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    poetix reacted to luka's post in the thread Groupname for Grapejuice. with Like Like.
    the blog represents different stages of beleif. it starts out heavily conspiratorial and paranoid and popular entertainment focussed and...
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    In some ways I think the cannier postmoderns actually had a good handle on the situation. Lyotard, for example, talks about...
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    poetix replied to the thread Groupname for Grapejuice..
    Can you do numerology in hexadecimal, or does it only work in base 10? How about in base 2?
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    David Chapman argues that postmodernism is an incomplete bridge between Kegan Stage 4 of cognitive development and Kegan Stage 5...
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    poetix replied to the thread Groupname for Grapejuice..
    In a very handwavey way, what I took away from Badiou's Being and Event was that even the most total model universe, containing...
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    poetix replied to the thread Groupname for Grapejuice..
    I often have, and I know I'm not alone in this, those dreams in which it turns out there are extra rooms in your house, accessible via...
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    poetix replied to the thread Groupname for Grapejuice..
    The thing about k-punk that most attracted me initially was the sense that Mark was writing his way out of a present moment he didn't...
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    poetix replied to the thread Groupname for Grapejuice..
    Decades ago when I was studying the Romantics at uni, I read E. P. Thompson's Witness Against The Beast, in which he argues that Blake...
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    poetix replied to the thread Dysfunctional relationships.
    Ah, that makes a little more sense - RAW is very considerably more likely than Pound to be talking about tantric sex techniques...
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    poetix replied to the thread Dysfunctional relationships.
    cf "Trump will complete the system of German Idealism". Kantbot was joking when he said that, but he also wasn't.
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    poetix replied to the thread Dysfunctional relationships.
    I think there's a connection - not a necessary, cause-and-effect sort of connection, but a reciprocal strengthening perhaps - between...
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    poetix replied to the thread Dysfunctional relationships.
    I read a collection of his early essays about Arnaut etc and was taken aback at the cocksure confidence of them - his position is very...
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    poetix replied to the thread Dysfunctional relationships.
    That is both completely mad and a very plausible reading of what's actually on the page.
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    poetix reacted to padraig (u.s.)'s post in the thread Your Journey to the Alt-Right. with Like Like.
    same logic as categorizing people as NPCs - unaware of the world as artificial construct, unable to deviate from yr preprogrammed...
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    poetix reacted to luka's post in the thread Your Journey to the Alt-Right. with Like Like.
    But also more generally that all cultural groupings have been fighting for their own narrow group interests except the noble whites...
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