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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
PostPosted: Thu November 21, 2019 6:05 am 
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He sounds like the worst existentialist ever.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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Helluva performance artist though.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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Edit: I don't get it, this showed up as the Gun thread.


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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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tragabigzanda wrote:
Edit: I don't get it, this showed up as the Gun thread.

Here I go thinking one of you have finally developed the brain function to ponder the real questions and move beyond "Orange Man Bad"...

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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BurtReynolds wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
Edit: I don't get it, this showed up as the Gun thread.

Here I go thinking one of you have finally developed the brain function to ponder the real questions and move beyond "Orange Man Bad"...


If only we were all like you, the wise man, who realizes that there's absolutely zero difference between good things and bad things.

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Seems like Mickey has formed 4 decks worth of archetypes out of RMers, and he’s playing them off of each other as if to divine some sort of overall meaning to this place.


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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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Mickey wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
Edit: I don't get it, this showed up as the Gun thread.

Here I go thinking one of you have finally developed the brain function to ponder the real questions and move beyond "Orange Man Bad"...


If only we were all like you, the wise man, who realizes that there's absolutely zero difference between good things and bad things.

It's one of the hardest lessons to learn.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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BurtReynolds wrote:
Mickey wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
Edit: I don't get it, this showed up as the Gun thread.

Here I go thinking one of you have finally developed the brain function to ponder the real questions and move beyond "Orange Man Bad"...


If only we were all like you, the wise man, who realizes that there's absolutely zero difference between good things and bad things.

It's one of the hardest lessons to learn.


Which is why you were able to master it between drawing pictures of rodents.

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Seems like Mickey has formed 4 decks worth of archetypes out of RMers, and he’s playing them off of each other as if to divine some sort of overall meaning to this place.


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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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Eumeswil, ostensibly a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel, is effectively a comprehensive synthesis of Ernst Jünger's mature thought, with a particular focus on new and achievable forms of individual freedom in a technologically monitored and managed postmodern world. Here Jünger first fully develops his figure of the anarch, the inwardly liberated and outwardly pragmatic individual, who lives peacefully in the heart of Leviathan and is yet able to preserve his individuality and freedom. Composed of a series of short passages and fragments, Eumeswil follows the reflections of Martin Venator, a historian living in a futuristic city-state ruled by a dictator known as the Condor. Through Venator, the prototypical anarch, Jünger offers a broad and uniquely insightful analysis of history from the post-historic perspective and, at the same time, presents a vision of future technological developments, including astonishingly prescient descriptions of today's internet (the luminar), smartphone (the phonophore), and genetic engineering. At once a study of accommodation to tyranny and a libertarian vision of individual freedom, Eumeswil continues to speak to the contradictions and possibilities inherent in our twenty-first-century condition.


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The Anarch is to the anarchist, what the monarch is to the monarchist.


post apocalypse: check
Max Stirner egoist based protagonist: check
dissing anarchists and government bureaucrats alike: check

This checks off most of my boxes.

His "Anarch" main character is right up my alley, but ultimately a little too passive and non committal for my taste. He doesn't seem to want or need anything, so we never get to see his philosophy put to the test.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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Is there a specific term for the belief that, while acknowledging that morality is subjective, one's subjective moral principles should apply to everyone?

So morality being subjective doesn't mean that everyone's subjective moral values should be respected if they conflict with mine.

I'm sure there is a term for it somewhere.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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War was once fought standing up and out in the open, now it's fought lying on the ground and trying to stay out of sight. This must have had a profound psychological impact on humanity, but it's seldom talked about.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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Why was paganism obliterated everywhere it came into contact with Christianity? Seems like one of the great tragedies of history, but then again you have to accept reality.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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just give me all the pills burt

Just play video games. it has the same effect.

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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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 Post subject: Re: Pedantic Struggles: The All Encompassing Philosophy Thre
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It seems that most of philosophy boils down to one of two life strategies:

1: Align yourself with the demiurge/universe/reality.

2: Rebel against it.

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