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Hide No. 11400 Systemkontra [Reply]
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Old one when kontra.

For days now I'm waiting to get sick but I just stay with a sore throat and some coughings.
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No. 12555
It's raining, so I just stayed inside. It's a bad day.
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No. 12558
>>12536
>I like to pass it off as respect, same way for animals as for humans: if you don't want to be bothered, I assume that you have a good reason for that, so no further opinions from me will follow, and I certainly won't try to force interaction where none was requested.

It's not called forced interaction but caring for someone. You can't and shouldn't care for everyone, but if you really care for someone you will sometimes have something as what you'd call forced interaction. Some people even want that to happen. Force and the will to power isn't a bad thing ok. Imagine, some people even want to be punished, they want their actions to be sanctioned and see that you care about what they do. It might be more hurtful and disrespectful of an other person's feelings to signal that you just don't give a shit and give up so easily which might be seen as simply not caring enough.
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>>12558
Well yes, there's a fine and often blurred line between respect and contempt. At least, my attitude is the same in both cases. Saves a lot of mental effort. Being needy of someone, and also pursuing someone out of a grudge, or even wanting people to need you, I view to be immature and feminine behaviors. It's how women act.

I don't see how somebody not caring about you is a problem at all. Their care or lack of it is their own problem/business. Imagine a stranger walks up to you on the street and says "I don't care about you". Great, the feeling is mutual, so there's no problem.

In general, I don't like to patronize/validate someone as if he was my property or something. Whether he wants to be validated/patronized, well, that's his own problem, innit. I don't see why I owe anyone attention, and furthermore, feeling entitled to other peoples' attention in the first place seems selfish to me.

In general, I trust others to be independent, proud individuals who don't need no authority or crutch or validation or whatever from other people. If they aren't such people, well, that's their problem again, huh.

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>>12555
You live in south?

Hide No. 12414 [Reply]
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Did anybody here get conscripted or join your country's military voluntarily?

What were your experiences? If not what are your thoughts on it anyway?

Also feel free to discuss military stuff in general ITT I guess
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>>12414
I went to the krautchan unit in Calw
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No. 12435
In general military news, Hungary decided to open a new arms factory where we'll be producing licenced Czech armaments. The plan is to manufacture 200k guns over a course of 4 years or something.
Some will go to the Honvédség because they are still using soviet era guns.
It's part of a military modernisation program.
Apparently we'll be buying Turkish tanks too.
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No. 12444
>>12414
Two months. Beginner officer courses. Didn't even finish it.

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Ernstchan Anti-Natalism club
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No. 12232
In the first place if you love your children you wouldn't want them to be forced into living in this shitty world.
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No. 12373
Check out r/childfree, it's the most terrible shit I've seen in a while. Painful to read
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No. 12375
>>12373
There's also r/antinatalism

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What websites does Ernst frequent other than EC?

I used to spend a lot of time on different topic related internet forums and websites but then i got a slave to chans somewhere around 2006 or 2007 and i left the other internet behind.

Nowadays are Nu-EC, Youtube, Wikipedia and, as a guilty pleasure of mine, Reddit the only sites i regularely visit (next to some porn sites)

I have no idea where the hate for Reddit comes from by the way, if you ignore the comments underneath the content there are some pretty fun subreddits.
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No. 10305
>>10288
They're a lost cause. This was true a decade ago when people were still trying to save it.
>It is only us that can instill the proper values, the right attitudes and the correct ways of reasoning into the larger masses, by personal example.
I can't tell if this was meant to be satire. Even ignoring the personal example part, you have to keep in mind a shithole like /pol/ not just /b/. It was true of bernds also. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. I always saw bernds whining about this or that but they outright rejected any advice or offers of help.
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No. 10352
>>10305
Look at Ernstchan. This board is determined and made special not by what is visible, it's content and posts and discussions, but in the first place by what is unobserved and intangible: the attitudes and the posting culture of it's residents. And that is a meme (in the old-fashioned meaning of the term), that is a behavior that can be acquired over time. If you truly help just a single person, soon, the entire community will be transformed - I hope you can perceive the logic behind this.
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No. 12334
>>9182
I looked at his channel before and was not particularly impressed. It seems to me that he gets all his information from rate your music, wikipedia, /mu/ charts, and Scaruffi.
I don't think he is anything special; he just capitalized on a untapped market for a specific niche in an effective way. For me to watch/listen a music reviewer/recommender they need to offer me something that is not just a guy's cursory opinion or a summary off rym. Very little that he has talked about was new to me. If I've already listened to many of the albums and genres that he recommends, he has nothing to offer me except his personal opinion, which I care little about anyways as he tends to follow rym trends and not be original or unique in his perspective. I am not saying that he is a no effort hack or talentless or stupid; he just does not really offer anything new to anyone that has already gotten "into" music.

Examples of music channels that I like (that aren't about teaching instruments or music theory):

Samuel Andreyev
-A Canadian composer that both analyzes music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77OL5ekPnk8
and gives interviews with seldom interviewed artists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWgfVVbK4bA

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what is your highest level achieved in academia?
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No. 4586
zero

(dropped school after 9th class, later attended a high school diploma for adults course for a year,
then lost patience and dropped out again)
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No. 12177
Can we use this thread as a general academia thread?

What are you guys currently researching?
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>>12177
Also this site might be of interest for anyone in academia: https://paperkast.com/

relatively new HN-like paper aggregator
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No. 12196 Kontra
>>12177
You should open a new one that is appropriate, but I think the interest is low so far.

I can only talk about what I read and sometimes have to write about, mind I do humanities.

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Do you know about the "American Nihilist Underground Society"?

"ANUS was started in 1987 by Spinoza Ray Prozak and Chromatic Death, with L.B. Noire, Royal Flush and The Innocent joining one year later. From 1987-1992, ANUS ran a series of highly celebrated free speech/non-taboo bulletin boards that attracted hackers, metalheads, activists and artists.

After several run-ins with the law and others who found the idea of non-taboo/free speech/free thought disturbing enough to censor it, from both left and right, A.N.U.S. regrouped as we tried to find a way to explain our vision. Eventually, the thought process of our founder -- a somewhat unique interpretation of nihilism -- grew into a full-fledged philosophy which we have been trying to explain ever since.

From 1991 to 1995, A.N.U.S. maintained an internet presence through an FTP archive, overlapping a web server from 1993-1996 that was later supplanted by the anus.com domain name. Since 1996, A.N.U.S. has continued growing at its current address and has been busily offending newspapers, governments, wikipedia and keyboard warriors alike." - http://www.anus.com/zine/about/

They have a bunch of really interesting articles - http://www.anus.com/zine/articles/
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No. 11819
Yeah, I remember that from back when I would type silly words into the URL bar.
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>>11819
t. 10 year old
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No. 12146
http://www.anus.com/zine/articles/people/ I found this one very motivating, especially for someone like me who had always a kind of "One is not able to change the world anyway" attitude
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>>12146
I liked the article in a "keep moving forward" kind of way. It's a better option than pic related.

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What are the types of characters you meet in Ukraine or Russia that you wouldn't meet in the west?
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No. 11797
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Characters like this unless you're unlucky.
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No. 11798 Kontra
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>>12077
Funny thing is how much that same lobby has been screeching in Britain about Corbyn and the leftists removing comparisons between Nazi Germany and Israel as actionable "antisemitism"

They're doing everything in their power now to convince the British to vote for conservatives.

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What role do imageboards play in our time?
Are they comparable to the secret societies of old days?
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No. 12056
>>12049
On the Hungary the topic has the same taboo as Jews (as in you can't go around and pointing that X or Y is a Jew). Even the other clubs are working in similar discrete fashion, although one can catch some news on some charity events.
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No. 12058
>>12041
>well, you can imagine why the number of French masons is growing.

What did he mean by this?

Are you referring to the fact that an increasing share of the French population is not catholic?
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No. 12059
>>12038
Yes. There are Masonic temples everywhere here. Fun fact a lot of the Enlightenment era revolutions had major backing/formation in the Masonic lodges. The entire modern ideal of democracy and brotherhood and Western liberalism was largely derived from these groups or people like the Rosicrucians etc. The American Revolution in particular had a major Masonic influence. There are Masonic lodges everywhere here especially near institutions of learning. I think every town I've been in I've known where the nearest lodge was.

>>12049
That was my funniest point to make to troll people, particularly when I was going on about CIA/NSA stuff or government corruption and people talking about "wild conspiracy theories" I simply posed as the opposite insisting that Freemasonry is made up and doesn't exist. Although to be fair I've only known iirc three Masons, one of whom is an uncle.

>>12041
Honestly this is the biggest thing to me that's a huge turnoff. I think a ton of cops are involved in such things. These are American cops, so anything associated with American cops I look upon with great disdain or hate even, as the way our police act is in its own right justification for a violent overthrow of the government late 18th century style.

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>>12059
Good post.

I agree that the whole police thing is worrisome and even my enlightened government has misgivings about it's threat to the justice system. Not that I've seen any evidence of wrong-doing but Freemasonry is by post-1848 make-up an old boys network even as it centres on ruinous charity dinners. Just not a very good one unless you're trying to get out of a traffic ticket in Paris.

Hide No. 7862 Systemkontra [Reply]
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/03/fire-engulfs-brazil-national-museum-rio

>Brazil’s oldest and most important historical and scientific museum has been consumed by fire, and much of its archive of 20m items is believed to have been destroyed.

>The fire at Rio de Janeiro’s 200-year-old National Museum began after it closed to the public on Sunday and raged into the night. There were no reports of injuries, but the loss to Brazilian science, history and culture was incalculable, two of its vice-directors said.

>Rio’s fire chief Colonel Roberto Robaday said the firefighters did not have enough water at first because two hydrants were dry. “The two nearest hydrants had no supplies,” he said. Water trucks were brought in and water used from a nearby lake.

Fucking Brazillians. I am actually mad that they managed to destroy this beautiful museum with a bunch of Portuguese artifacts brought from Portugal by their first Emperor to the ground. The museum was also previously used as the palace of Portuguese kings when they fled to Brazil.

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>>12068
Economy about which I talking about is not something that far byound. This is already part of reality in which we are going in. Policits of majority of 1st world countries thought last centuries was basicly in increasinc socialstic elements into their economy and socity. Current people right, quality of life, goverment payments is involving heavy social elements which with every decade shftig more and more from pure capitalism to actual proper mixed system and then to socialistic systems.

I don't know what you talking about if somebody refuse. So many people want to give back child abuse as heavly workers? Remove worker rights? Maybe eleminate all taxes and go back to absolute no any kind of social servises - police only for rich, healthcare only for rich? I don't think so.

Dependency on 3rd world countries is not a magic miracle. 1st world already get it's production, resourses and materials from minor countries, and I think this "capital" can't be described as "made from nothing at the press of a button" even thought some other people in this thread belive in so. I not saying about "happy utopia to whole world" - I trying to describe current trends and evolution of economics in 1st world countries.
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No. 12073
https://ernstchan.xyz/int/thread/12072

anyway this thread is systemkontra, I created new one. We can just end current disscutions here and shift in new thread with new ones.
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No. 12074
>>12070
>Economy about which I talking about is not something that far byound
Tell me, where do you see the ability to make enough of everything for billions of people and give it all away for nothing? You move the goalposts from how you say that the 1st world can only do it because they exploit everybody else, but somehow it's just around the corner that everybody can do it without exploiting anybody? Make up your mind.

>Maybe eleminate all taxes and go back to absolute no any kind of social servises
Unironically sounds great. You don't touch my stuff and I don't touch yours. If you don't understand why someone might desire liberty more than comfort then there is no point trying to explain freedom to you because the concept will just be alien. But let's have you imagine that you roll into a town and start redistributing the goods so everybody gets their 'free stuff'. What if the residents tell you to leave and not come back? What happens to the enemies of socialism in this supposed 'transitional period'? The fact you keep dancing around it makes me think your answer is gulag.

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>>12074
>just around the corner
Yes, in matter of recent centuries in current tecnological advantage - maybe 200, maybe 400 years, I will not play a gypsy and try to predict certain dates.

>and give it all away for nothing?
To some degree. There was already experements recently in some european states. With current economy level... how much Finland tested thier "base income"? 800 euros or something?

>because the concept will just be alien
I sometimes want become survialist in post-apocalypse but I like to place such things just in video games where they belong nowdays.

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Hello Ernst. First of all, I apologize if this is not an appropriate topic, but Ernst currently has a crappy job with a good title that can possibly be leveraged into a sort of analyst job. The issue Ernst has, though, is that it's been ages since he has done any sort of actual math and would need to greatly strengthen his mathematical skills of he was to be marketable for such a job. Does a fellow Ernst have any resources or tips to do this? Or any sort of other advice? I know it'll probably be months or years before it bears fruit, but I want to improve my lot in life.