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Old 08-23-2019, 07:17 PM   #211 (permalink)
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Americans like America which is even more astonishing.
Orwell wrote in an essay that thought control may be more nefarious in free and "democratic" countries as they've managed to institute it without force and with perfect illusion

this essay was supposed to be the forward for Animal Farm, but it mysteriously wasn't
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:22 PM   #212 (permalink)
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Orwell wrote in an essay that thought control may be more nefarious in free and "democratic" countries as they've managed to institute it without force and with perfect illusion
I know you emphasized to me the importance of reading Foucault but have you read Discipline and Punish?
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:24 PM   #213 (permalink)
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Have you read Down and Out in Paris and London and/or Burmese Days?
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:28 PM   #214 (permalink)
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The real funny part is that here's this kid with an interesting anecdote on interacting with Chinese nationals, and out of our collective narcissism we somehow made it about America. Cause we're the only ****ing place that matters.

USA USA USA
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I haven't finished Discipline and Punish because I've been reading it off my computer screen

why is it that reading books is arduous this way, but not ****posts
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I haven't finished Discipline and Punish because I've been reading it off my computer screen

why is it that reading books is arduous this way, but not ****posts
Because the device is itself a distraction that lends itself to fragmentation.
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The real funny part is that here's this kid with an interesting anecdote on interacting with Chinese nationals, and out of our collective narcissism we somehow made it about America. Cause we're the only ****ing place that matters.

USA USA USA
You’re so clever!
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Because the device is itself a distraction that lends itself to fragmentation.
And because you get a dopamine boost every time someone responds to one of you posts.
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try an audio book
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