns its okay to be alone, powerless, and confused. I don't think god fully understands what's really happening. This shit is making me want to fucking kill myself so badly. Please help.
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Eugene Siggleforth - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:18:56 EST blmfRlfa No.208744 Reply
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>>208735
The alien wanker is oddly relatable to Vishnu who is the sleeping god in whose dream is the universe. Brahma the creator god sits on the lotus that represents divine energy and divine grace, and the lotus grows from the navel of Vishnu.

20. An important function of myth: how to live a human life
https://youtu.be/W6xuh8v98r8
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Henry Chinderridge - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:21:25 EST ZrOoKGT8 No.208752 Reply
>>208735
"Brahman is full of all perfections. And to say that Brahman has some purpose in creating the world will mean that it wants to attain through the process of creation something which it has not. And that is impossible. Hence, there can be no purpose of Brahman in creating the world. The world is a mere spontaneous creation of Brahman. It is a Lila, or sport, of Brahman. It is created out of Bliss, by Bliss and for Bliss. Lila indicates a spontaneous sportive activity of Brahman as distinguished from a self-conscious volitional effort. The concept of Lila signifies freedom as distinguished from necessity."
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Henry Chinderridge - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:26:05 EST ZrOoKGT8 No.208753 Reply
>>208752
I should probably add to that, that in other cases (non-Hindu) creativity transcends even God itself (as is the case with A.N. Whitehead and process philosophy) so who's to say.

Country Portfolios....Canada and U.S.A.

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- Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:40:31 EST TriMJvI1 No.208602
File: 1515595231668.gif -(662767B / 647.23KB, 2717x2342) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Country Portfolios....Canada and U.S.A.
The world's second largest country by surface but relatively small in terms of population, Canada punches above its weight in economic terms.

A federation of former British colonies, Canada follows the British pattern of parliamentary democracy, and the UK monarch is head of state. Ties with the US are now vital, especially in terms of trade, but Canada often goes its own way.

Both English and French enjoy official status, and mainly French-speaking Quebec - where pressure for full sovereignty has abated in recent years - has wide-ranging cultural autonomy. Indigenous peoples make up around 4% of the population.

Canada is one of world's top trading nations - and one of its richest. Alongside a dominant service sector, Canada also has vast oil reserves and is a major exporter of energy, food and minerals.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-16841111

The USA is the world's foremost economic and military power, with global interests and an unmatched global reach.

America's gross domestic product accounts for close to a quarter of the world total, and its military budget is reckoned to be almost as much as the rest of the world's defence spending put together.

The country is also a major source of entertainment: American TV, Hollywood films, jazz, blues, rock and rap music are primary ingredients in global popular culture.

The United States originated in a revolution which separated it from the British Crown. The constitution, drafted in 1787, established a federal system with a division of powers which has remained unchanged in form since its inception.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-16761057
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Augustus Cupperstadge - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 18:03:40 EST tBJp2aGG No.208701 Reply
>>208693

Take an amnesiac person and drop them in downtown Toronto. Ask them what country they think they're in.
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Jenny Mottingsatch - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 21:02:07 EST Kpl02ca1 No.208704 Reply
>>208701
Your myopia is staggering.
If you dropped a Canadian in Toronto...they would probably correctly guess they are in Canada. What kind of evidence do they have access to? I mean, if you dropped any random english speaking person in the middle of Sydney they might guess they are in New York, but they also might guess London. If the person in Toronto could see the combination of English and French signage, they would have better odds of being right than most other major english speaking cities.

The amnesiac in question would presume it is whatever major city whatever history or world culture they remember and are familiar with. Otherwise, you would seem to be asking us to assume that the default, memory-less human consciousness is American, which is absurd. What's the point of this silly thought experiment?
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Phoebe Chonningtine - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 21:04:11 EST 8gq7GAVV No.208705 Reply
>>208701
People might not guess they're in Canada, but they will FOR SURE accurately guess they're NOT in the USA.

The USA always has that unique USA look. That "This is a rich country but the infrastructure looks worse than fucking South Africa." look.

Racism

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- Thu, 28 Dec 2017 03:12:18 EST KAVbWdaM No.208576
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Simple question. And I am looking for more insight into the line of thinking based on upbringing, and community ideals.

Why is it acceptable to call someone white, or black,l. But is taboo to call someone red or yellow?

Is it as simple as social conditioning? Or does it play a deeper part in the group psychology?
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Nathaniel Wimmlelat - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:46:07 EST ZS66X4xy No.208594 Reply
>>208591
Please read posts before you get all butthurt over them.
>>aren't accurate to what the entire world's views
In my post I said:
This version of the term dichotomy you describe is specifically a north american issue
Moreover you claim:
>>This is obviously just your personal views
>>You also seem to assume that the only people who's opinions matter are white
Fuck. You. You don't know me man, how dare you tell me what my opinions are?
I was providing historical context for the history of the terms for color, and specifically the way they're used in NA. 'Black' means 'aboriginal' in Australia, but you don't get huffy about that? If you can't hear someone dispassionately describe the history of racism without automatically assuming the person talking about it is racist, you're either incredibly simple minded or a closet racist yourself.
It's obviously not the case that the people to whom these terms were applied opinion doesn't matter. Of course their opinion matters, but it's not germane to the question of the OP, which is why did the terms come to be seen as they are? Answering that question requires us to specify that the use of those english color terms to signify races is nearly a wholly white invention, which makes those terms etic demonyms, so an emic understanding of them is both irrelevant and confusing to comprehending their origin. Ergo, duh Natives had names for white people, but you can guarantee among them wasn't the english word 'white' (unless they were talking to English people.) When used in today's society, sure english speaking people will use white to refer to white people because that's the norm (that white people established) -- but that doesn't change the fact that it doesn't carry the same connotation of offensiveness that red or yellow do, which is again, OPs point. Otherwise, why would there have been the need for invention of different english slurs for whites, like cracker, honky, howlie, etc? Do you see how my post addresses OP's question, while your post just gets huffy and defensive about how that can't be the explanation, and does nothing to provide it's own theory?

In summary, you need to check yourself before you wreck yourself. Attacking someone who ostensibly you agree with just because you don't like the content of the information they're giving out (or because you failed to read the whole context of the post as stated within it and then go off assuming 'hey, you didn't put this in it's real context you racist bastard!') is a great way to demonstrate whether or not you're an asshole, and a great way to lose allies in an argument.
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Jarvis Cravinglick - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:40:25 EST 8gq7GAVV No.208601 Reply
>>208597
Fun fact, I was discussing this with a gay guy at some party and some random guy walked past us and gave the gay guy shit for saying "faggot" within the context of the conversation.
It was just so absurd.
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Shit Blipperfun - Fri, 26 Jan 2018 23:11:59 EST 9zW8Ti/l No.208633 Reply
>Is it as simple as social conditioning? Or does it play a deeper part in the group psychology?

In the grand scheme of things, it's simply social conditioning. Group identity is made by the use of certain terms, and the rules of these terms can be pretty esoteric. In Australia for instance, it's almost encouraged for people to use the most insulting terms possible for their friends. Of course, people outside the friendship group using such terms would be considered insulting, but by the same token being overly formal would be considered an insult on it's own. Every culture has these implicit and explicit rules regarding social etiquette.

>Why is it acceptable to call someone white, or black,l. But is taboo to call someone red or yellow?

Specifically about these terms, like someone else said, that's an American way of doing things. "Red" and "yellow" were pretty common until the 60s/70s as I understand it. The terms became taboo for the same reason they were used. They connote otherness, illegitimacy, whereas "whiteness" (and, in black communities, "blackness") connotes authenticity.

There's actually a really good book called "Appropriating Blackness" that explains how the black community started to strictly police it's own ideas of "blackness" and exclude members of it's own community (especially gay people) on the grounds that they were undermining that group identity.

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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Jarvis Cravinglick - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:36:27 EST 8gq7GAVV No.208600 Reply
>>208520
The best part is when American students go study abroad and their entire understanding of the Cold War and the Vietnam war gets turned upside down because in Europe we don't have blatant propaganda in our history books.
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Charles Wanninghall - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:02:55 EST RF6hola9 No.208612 Reply
>>208599

What if its 51% if the total population? Or Higher? At what point is it safe to make a generalization for an entire group based on a majority percentage?
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Cyril Sebberwell - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:40:58 EST 8fJL5KPf No.208613 Reply
>>208300
My sister is a teacher and she says that they're not allowed to take the children's cell phones from them and they're not allowed to punish them in any way. It's a fucking joke.

My thought: What did the greats get WRONG?

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- Thu, 28 Sep 2017 04:13:02 EST tKRmy9hF No.208440
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Everyone remembers the greats for what they got right. But what about their follys? I was just about to start googling when I thought this might make a good thread. I'm more of a philosophy fanboy and am not well read. I hope we have some philosophy wizards here who can enlighten everyone about this.

My reasoning, I want these men to be humanized. I want myself and others to be able to see them as men with faults and contradictions and not unapproachable gods.
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Lydia Trotbanks - Sat, 30 Dec 2017 22:16:30 EST PwzxhROR No.208580 Reply
>>208458

Where does Plato say the 'forms' can be mathematically defined? Is there a source for this? Because if so, then the people who should rule the 'polis' are not philosophers (those who are best at perceiving or gaining some 'Truth'), but instead, mathematicians. A field of study I don't think the greeks even considered as existing in 500BC
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Priscilla Bashfoot - Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:01:52 EST XUUNgMgt No.208582 Reply
>>208535

Modern mathematicians that have a naive knowledge of philosophy. Once you begin learning about logic and foundations, you encounter many non standard models of arithmetic. The easy way to think of it is a mathematical multiverse in the same way people talk of the possibility of physical multiverses. Why are the physical laws what they are? Similarly, one could ask why is this what the natural numbers are if there are other things that match its description and structure?

Statements in mathematics should only be considered as true when this claim is restricted to a single mathematical structure. There are many different mathematical structures with different properties, and no one of them has any inherent claim to be the "real" mathematical universe. There are claimants to the title of mathematical universe, for instance the class of all sets V, but it can always be expanded and doesn't contain all objects encountered in mathematics.

If we have no conception of what the real mathematical universe is, what can we say about what is out there?

humor me please on what you would do to help someone

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- Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:03:52 EST Pl+UfWe9 No.208521
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Paradox of logic and spirituality and the dichotomy of self


He's on a path that cant be reversed and we can't force a river to bend, it has to flow to its natural whims. As this
cycle he has is about to end, we have to find the catalyst that hold together his psyche in an unhealthy manner. This is his defense mechanism of equal parts dismissive and destructive, meaning when he feels threatened he tries to defuse and disassociate the meaning of the consequences of his actions that is conditioning him in a negative way.

This defensive mechanism is the thing that has tricked him that he can survive like this, in perpetual self-destruction
affecting the people around him. The pain of losing what HE think he has lost and the loves and passions associated is
what is keeping him from the final catharsis and becoming his true self. Cody is in a sense reversed his negative and positive selves(which are in every way equal, one and the same and also the greater sum of their parts as a whole) to their positions.

I picture codys energy and form that is as inverted being yet thats is just as much as cody as the all badass parts of
cody, because his natural instinct (again this is all an initial summation) is to protect the things and emotions and passions he values the most. Like a black hole or as an abyss I described earlier or a living organism of emotion that has form and is formless. This energy around him that is controlling his actions to accept the wrong kind of energy
that festers and feds this almost parasite that rejects everything and everyone

Its appearent this feeling/form/energy has become more and more tangible in a sense that it has spread to you guys

Its almost like you cant see any positive thing anymore in him and youre too exhausted to deal with anymore.
He's trying to bury it deeper(His good self) into the center of this abyss and its area of effect is spreading.


For me, being someone who has just recently come into this collective and my initial observations/interactions; When it
comes to cody. I see the light in there, its deep in there in that haze but in there.
The only way to bring that light back is to help channel our positive energies to feed this energy that is 'protecting'
him.

This could mean a varity of things/solutions really and I have one initial idea that popped in my head instantly imo.

Its simple really; We dive to the center of all that abyss together. And with what previously brought us together in the first
place, the music. If as a collective, we are serious about getting out there and fight for love and peace we have to put aside our individual selves and share and become one by nurturing that fleeting beauty within us that we keep chasing after
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Cyril Bivinghare - Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:17:29 EST Sm7nPCsL No.208560 Reply
I think you are thinking the correct way but not necessarily the correct thoughts, because you sound like you are on to something, but I don't know who cody is.
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Jenny Draddledale - Mon, 25 Dec 2017 00:24:43 EST hGJqk5Sv No.208572 Reply
Cody wants to lick your booty hole

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