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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“The curse of modernity is that we are increasingly populated by a class of people who are better at explaining than understanding, or better at explaining than doing.”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Jordan B. Peterson
“You're going to pay a price for every bloody thing you do and everything you don't do. You don't get to choose to not pay a price. You get to choose which poison you're going to take. That's it.”
Jordan B. Peterson

Jordan B. Peterson
“In the West, we have been withdrawing from our tradition-, religion- and even nation-centred cultures, partly to decrease the danger of group conflict. But we are increasingly falling prey to the desperation of meaninglessness, and that is no improvement at all.”
Jordan B. Peterson, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“If you do not take risks for your opinion, you are nothing.”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Angela Nagle
“The pop culture cliché of the American High School movie, which adapted old archetypes, depicted a social world in which the worst sexists were always the all brawn no brains sports jock. But now that the online world has given us a glimpse into the inner lives of others, one of the surprising revelations is that it is the nerdish self-identifying nice guy who could never get the girl who has been exposed as the much more hate-filled, racist, misogynist who is insanely jealous of the happiness of others.”
Angela Nagle, Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right

25x33 Carl Jung — 148 members — last activity Aug 26, 2018 06:35AM
If you enjoy and find meaning in the writings of Carl Gustav Jung, it would be a pleasure to talk, learn of your musings and discover common streams o ...more
41424 Anarchist & Radical Book Club — 1641 members — last activity Nov 21, 2020 11:00AM
This is a group to read and discuss anarchist practice and theory, by gathering a large body of anarchist literature, non-fiction, and theory, as well ...more
7160 Japanese Literature — 2451 members — last activity 19 hours, 14 min ago
A group for people who enjoy literature written by Japanese authors.
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A place to chat about anything that emerges. We're pretty relaxed, and our attitudes mostly are mild. Make friends. Be authentic. Get mad. Laugh. ...more
19860 Classics and the Western Canon — 3633 members — last activity Nov 19, 2020 05:44AM
This is a group to read and discuss those books generally referred to as “the classics” or “the Western canon.” Books which have shaped Western though ...more
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