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A child should be recognized as a human being when he is born – and then, too, I have some reservations.

If a child is born blind or crippled, if a child is born deaf, dumb, and we cannot do anything … Just because life should not be destroyed, this child will have to suffer – because of your stupid idea – for seventy years, eighty years. Why create unnecessary suffering? If the parents are willing, the child should be put to eternal sleep. And there is no problem in it. Only the body goes back into its basic elements; the soul will fly into another womb. Nothing is destroyed.

If you really love the child, you will not want him to live a seventy-year-long life in misery, suffering, sickness, old age. So even if a child is born, if he is not medically capable of enjoying life fully with all the senses, healthy, then it is better that he goes to eternal sleep and is born somewhere else with a better body.

We can fill the whole earth with geniuses, talented people, healthy people.

I suggest to create worldwide lobbies to help to understand genetic programs. Man has reached to the moon but he has not made much effort to understand genetic programs. The reasons are simple, because all the vested interests, all the religions are threatened; they know that once the program of the genes is understood, the old cannot exist any longer.

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No. 13010
Many of the things he was adressing are kind of obvious, amd were adressed by many others in different contexts. What makes him standing out is probably transforming these "teachings" and sermons into a very lucrative business based on exploiting masses of gullible western middle class followers.
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No. 13032
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>Osho
Btw anyone watched the related "Wild Wild Country" documentary?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7768848/
I found it very entertaining, almost hilarious infact
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No. 13049
Eugenics should be practised and it should be done with those purposes in mind; it is a great disservice to the world that we have not practised it systematically for such a long time. Like mr. non-guru said
>Criminals can be avoided – politicians can be avoided, priests can be avoided, murderers can be avoided, rapists can be avoided, violent people can be avoided. Or if they have some special quality in them, their genetic program can be changed. Their violence can be taken out, rather than teaching people not to be violent, not to be thieves, not to be criminals.

As we now know, psychopathy prone people are inherently like that and can never be cured
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No. 13054
>>13049
The problem is psychopaths are the most likely to champion eugenics. They are the least likely to ever be impacted by it. In reality all you're going to do is wipe out the artists and intelligentsia while dumb bydlo and their psychopathic overseers run rampant. See also: Soviet Union, Nazi Germany.

The best thing to do isnt try to sterilize all the dumb people--wonderful though it may seem--but provide things like massive tax incentives to intelligent people. Likewise with things like empathy but the problem is how do you even select for or screen these traits? I dont think the world is necessarily improved by filling it with higher IQ psychopaths or clinically retarded nice people, and moreover as anyone with the vaguest clue about genetics realizes you're not just editing out one single gene for one single trait. The Russian foxes should have told you better what happens when you try that.

I mean for example you could heavily tax the shit out of dumb people and criminals--ANY criminal including white collar although in their case probably include some kind of asset forfeiture--for each kid they have above one or two at an escalating gradient. Meanwhile people who do things like volunteer at homeless and animal shelters or have Masters+ degrees or whatever means of checking intelligence and decency give them steep tax credits. That's just one example. Hell even have the State flat out pay for smarter and kinder people to have kids.

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Hide No. 12766 [Reply]
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Which of the following careers will be automated in the shortest amount of time? Which has the lowest risk of automation?

Lawyer
Dogtor (medicine)
Dogtor (surgery)
Dogtor (researcher)
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No. 13009
>>13007
People need jobs to make money and feel useful. Also, not everyone has the right aptitudes to be an AI researcher.
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No. 13013
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>>12958
>I can't even fathom why the fuck anybody would need to put their baby's diaper changes hooked up to the internet
Such is life without God.
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No. 13015
>>13007
>why so negative, though?
My feelings in >>12952 were intended to be more apprehensive than negative. Pairing AI with portable monitoring devices can eliminate a lot of avoidable office visits, and that's a good thing. But also, giving up control of  sensitive personal information can create the potential for abuse by employers and governments.
Here is an amusing story of how using a simple medical device like a Fitbit can reveal a lot more information than you want to. Soldiers jogging were broadcasting the location of military bases.
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42853072
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>>13013
I didn't except the wall to have the same color as EC.
>>13015
>giving up control of sensitive personal information can create the potential for abuse by employers and governments.
Potential? Advertisment agencies already do that.
I'd say, there is a chrestomatic history, when Google served ads for pregnants to a girl which didn't think to be pregnant of herself, but later it became known that the girl was really pregnant.
There must be a culturogical research what's tyranny under Catholic, Orthodoxal, Protestantic Christian, Muslim, Confucian, Buddhism, Hinduism and Judaism moral.

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We had a thread on old EC and there were a handful of people trying to lose weight this summer.

Have you made any more progress? Anyone starting to try who wasn't back then?

What are your methods and routines? What is your diet like?

I really wish that German vegetarian poster from KC that yelled at people for avoiding carbs was here. That was always really fun.

Personally, I think my goal of 19 bmi was a bad idea. I don't think there's much health benefit of being that compared to 21 or 22. I weigh what I did at 13 years old now. I'm really happy about that but while it looks good for my stomach it looks worse in other places. I'm probably going to stop here.

I'm most interested in the Finn who had a goal he wanted to reach by July.
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>>6184
>>6195
His face is the problem. He looks like the spitting image of someone I know with aspbergers too. IMO he'd look better growing his hair out into something or maybe having a kind of a beard. Removing more hair just emphasizes his small head even more where it looks like someone ripped the head off a Ken doll and replaced it with a smaller GI Joe head then taped a cutout photograph of the local Burger King middle management.
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>>6187
Even if he grew a pony tail and stopped brushing his teeth, he'd still look better than 90% of men.
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No. 9589
So I did some running on friday and my leg muscles are still sore from it, especially the process of kneeling down is quite a bit painful. I'm not very fit so I decided to do some sports and it has even been fun on friday. Last time I tried running was about 2 months ago, back then I ran way too much and too long so I got muscle soreness for about a week (I've read that running with sore muscles can lead to worse injuries) and dropped out.
Now this was my second try and it seems like history repeats itself once again. I didn't even overdo it this time, I was just running for about 13 minutes. Maybe it was too fast but it felt alright, it's not like I was sprinting or anything. This shit makes me angry, how am I even supposed to get fit when my hands are bound because of my bodies' reactions?
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No. 12936
Originally written for the today thread but as the post's topic shifted I thought it would fit better in here.

Last day of drugging myself, right now it's pretty cozy and I'm feeling good. Mainly spend the day in my bed reading and now I just came back from the main station where I went to buy some food as everything else is closed.
Bought a belegtes Brötchen, the german aequivalent to a sandwich or burger which I'd prefer over any of those amy day (the only downside is that it's without remoulade and I'm a remoulade fanatic, but they wanted to charge me 50cts to put some on it so I'll just use the light mayonnaise I've got at home, which btw is great) and a vanilla donut from McCafe, looking forward to eat those later.
Lately in general I've started to eat sweet pasteries or some chocolate bar once a day, before I started losing weight I never did that because I've always thought I'd eat way too much anyways. Feels like I'm finally starting to eat in healthy and regular ways. (well, not healthy in terms of what I eat but how consciously and how much I eat) My diet btw was never too hard, usually just ate around 500 kcal less than I need and it worked really well over the course of the year, slowly but steadily.
Never in my life I have known what it feels like to have an ideal weight, so this is what I'm going for now. Yet I can't even imagine myself not being overweight, which I always have been.
How is your diet going, Ernst?

Hide No. 12865 Systemkontra [Reply]
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what is your opinion
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>>12867
I was going to say something about imageboards but realized how much that proves your point. I think "subcultures" is largely a teen thing anyway.
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>>12927
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So, today I decided to try meditation again, for the first time in years. It has usually never worked for me but decided to give it a try since my mental state was in disarray after quitting meds.

I listened to a guided mindfulness audio file. Putting all of the mental experiences inside of your sphere of awareness, and simply observing them, something I had already learned to do on my previous tries. But this time, when the session ended, I did something different. Instead of "ending the session", I opened my eyes, and stood up, trying to remain in that state of awareness as I went about my day. And something clicked finally.

I walked around my house feeling not that I am inside the house, but that the house is inside my awareness. There was a half sphere of visual data around me, and an infinite darkness of non visual sensations, such as my body, sounds, and also thoughts. I was observing them all, from the outside, as they emerged and disappeared. I could guide my attention towards any of those sensations, inside this dimension of experience that I was now soaring above of.

Then I wondered, could I do some unpleasant chore, while still being in that state of awareness? And indeed, I could. Reality was now just a window on the wall of my consciousness, that I could look into, or look away from if I didn't want the experience. If before, experience (be it suffering, joy, boredom, impatience, or any other feeling) was like being on the street: within the state of experience, and unable to escape, now it was like looking at the street from the inside: simply observing the experience, whatever it may be, impartially and unperturbed.

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>>12807
With the bodily perception thing, I find that clenching and unclenching my hand in front of my face tends to lead to an element of depersonalisation for me. Might be helpful for you to focus on the articulation of the meat puppet without actively controlling it yourself. Adds to that layer of perceiving the body by having the perceived body do something almost unbidden.
t. unenlightened neckbeard
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No. 12813
You are just cultivating mental illness, dissociation and depersonalization.
And that is easier to do for people who have a history of drug abuse, which chemically prepares the path to mental disorder.
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No. 12814
>>12813
I have been saying for long that I do not care about notions of sanity, selfness, preserving my health or identity or whatever. Those things, and "staying yourself" are quite worthless when what you are is not what you need to be. So if I need to cultivate a mental illness in order to shape my brain into something that fits my ambitions, then great.

I am not a selfish person, what happens to the self doesn't matter, what matters is achieving what you deem important.
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No. 12870
>>12813
Please, feel slapped across the face without explanation.

Hide No. 12760 Systemkontra [Reply]
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Why is it that, no matter the country, members of the jewish religion/race almost always find themselves at the top/near the top of positions of immense power. It isn't even exclusive to government roles or roles in the private sector - it happens in both! Russia is perhaps the clearest example as so many of the oligarchs are j*was. Now I ain't making value judgements here, but just asking who benefits and why is it so!
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No. 12831
It's because of the IQ gap
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No. 12837
>>12760
Strong culture of family ties and being good to each other. This works with any middle eastern nation. Middle eastern trade traditions play a big role in this too.
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No. 12924
Culture of ambition and knowing how things work.
Culture of solidarity and support among their own kin.
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>>12819
>can't trust nobody but my 'own people
>cooperation preferably among people you trust/like
And yet when whites do this it's raciss and the Jews shut it down.

Ernstchan's a funny place

Hide No. 12754 [Reply]
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Hallo
Ich bin Student und studiere Völkerecht. Können Sie mir bitte mit der Hausaufgabe helfen?
Ich habe 2 Fragen, auf denen ich mit 5 Sätze antworten muss.
  1. Woran es liegt, dass die CSU in den letzten Wahlen in Bayern 10 Prozentpunkten verloren hat?
  2. Warum sind die Grünen in konservativen Bayern beliebt wie nie zuvor?
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No. 12759
>>12754
>Woran es liegt, dass die CSU in den letzten Wahlen in Bayern 10 Prozentpunkten verloren hat?
Unionskrach/Seehofers Streit mit Merkel, Seehofer protegierte Maaßen, Söders Eskapaden z.B. mit den Kreuzen.
CSU-Rechtsaußen wanderten zur AfD (+10%).

>Warum sind die Grünen in konservativen Bayern beliebt wie nie zuvor?
Die Grünen sind eine Partei bürgerlicher und konservativer bzw. neoliberaler Besserverdiener, aber nicht so rechtsautoritär wie Seehofer und Söder. Der Zugewinn, den sie verzeichnen können, sind liberale Merkelfans, die nix mit AfD-Positionen anfangen können. Gilt auch für BaWü und Hessen. Der Aufschwung der Grünen wird sich fortsetzen und möglicherweise noch verstärken, wenn Merz und nicht Merkels Favoritin AKK das Rennen in der Union macht.

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WWI ended 100 years ago to this hour. Imagine the feelings of your forefathers in this moment, European Bernds.
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No. 12613
>>12612
Not genes, just society.
We could use a good, old fashioned war again these days.
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No. 12614
>>12613
But girls looked swarthy and 40yo.
Tough decisions, Ernst. Tough decisions.
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No. 12615
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>>12612
Easier life in physical sense. Many diseases are cured, modern medicine allows more and more children to remain alive, who a century ago would just die before 5 years.
Manly men are here, you just exchanged manliness for convenience and modern society.
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I have a great-grandfather who served in the army. He died years before I was born, but some stories about his time in the service have been passed down to me. He was in France 100 years ago today and probably felt immense relief that it was over coupled with sadness over the deaths of the soldiers he befriended.

I know quite a lot about the music from the 1910's, so I'll share some interesting American songs from World War I.

"Joan of Arc" sung by Willie Weston in May 1917.
https://archive.org/details/78_joan-of-arc_willie-weston-bryan-weston-wells_gbia0013578b
This song represents an unusual aspect of American support for entry in World War I - sympathy for France's plight. There has been a historic appreciation for France because they gave important help to us in the War for Independence. Since the fighting in Europe posed no threat to us across the Atlantic, the threat it posed to France was used to drum up sympathy. The singer, Willie Weston was a popular vaudeville performer who came from an English theatrical performing family that immigrated here when he was a child. He frequently participated in entertainment shows at rallies to sell war bonds to help finance the war.

"For Your Country and My Country" sung by Willie Weston in May 1917.

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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?

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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.