What are the best books about love? I want to feel.
ITT great Catholic writers.
I'm wondering if anyone really cares about covers. Personally, I always choose which version of a book to buy based on it's cover. Am I alone here?
Been reading Naked Lunch on the bus lately. It's that Grove Press edition with the really obnoxious, colorful covers with the distressed font and shit. I always feel like I just came from my little sister's book fair holding that ostentatious piece of shit. Wicked book, but I feel like a chode showing the world that cover, mang.
What do you do to invoke the Muses before you write?
Is stately meant as an adjective or an adverb? It's fucking killing me
As if the Devil himself inhabited the pages.
How should I refer to a woman's genitals in a short story I'm writing?
"Vagina" sounds too clinical. "Cunt" too crude. "Froo froo" sounds fucking gay.
Any authors write about cunt using an acceptable vernacular?
So, I just bought this. Is it as good as I'm hoping? What are some of your opinions on it? What is some other epic poetry that might be good?
Why do philosophers still constantly talk about Freud when his work is outdated/dismissed in the field of psychology?
What languages do you speak? Was learning them worth your effort?
My mother tongue is Russian, I'm learning English now. What language should I learn next and why?
>What languages do you speak?
English, French, German reasonably well, bits and piece in other languages
>Was learning them worth your effort?
not really. i tend to communicate mostly in grunts and snarls
What are the best economics books to read and study to understand it at a doctorate level?
Are these good choices? Any recommendations?
>Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith
>Das Kapital - Karl Marx
>Capital asset pricing model - William Sharpe
>Theory of Games and Economic Behavior - Von Neumann
>Progress and Poverty - Henry George
>Principles of Political Economy and Taxation - Ricardo
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Best opening lines?
>“I am an invisible man.”
So Nick Land really DOES browse 4chan...
Did Hamlet even want to be king?
As naive as this sounds, I think this is correct
I don't really think there's enough evidence in the text to give the argument much credence. Sure, we're all aware that he'd inherit, but he'd inherit anyway if he let Claudius live.