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Posted: Jan 26, 2017 - 12:30pm

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Humor is everywhere and always based on distortion, usually exaggeration. I have only ever seen one exception to this rule:



 
fair enough.. Camus is my favourite philosopher - and he's dead. so I thought I should stand up for him.
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Posted: Jan 26, 2017 - 12:28pm

 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote:
sorry, but that was absolute crap. made me angry.

Camus was not interested in convincing everyone else that life is essentially absurd but about finding out how to live with that knowledge. He actually had a lot of respect for human feelings.
 
Humor is everywhere and always based on distortion, usually exaggeration. I have only ever seen one exception to this rule:




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Posted: Jan 25, 2017 - 11:22pm

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sorry, but that was absolute crap. made me angry.

Camus was not interested in convincing everyone else that life is essentially absurd but about finding out how to live with that knowledge. He actually had a lot of respect for human feelings. 


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Posted: Jul 6, 2016 - 7:45am

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So it's a he? Hmmm. Sounds familiar...What if for the sake of an otherworldly imagination we suspend the frivolous notions of presence and actually inhabit a higher calling? Far out or calling out? To where? For what? To paint with bloody futility? Ambiguity sucks. JMHO

 
Aaah, you of all people should not be getting hung up on the supposed gender of a possessive pronoun.

Unless you're bored and looking for a metaphysical quarrel.

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Posted: Jul 6, 2016 - 7:08am

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Have you been touched by his noodly appendage?

 
So it's a he? Hmmm. Sounds familiar...What if for the sake of an otherworldly imagination we suspend the frivolous notions of presence and actually inhabit a higher calling? Far out or calling out? To where? For what? To paint with bloody futility? Ambiguity sucks. JMHO
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Posted: Jul 6, 2016 - 6:37am

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David Cay Johnston: The Perils Of Our Growing Inequality

Why everyone is so mad: 99% of post-recession jobs went to those who went to college

http://qz.com/721854/why-everyone-is-so-mad-99-of-post-recession-jobs-went-to-those-who-went-to-college/




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Posted: Jul 5, 2016 - 11:27am

David Cay Johnston: The Perils Of Our Growing Inequality


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Posted: Jul 4, 2016 - 6:37pm

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Have you been touched by his noodly appendage?

 
Yes.  Yes, I have:

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Posted: Mar 20, 2016 - 9:51am

Have you been touched by his noodly appendage?
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Posted: Sep 25, 2015 - 9:45pm

Miguel Nicolelis and Ronald Cicurel: The Singularity Isn’t Near and the Brain Can’t Be Simulated

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Posted: Aug 16, 2015 - 3:29pm

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I thought he was going to say that the back transform proves it is most ethical to kill the smallest child.
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Posted: Jun 5, 2015 - 7:00am

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What did Nietzsche mean when he said 'if you stare into the abyss, the abyss stares back at you'?

 
That was a good discussion. And I had that book when I was a kid
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Posted: Jun 5, 2015 - 5:44am

Consciousness Began When the Gods Stopped Speaking
How Julian Jaynes’ famous 1970s theory is faring in the neuroscience age
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