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Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex...

DON'T JUDGE ME! Biggrin
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No more lies: The myth and reality of American history ←←EPIK TH!S

Did you know there WAS no 'thanksgiving'? Or that the colonists kicked Natives off their land, spread diseases to them (early biological warfare) deliberately, killed and raped them; even after all the Natives did for them teaching them how to survive! Natural Racists, FUCK ANTI-CHRISToper columbus.

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Lukas Foss Wrote:That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
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Sociopath Wrote:No more lies: The myth and reality of American history ←←EPIK TH!S

Did you know there WAS no 'thanksgiving'? Or that the colonists kicked Natives off their land, spread diseases to them (early biological warfare) deliberately, killed and raped them; even after all the Natives did for them teaching them how to survive! Natural Racists, FUCK ANTI-CHRISToper columbus.

I heard about the Thanksgiving myth, though it's well-known that whites screwed over the Natives pretty badly. And Columbus was a thieving bastard...
Who wrote the book? I'm interested in reading it now, especially if it does have proof to back up its claims.
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genuine anarchist Wrote:
Sociopath Wrote:No more lies: The myth and reality of American history ←←EPIK TH!S

Did you know there WAS no 'thanksgiving'? Or that the colonists kicked Natives off their land, spread diseases to them (early biological warfare) deliberately, killed and raped them; even after all the Natives did for them teaching them how to survive! Natural Racists, FUCK ANTI-CHRISToper columbus.

I heard about the Thanksgiving myth, though it's well-known that whites screwed over the Natives pretty badly. And Columbus was a thieving bastard...
Who wrote the book? I'm interested in reading it now, especially if it does have proof to back up its claims.
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Dear Tumblrites: Despite your wrongly self-diagnosed PTSD, no line of scientific evidence suggests people can be triggered over the internet. Triggering works through the senses (i.e. smell, taste, touch, vision, hearing.) but it goes through real time; if you're not experiencing it in real life as it's ACTUALLY HAPPENING in your ACTUAL life, you CANNOT be triggered. The only exception to this is if you have a seizure, but then again, that's triggered by epilepsy (i.e. rapidly-changing flashing lights) NOT PTSD. Remembering a bad incident is NOT the same thing as having a flashback. When you remember, you think; when you flashback, you feel.

#HashTagsAreForIdiots

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Max Stirnir Wrote:"In the time of spirits thoughts grew till they overtopped my head, whose offspring they yet were; they hovered about me and convulsed me like fever-phantasies -- an awful power. The thoughts had become corporeal on their own account, were ghosts, e. g. God, Emperor, Pope, Fatherland, etc. If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal." And now I take the world as what it is to me, as mine, as my property; I refer all to myself." The Ego and Its Own, pg. 15
Charles Manson Wrote:“Look down at me and you see a fool;
look up at me and you see a god;
look straight at me and you see yourself”
HeartofShadows Wrote:"Life is nothing more than a druggie trying to get their quick fix of happiness while dealing with the harsh withdrawal of reality"
Osip Mandelstam Wrote:"I divide all of world literature into authorized and unauthorized works. The former are all trash; the latter--stolen air. I want to spit in the face of every writer who first obtains permission and then writes." The Fourth Prose, 1930.
Lukas Foss Wrote:That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
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I don't think it was on purpose. At the time, I don't even think we knew biological warfare was possible (or at least easy). And we still had a shitton to learn from them.

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Demon Haunted World by Carl Sagan

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Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
Ender series is one of my favorite sci-fi series.

Understanding physics by issac asimov
Wading through this book is rather tricky (at least for me) but it's supposedly a good intro to physics concepts.

Art of problem solving by by Sandor Lehoczky and Richard Rusczyk
Do math books count? I'm mainly working through problems not reading...
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Some ridiculous book about Beirut that I cannot find every time I decide to put it down, it's really interesting while I read it but then it always slips my mind when I can get it.

Anything that ever happened or will... one condition, it has to be amazing.

I gave her wings but she don't wanna fly no more.

I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watching the tide roll away
Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
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The Scarlet Plague by Jack London

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Brisingr by Christopher Paolini.

Actually thought of, typed, and posted by apple.
Probably edited by apple, too.

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Petals on the Wind by V.C. Andrews.

*SPARKLING* *DOUCHEBUCKETS.*
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Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky. Unfortunately my comp can't handle the game, but my roommate's can. So we're going to temporarily trade after I've finished with the book. Biggrin

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Betrayal of the American Right by Murray Rothbard

Both are available online if you look.

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this thread

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genuine anarchist Wrote:Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex...

DON'T JUDGE ME! Biggrin

Why would we judge you? It's a great book.

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It is... however I lost it before I could finish.

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So tempted to scan mine and send it to you, just 'cause it's awesome.

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Don Quijote de la Mancha/Don Quixote, in Spanish.

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I'm reading Why We Suck by Denis Leary, and I refuse to call him a doctor. Sure, some of his stuff is okay, but he's sexist, sanctimonious, and he's against homeschooling. He thinks public school builds character...school is supposed to teach you things, not "build your character and turn you into an asshole."
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Theorey of the Leisure Class By Thorstien Veblen -- More interesting than I thought it would be.

Before that I read Electra: A Tragedy in One Act
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies -- by Jared Diamond.

Let go of all desire for the common good, and the good becomes common as grass.

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The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Before that I read;

The Essence of Happiness by the Dalai Lama

17 Forgotten stories of Somerset Maugham

& finally, Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris




I'm a fast reader
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David Boorstin's The Discoverers.

And some other stuff.
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I just finished Hell's Heroes, the final book of the Demonata series. Lots of blood, guts, and epicness! I highly recommend the whole series.
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Gitanjali: Hindu poetry translated to English -- Rabindranath Tagore

Before That I read:

It Is Well With My Soul: The Extraordinary Life of a 106 Year Old Woman -- By Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson

Go Ask Alice By Anonymous

& Finally

The Chocolate War By Robert Cromier
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I've been reading "The Scar" by China Mieville for a few days now.

Gotta say, that man knows how to write his damn novels.

There's a lot of scenery porn in the book, but it's written in such an enticing manner, you can't help but wish for more.

The setting is unique, the atmosphere visceral, and the characters aren't half bad, either. I find the protagonist, Bellis Coldwine, extremely relatable.

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It took me two weeks but I finally finished The Greek Way by Edith Hamilton. God damn that was a dry read. But it was worth it.

I just started Paper Towns by John Green today an I've already burned through half of it. It's a really good book.
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

It's fucking long, but a really good portrait of late 19th century Russian society. And yes, I'm reading it on my own will, not as assigned reading.
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And right now I'm currently digging my way through both The Universe in a Single Atom by the Dalai Lama, and The Federalist papers (all 85 of them)

In the past week I have read:

The Echo of Greece By Edith Hamilton

The Tempest By Shakespere

The Adventurers Handbook By Nick Conefrey
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The Odyssey - Homer

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Max Stirnir Wrote:"In the time of spirits thoughts grew till they overtopped my head, whose offspring they yet were; they hovered about me and convulsed me like fever-phantasies -- an awful power. The thoughts had become corporeal on their own account, were ghosts, e. g. God, Emperor, Pope, Fatherland, etc. If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal." And now I take the world as what it is to me, as mine, as my property; I refer all to myself." The Ego and Its Own, pg. 15
Charles Manson Wrote:“Look down at me and you see a fool;
look up at me and you see a god;
look straight at me and you see yourself”
HeartofShadows Wrote:"Life is nothing more than a druggie trying to get their quick fix of happiness while dealing with the harsh withdrawal of reality"
Osip Mandelstam Wrote:"I divide all of world literature into authorized and unauthorized works. The former are all trash; the latter--stolen air. I want to spit in the face of every writer who first obtains permission and then writes." The Fourth Prose, 1930.
Lukas Foss Wrote:That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
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