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#1 Henry Krinkle

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 09:44 PM

Basically, post whatever you are reading right now and feel free to discuss anything regarding any kind of book that you have read or are planning to read.
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#2 chrisb

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 09:54 PM

Beyond Good and Evil, difficult, but nice. Mainly just been skimming the maxims and interludes the past few days..
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Posted 18 June 2012 - 09:57 PM

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

It deals with the thinking processes and how system 1 (impulses) can be extremely correct or lead you astray and how system 2 (Hard Thinking) is lazy and only does as much work as needed.
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Posted 18 June 2012 - 09:57 PM

But, why literature?
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#5 Henry Krinkle

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 03:11 PM

I finished reading Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy for the second time a few hours ago and now I'm already 48 pages into Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary.
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#6 Pooch

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 03:35 AM

I am reading David Rockefeller's autobiography.

That is all.
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Posted 27 June 2012 - 03:43 AM

Currently reading Nietzsche's Twilight of the Idols for the 3rd time.
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Posted 15 December 2012 - 09:39 AM

As you can no doubt tell by my avatar which is a picture of me, I'm reading about Chaos Theory/The butterfly effect.
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Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:24 AM

i can usually only find enjoyment in non fiction
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#10 BEazy

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:09 PM

I tried reading Clockwork Orange the other week and got lost in about 4 pages. :)
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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:16 PM

Well here it is. Have read a bit of Nietzsche's work already, any recommendations?

Edit: Found the Birth of Tragedy online, let's see how this goes.
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#12 Pooch

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:19 PM

Well here it is. Have read a bit of Nietzsche's work already, any recommendations?


You're jsut trying to get Henry Krinkle's attention aren't you?

You god damned hussy.
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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:21 PM

You're jsut trying to get Henry Krinkle's attention aren't you?

You god damned hussy.

Are you jealous ton-ton?
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#14 Pooch

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:23 PM

Are you jealous ton-ton?


Not at all, I get Henry Krinkle's attention all the time ;)

Oh uh, I'm reading Slaughterhouse Five by Vonnegut.
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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:33 PM

Not at all, I get Henry Krinkle's attention all the time ;)

Aren't you a clever little thing?
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#16 Pooch

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:34 PM

Aren't you a clever little thing?


Boy those 9 minutes of you thinking of a witty response sure were minutes well spent. =)
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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:37 PM

Boy those 9 minutes of you thinking of a response sure were minutes well spent. =)

Yes, because that is exactly what I spent that time doing.
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#18 Pooch

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:38 PM

Yes, because that is exactly what I spent that time doing.


Saucy.

I mean I can't blame you, I am a cutie.
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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:41 PM

Saucy.

I mean I can't blame you, I am a cutie.

I have been called saucy before, yes.

Don't make me bring up tinychat.
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#20 BEazy

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:42 PM

Currently reading The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
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