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Forum: The Pit 12-24-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12,904
Views: 254,140
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Does anyone have any advice on where to start...

Does anyone have any advice on where to start with J. M. Coetzee? :)

I've read "The Lives of Animals" and loved it and read/watched some interviews with him and he is a man that I would love to...
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 7,057
Posted By WhiskeyFace
'MURICA

'MURICA
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
OP has been edited with the latest list thread

OP has been edited with the latest list thread
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 3,579
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Are you shitting me?

Are you shitting me?
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 7,057
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Because language-policing is bizarre, and never...

Because language-policing is bizarre, and never works anyway. Oftentimes it increases the use of the word.
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 7,057
Posted By WhiskeyFace
The world would be overwhelmingly boring if we...

The world would be overwhelmingly boring if we didn't
Forum: The Pit 12-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 7,057
Posted By WhiskeyFace
You yanks are obsessed with political correctness

You yanks are obsessed with political correctness
Forum: The Pit 12-21-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6,482
Views: 87,721
Posted By WhiskeyFace
The account of the cosmos given by contemporary...

The account of the cosmos given by contemporary physicists has a place in it for hadrons, leptons, bosons, for strong and weak forces, for electromagnetism and gravitational attraction, and perhaps...
Forum: The Pit 12-19-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Just watched "Pollock". That Mural...

Just watched "Pollock". That Mural scene is amazing.
Forum: The Pit 12-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
I find a lot of the Americanisms in Linklater's...

I find a lot of the Americanisms in Linklater's films to be annoying and cringey (though I like his films).
Forum: The Pit 12-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Watch Memories of Murder to see the genius that...

Watch Memories of Murder to see the genius that Bong Joon-Ho is truly capable of.
Forum: The Pit 12-15-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Pretty solid science fiction movie. I just...

Pretty solid science fiction movie. I just thought it couldn't make up its mind when it was going to end.

By far Bong Joon-Ho's least-good film.
Forum: The Pit 12-15-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Welp, Snowpiercer was odd.

Welp, Snowpiercer was odd.
Forum: The Pit 12-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
The worst thing about being Irish is having to...

The worst thing about being Irish is having to deal with bad Irish accents in movies.
Forum: The Pit 12-14-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
I should also mention I saw it in IMAX and,...

I should also mention I saw it in IMAX and, visually, it was sublime.

Philosophy and Literature
Forum: The Pit 12-14-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
FINALLY starting to watch films regularly again...

FINALLY starting to watch films regularly again (this MA degree will be the death of me)

Watched these over the last couple of days:

Hunger Games 3 part 1 or whatever it's called - Holy shit, it...
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,120
Posted By WhiskeyFace
I vote that all "like" and...

I vote that all "like" and "star" systems on the internet just be completely removed.
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
#BoycottExodusDeFacto

#BoycottExodusDeFacto
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
I think the accusation is accurate. And I think...

I think the accusation is accurate. And I think what Ridley Scott tried to say makes sense, i.e. yeah it's racist but it's not any more racist than normal. But the whole "Muhammad" thing was stupid...
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGbl0Y_p36g And...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGbl0Y_p36g

And yeah I'll submit a list. When's the deadline or whatever?
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
So is Ridley Scott racist?

So is Ridley Scott racist?
Forum: The Pit 11-23-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 9,599
Posted By WhiskeyFace
what did he do to get banneded

what did he do to get banneded
Forum: The Pit 11-22-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17,146
Views: 199,014
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Your reaction to Room 237 is about the same as...

Your reaction to Room 237 is about the same as mine. Some of it, like the Indians, I actually thought was pretty interesting. Others were infuriating.

I liked the minotaur one until she's like "The...
Forum: The Pit 11-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6,482
Views: 87,721
Posted By WhiskeyFace
lol gonzaw, you can't posit a thought experiment...

lol gonzaw, you can't posit a thought experiment like that and then criticise it in terms of the thing that the thought experiment is designed to undermine (i.e. an external world). You may as well...
Forum: The Pit 11-22-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6,482
Views: 87,721
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Here's a thought: can you even identify as an...

Here's a thought: can you even identify as an individual if you haven't first acknowledge the existence of other people?

If you were born into a world with no other people you wouldn't go around...
Forum: The Pit 11-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6,482
Views: 87,721
Posted By WhiskeyFace
It's not actually complex, it just seems that way...

It's not actually complex, it just seems that way because you're dreaming or whatever.

Solipsism QED

These did it for me:

5.64 Here it can be seen that solipsism, when its implications are...
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 5,551
Posted By WhiskeyFace
Because I'm a young growing man and pay **** all...

Because I'm a young growing man and pay **** all attention to what I eat provided it's yummy.

Having said that, I do think meat eating is wrong and plan to try cut down if not go all the way when...
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 6,296
Posted By WhiskeyFace
You told off Disarm because he used a 'gang' in...

You told off Disarm because he used a 'gang' in his example, and then said it was indicative of some unconscious racism he had.

That's the impression I got from this post here

and I don't think...
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 6,296
Posted By WhiskeyFace
But then they'd just say "what does that...

But then they'd just say "what does that have to do with black people?"
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 6,296
Posted By WhiskeyFace
So people shouldn't say 'gang'? I think language...

So people shouldn't say 'gang'?

I think language is important too but that means we shouldn't be overly sensitive to it. Anti-bigotry is becoming its own bigotry nowadays.
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