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I'm changing old people's diapers for a living this summer. They're evil. But hey, it's work.

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I have a question.

In the somewhat early stages of your sex lives, did any of you ever have a difficult time sexing because you were so overwhelmed by the absurdity of it all that you frequently broke into hysterical laughter? or found yourself thinking (possibly even out loud) things like "two of my fingers are in a vagina. people actually do this? this is ridiculous, like, what's up with the world"?

I'm going through that now.



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Aneristic Illusions / Re: PUAHate shooting incident
« on: May 30, 2014, 10:14:52 am »
Both my close female friends have been raped. And it has happened to several more who I know and look up to. What was perhaps most shocking to learn about were the reactions they got from their surroundings. For example: Friends who just continued their friendship with the rapist as if nothing had happened even after being told about it, and having promised to confront him.

It makes me angry. It makes me sad. It makes me feel guilty about how I thought about this a couple of years ago.

But also, the fact that they trust me enough to tell me about it makes me reconsider my value as a social being. Makes me think the neurotic, self-loathing part of me is wrong about most things. And that I'm worth more out there among people than inside my own head.

Anyway. The key is to make men listen.

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Aneristic Illusions / Re: PUA reaction/info/derailment thread
« on: May 30, 2014, 09:03:41 am »
That "Real Men" thing uses society's fear of deviants as blackmail to make people behave. The implication that such a thing as Fake Men exists is rather terrifying. I've never felt like a Real Man, and I don't think I want to.

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Literate Chaotic / Re: Can we get another Cain reading dump?
« on: April 16, 2014, 01:14:38 am »
Finished downloading today. Problem of Punishment is fine with me.

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Hi, PD. Do you think it is wrong to have a policy of not having sex with women who don't identify with being feminists? In this world of lots of bad people, I feel it's necessary to set up some restrictions. Xoxoxo, Lenin

There's one problem with that policy: What about women who are feminists through their actions but do not self-identify as feminists?
True. Suppose I'll have to be a bit flexible.

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Hi, PD. Do you think it is wrong to have a policy of not having sex with women who don't identify with being feminists? In this world of lots of bad people, I feel it's necessary to set up some restrictions. Xoxoxo, Lenin

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Literate Chaotic / Re: Favorite Song Lyrics/Poetry
« on: February 27, 2014, 02:02:00 pm »
WOoOp mega bump!!

Anyway, I have attempted to translate one of my favorite Norwegian poems (by one Hans Børli) into English, for your reading pleasure:

We sit in blue-veiled June eve
and cool ourselves out on the porch
and all we see has double life
because we sense it together.

Look - the forest lake lies shining red
from sunken sunset kingdoms
and shiny as a thing of silver old
is the scream that the loon* makes

And the bird cherry by the fence gate burns
of new-ignited flower clusters
Now they tremble white in a hush of wind
- it is as if something's urgent...

Oh, pull yourself closer to me
here on the kitchen porch!
It is so fadingly short, the time
we humans spend together

*or diver, depending on which side of the Atlantic you're from.

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I'm getting increasingly good at Saturday Nights. Last night's Saturday Night consisted of beer, nearly entering some American pop punk band's tour bus by accident and swearing a lot in Hungarian.


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Google translate does it pretty halfass:

Come Austre
Come gryande day
came fedre and mothers av
Høgtimbra ætter
Come hanar in Heimar tri

Come allfader Odin
Getting my mother Frigg
Come show vanar
Come utgamle thursar
About frøa is famous
sing the song
as in former lives avla

Ask capable duck
heitir Yggdrasil
Tronar evergreen
yvir Urdarbrønn

Hear me all
Sons ate Heimdall

Statt or upp's Sleep
If only power root
kvasst the eldest
of snakes that
gneg in shallows

Tri Norn I ask
life to the spin
Tri Norn I ask
that life should you twirl
Tri Norns I ask
that life must tie
bind to the roots ... ...

Æsir nornir
visa vanir
thursamøyir
Thra valkyrjur
alvar dwarf
Disir völvur
expectant Verges
Yggdrasil
Google Translate doesn't handle traditional Nynorsk very well  :lulz:

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: Internet loneliness
« on: February 12, 2014, 02:23:11 pm »
I don't interact socially on the internet much at all these days, other than to coordinate my social life in meatspace. But that's probably because I've moved to a city that actually has people in it. The rest of my internet social interaction is mostly just shallow fishing for "likes". And maybe that's a general trend, I don't know.

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: This is Norway.
« on: January 30, 2014, 04:19:30 am »
The cheese sandwiches are frozen because nothing in Norway is ever not frozen during the winter months.

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: This is Norway.
« on: January 30, 2014, 02:53:01 am »
This is absolutely correct and exactly what Norway is.

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: The Act of Killing
« on: January 24, 2014, 03:38:13 am »
I watched it a few months ago. It's difficult to describe. Brilliantly made, but still almost unbearable to watch. I don't think any somewhat sane human being would be able to watch it as pure entertainment.

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Aneristic Illusions / Re: Anybody look at Ukraine lately?
« on: January 23, 2014, 02:00:53 am »
Wow. That mass SMS is creepy stuff.

The posts (and further links) in this thread
are probably helpful.






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