Do you believe in logic?
What are some good poets that don't just talk about religious stuff?
When it was created, the language of poetry was a magical language bound up with popular religious ceremonies in honor of the Moon goddess, or Muse and this remains the language of true poetry, ‘true’ in the nostalgic modern sense of the unimprovable original, not a synthetic substitute. The true poet worships the White Goddess, or goddess of creation; unswerving and absolute devotion to her is the poet's only path.
What books would you consider extremely edgy, and appeal to a crowd that seeks to corrupt morality, and see things from an outsider perspective that appeals to people who strongly distaste to the fabric of our society? I'm not looking for garbage, or simply something that fits this description, I'm looking for something that you'd consider good, or something that even if you didn't consider good, you'd still respect and admire and appreciate that if you did feel that way, then you'd think it was good.
I need a book that will explain the basic of contemporary finance. I need to learn in more depth the meaning of terms such as
>exchange traded derivative
>futures and options
and the mechanics of markets and financial instruments.
As some one who works in finance, and really didn't know anything at all when I started, I can't recommend this book enough. It literally covers everything:
Thank you, just the person I was looking for.
Are there any other books (including text books) which helped you?
I was seriously considering just doing the CFA course in my spare time as an alternative to reading, but I had a look at the exam and it focused too much on practical stuff like compliance and tiny legal points that don't really matter if you're just looking for an overview.
hey /lit/, /sci/ and /k/ browser here. Do you guys know of any sci-fi books where humans are the alien invaders of a planet or occupiers.
Does anyone know an interesting non-fiction book on Japanese literature in a historical context or perhaps a book that provides biographies of authors? I have been reading a lot of Japanese authors lately, my favorites being Dazai, Akutagawa, Soseki and Tanizaki.
How many different variations of
(Hereafter thereafter hereinbefore thereinbefore) type words are there?
I saw a pist where someone had a paragraph of permutations of this type of word i desperately want to find it.
Is it worth reading?
Hill's death has me wondering: who're the poet's who will carry verse into the future?
Name tour favorite poet(s) who have been published in the 21st century?
Is ancient literature books worth a read nowadays?
Would I look smart or a pretentious douche?
how about medieval?
>Is ancient literature books worth a read nowadays?
>Would I look smart or a pretentious douche?
no one cares enough tomake a decision.
>how about medieval?
all romances are trash. chaucer, dante, and the eddas are good.
Lets settle this once and for all.Is subvocalization bad or removing it might hurt your imagination.
"L-E-T-S. S-E-T-T-L-E. T-H-I-S. O-N-C-E. A-N-D. F-O-R. A-L-L."
"Lets settle this once and for all."
"I-S. S-U-B-V-O-C-A-L-I-Z-A-T-I-O-N. B-A-D. O-R. R-E-M-O-V-I-N-G. I-T. M-I-G-H-T. H-U-R-T. Y-O-U-R. I-M-A-G-I-N-A-T-I-O-N."
"Is subvocalization bad or removing it might hurt your imagination."
*thinks for a second*
I think you should never subvocalize, OP. Subvocalization is for plebs.
Are there any other worthwhile literary works in Hebrew other than the Tanach?
im still irreversibly disappointed by the Series of Unfortunate Events
You're supposed to be, the whole point of the series was that things don't usually resolve happily with all your questions answered.
There is some more stuff in All The Wrong Questions tho
Jesus Christ, the Greeks are so fucking boring. What's the point of reading them? They don't teach anything relevant.
pic related is all the books that I've been given/bought/stolen that I haven't read, which should I read first /lit/?
I am making a chart of the next top 100 books that are not on last years
I have a decent list already but if you didn't post the books you think should be included then you can mention them in this thread
“Think Thousand times before taking a decision But - After taking decison never turn back even if you get Thousand difficulties!!”
“Reading is not an end to itself, but a means to an end.” ―
“For the rest of the earth’s organisms, existence is relatively uncomplicated. Their lives are about three things: survival, reproduction, death—and nothing else. But we know too much to content ourselves with surviving, reproducing, dying—and nothing else. We know we are alive and know we will die. We also know we will suffer during our lives before suffering—slowly or quickly—as we draw near to death. This is the knowledge we “enjoy” as the most intelligent organisms to gush from the womb of nature. And being so, we feel shortchanged if there is nothing else...
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we all agree that he's a piece of shit, right?
Who is the youngest writer to have ever written a masterpiece in the field of literature?
pic related obv
Weininger and Keats also contenders
>was all about sincerity and the dangers of irony
>most popular author on 4chan
He wrote one essay and said something in an interview. That's it. If you think his whole ouvre was about "sincerety good; irony bad," you're a moran. Also he was a phony asshole IRL.
Do you actually think people here watch shows like k-on or listen to Jeff Mangum sing "I LOVE YOU JESUS CHRIST" ironically?
only 175 days until Christmas!
So there's this philology assignment about Gramsci and his contribution in 'hegemony'. But my lecturer is being a ultimate try hard and providing us no reading materials, and Wikipedia isn't exactly helping. Anyone has advices on book/websites to read to understand it Better?
Yeah there's a really good recent anthology on Gramsci edited by Marcus Green, _Rethinking Gramsci,_ with the article in there that you're looking for: Derek Boothman, "The Sources for Gramsci’s Concept of Hegemony." Nice and comprehensive, short too. He breaks it up into several categories, with I think primarily the Marxist-Leninist background of the term and then Gramsci's linguistics and philological training.
On the latter note, you're going to want to read his essay on The Southern Question, which is available online. He wrote it...
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I remember loving this book as a teenager, having first read it during middle school. I just recently decided to reread it and The Hobbit and, while I found The Hobbit really enjoyable and whimsical, the actual LotR was extremely boring.
The characters and dialogue were great, but the incessant lore building and dry descriptions of everything got on my nerves about a third of the way through. What are your thoughts on this book?
When did was the moment you in love with infinite jest?
For me it was after reading the third citation
how can I become a monastic aescetic?
What is the book equivalent of this?
Any books similar to this?
ITT Family/ Coming-of-age stories in general I suppose.
I'm mostly looking for themes like:
>the struggles of childhood/ adolescence
>everyday school/ family/ work life
Preferably American or English.
Paperback comes out in December, stoked as fuck!
Has anybody on here read this translation yet?
Wew lads I'm done,I'm fucking done.
I barely managed to read the first book out of five included in this volume.
I thought this was supposed to be funny?
What went wrong?