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No. 64902
Man the guy really inadvertently makes it extra entertaining by having that weird I think Australian way of talking on top of it
I wonder what other accent and dialects make specific imams, priests, rabbis or whathaveyou a more interesting experience. Like imagine a rebbe talking in this really thick Scottish regional accent about Adonai.
No. 64903
You misread my post, I believe. I wasn't trying to say that I feel shame and thus think you are a bad person. I only wrote that I felt shame, which is a truthful observation about myself. I was mostly amused about myself; which is something that happens more the more I try to observe myself. Funny how that works.

Also, I have no clue what a wet blanket is whatsoever, but I have a strong feeling that this post will earn me even more of your praise. Looking forward to it (:
No. 64905
I don't drink thankfully by thanks of God, and now keep forgetting things like people are all drunk today at this point.

Your brother looks like he has the Downes, no offense. Somehow that pic makes me realize what a cruel barbaric people your people must've been a millenia agoor maybe their frown is in perpetual russification :--DDD Great irony, I put a red star on my mini Christmas tree this year just because I thought it'd be funny also everything was sold out, maybe I'll upload pic.

You know everyone says it is pagan but really I think at least on USA if not whole Wect that everything gift giving or Christmassy like trees, decorations, colorful lights, all it is just like wrapping paper and the day is an empty box. What matters is what you as family have put into that box of your family traditions. I can see how a Jew or Muslim can also celebrate our Christmas while making it about Jewish or Islamic spiritual lessons, just as much as those of us who are also white American can be atheists and celebrate the holiday. I mean just put a date tree and teach about the prophet Jesus ffs probably majority of the people here don't even bother with the alleged Christmas aspect at this point, except maybe Catholics. In a certain sense just going for Chinese food makes it, in my mind, that those of us from Jewish background also celebrate Christmas as well in their own sense, while the people actually going to Mass is really small compared to the whole. I also think it's pretty funny and pretty fitting if eventually another religion steals Christmas from us just like we stole the actual date and a few customs from the pagans by basically saying "so okay you can keep your giant Scandinavian burning goat and put a tree in your house for some reason, just make it about the baby Jesus okay?" I think that in those regard early Christians in the royal houses were like the first burgoids, assimilating all it came across. What's that? Samm Hain you say? Sounds like a saint's day to me. Oh you have a fertility cult? Okay let's hide colorful hard boiled eggs everywhere and talk about Jesus.

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No. 64907 Kontra
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>I have never ever.
hahaha please send help

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What did you get for Christmas Ernst? What did you get for others?

I got Sherman tank slippers from the tank museum and some books on the paranormal that I wanted.
No. 64782
>Box of Marlenka Cake
>Giant Vanilla Candle
>Yi Jing in Three Volumes
>10k HUF from Grandma
>1.5k HUF from scratch tickets uncle gave me
>Box of Pocky (Matcha Flavour)
>Two Pairs Winter Socks
>A New Set of Pyjamas

I invested some of the money already into books, one on Chinese economics, and the other on Volume I of a set titled "Hungarian-Chinese Literary Anthology" which is a collection of pamphlets that contain the original text with a translation.
Might spend the rest of it on a copy of the Hanfeizi in Chinese if I'm really going to be writing my thesis on it, though it's a bit premature to think about it right now.
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all the horus heresy books are on there, ebin. Thanks Ernst
No. 64829
Puukko knoife
Insulated rubber boots
Bottle of rum
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Are there any good magazines or similar things you follow?

I got the idea because i'm currently reading this and i like the idea:


Wikipedia says:
"The Journal of Controversial Ideas is a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal that aims to allow academics to publish using pseudonyms if they request it.[1][2] Established in 2018 by philosophers Francesca Minerva, Jeff McMahan, and Peter Singer, the journal began accepting submissions on 20 April 2020.[3] According to McMahan, the journal is needed because of the fear among academics about publishing articles that support certain contentious positions.[4] Minerva came up with the idea after experiencing death threats and difficulty finding employment because of an article she wrote on the ethics of newborn infanticide."

I hope it's not getting too /pol/ tier, but for now i stay interested.

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No. 64769
I don't know much about him other than that he's a silicon valley venture capitalist with philosophy background who founded or invested many major big techs and some of the most valued cryptos. He is a Straussist who relentlessly pursues his reactionary vision via media and politics. That's why you can see psudoscientists name among nobel prize winners on inference contributors. He probably deems himself philosopher king.

>science startups
I would also guess its about longevity/immortality, strong artificial intelligence or some sort of singularity technology
No. 64770

What does that mean, which personae is beyond that political/social whatever direction?
No. 64772
Leo Strauss, political philosopher. Being a straussist basically means that he thinks he is "too intelligent" and superior to us brainlets.
No. 64774
Ah, I see. Guess that implies elitism and the affirmation of elites and thus hierarchies. A staple of (neo)conservatism and neoreactionaries like Thiel.

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Old thread is kill, this is the new Radio Ernstiwan thread. In case you're new: The best stream is The Weekly Album stream, the others can be ignored.

Share your musical taste and your seductive voice (no homo) with your fellow Ernsts, and help making this chan not only enojoyable for the eyes and mind, but also for the ears. As always, there are no restrictions whatsoever in what to stream. Just share what you like, every streamer has his own ideas and style, and it only makes the radio more interesting.

The radio is available here: http://radio.ernstchan.xyz:8000/

There's also a chat and a discord where you usually find people talking about gay porn and penguins during the streams.

http://ernst.bplaced.net/chat/blabax.php (You can register with an email or make a guest account which will tie your name to your IP. If you have a changing IP and want to keep your name register with email)

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I will finish about 2 minutes short of 17:00UTC, this should work almost seamlessly.
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Todays winner is "King Crimson - Larks' Tongues In Aspic". - Good band. Good Album.

New to the poll:
Lagwagon - Railer
Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
CunninLynguists - Rose Azura Njano
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Next weeks poll:

We start at 18:00 Germany time.
No. 64615
Didn't even know Lagwagon have a "new" album out. Is it any good? I was kinda surprised by "Hang" in 2014, because I expected it to be super mediocre but I ended up liking it a lot.
No. 64859
>tune into the radio
>Vienna Calling comes on
Feels good lads

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Science right now and maybe never will be sufficient to explain, represent and recognize or identify everything that is important to humans. Thus art. Art is a way to recognize something that science cannot recognize. Furthermore, unlike classical science understanding, art is not foremost about representation these days but experimentation. But not experimentation in the way of checking hypothesis in a lab construction, but trial and error under non-artificial conditions. Art, therefore, is recognizing and practical realizing of things that science cannot.
No. 64152
Did a physicist steal your girl or something?

Also, r8 art I made, it's very experimental and recognizing.

I pee on my poo.
In the toilet the english call loo.
Pee pee poo poo.
The cow makes moo.
No. 64155 Kontra
No, but are you a physicist that cannot take that his knowledge is not the pinnacle of knowledge? There is this meme about them feeling superior to everybody else and I think it is true. They are insufferable due to their elitism.
I thought we might have a serious engagement about this topic, but Ernst is not taking the object seriously like any good researcher should do
No. 64158
Art often precedes the science itself and true art is as inspiration from God

But Russian culture already was demolished and rebuilt from zero twice in the last century and it arguably became worse shit each time Well not really because at least Soviet Russia had SPAESH and Imperial Russia nothing but actual literal shit trodden by peasants, but Soviet version also quite shit.

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where should i travel in the spring?

i visited Istanbul in the summer and loved it

thinking about moscow but it seems like getting a visa is a pita

mostly interested in historical sites, museums, etc. im too autistic to go clubbing n shit
No. 63642
Looking at the photo, I can almost smell the sea.
No. 63650
I just can't help but think Iberia must be one of the most beautiful and best places to live. I'd also actually be quite happy with Lebanon I think if they could get their shit together.Right now my thoughts are on Ireland, just because the people seem likeable and the climate is more or less ideal for me, except it could use some more thunderstorms and at least a few days of dry and cold than wet and cold each year.

I'm sure there are many things I still don't know about how truly awful Iberians can be somehow because they are still people afterall, but it just strikes me as one of the lovelier, happier places to live anywhere in the world.
No. 63666
>I'm sure there are many things I still don't know about how truly awful Iberians can be somehow because they are still people afterall,
In my own impartial view, we are great. I like the people I live around and I'm happy I live around them. My neighbors are good people. This village microcosm doesn't represent Portugal, let alone Iberia but I think we're alright. People are louder and more shrill on the other side of the border though, but they aren't bad people either. This isn't the best place in the world to live in either, I'm sure there are places with a better outlook and prospects but I'm thankful I was born here and not somewhere worse.
No. 63698
Budapest or Prague could be nice. Lots of history for cheap bucks. You can sit down in a tourist trap pub and still only pay 3€ per beer.

Nice clubbing in Budapest, if you change your mind.

Nice drugs in Prague, they basically have coffee shops. But they sometimes dont like tourists in there and keep it local.

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Did any Ernst here successfully stopped with porn and with capping (for the most part, doesn't need to be not rapping at all, just a more normal level)?

Please tell me your secrets. I basically can't go to sleep without doing it anymore.
No. 63522
Part of the problem is also that people approach this subject with an absolutist mindset: masturbation can be either good or bad, period. So if it's good, there can never be too much of it; if it's bad, even a single masturbation session per year is unnaceptable. As with most other things, moderation is they key to not turn the desire to have sex into something harmful for you or other people, while also not living a miserable life because you can never relax and feel some pleasure from time to time.
No. 63524
I think the only real difference between masturbating with your own thoughts or doing it with porn is that you can have more control of your sexual fantasies so you don't feel so bad after it because you had a morally objectionable sexual fantasy; it also helps you to not let your own behaviour be influenced by it.

This doesn't mean, however, than masturbating while watching pornography is something bad in itself, as you can always just watch vanilla porn and get it over with. The problem, in any case, is that the mass difussion of pornography on the internet makes it easier to have access to morally objectionable pornography, and thus, to morally objectionable sexual fantasies.
No. 63525
it is precisely your hook ups (or your serious relationships, if you manage to have one) the ones who serve as a motivation ("I'll not masturbate to have some energy to have sex later") and as a reason ("why would I masturbate if I could hook up again?") to not masturbate
No. 65044 Kontra
Good posts.
I thought I was fine but over the holidays I was kinda depressed and fapped too much and to some nasty stuff to boot. Got to the point that I drunkenly masturbated on the way home outside in the bushes, so that was a bit of a reality check.
Been mulling it over and came to some similar conclusions, just leaving this post here as a New Year's Resolution of sorts.

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I feel like this board with its long-ass threads is a variant of the continuity lock-out for newcomers, or just people who noticed a thread relevant to their interests too late.


>...occurs when it becomes impossible for someone to get into a series in the middle, because the story to that point has become so thick and convoluted that a newcomer will have very little chance of understanding the significance of anything.

I'm not telling you to stop, I'm making an observation. Might even be only my point of view in the entire world, but I had to say it.

Pic unrelated.
No. 62471 Kontra
>Mostly it's just Hungary talking about his studies, Brick getting drunk and rambling his somewhat lucid allegedly schizophrenic and sometimes pseud philosophy, Australia bitching about Tories or talking about wargames and war accesories, Germany discussing systematizing knowledge, and that's pretty much it for near daily blogposting. Then you have people who more regularly post elsewhere like a handful of the same vidya ernsts or the German film ernst. It's barely even anything to follow.

You forgot the rambling American :^)
No. 63496
I feel like it's and old newspaper, or a collection of old specialized magazines, and that isn't necessary bad, I'd take quality over quantity any time of the day, at least in regards to imageboards, and this board has plenty of quality, specially when compared with any other alternative.

I'm playing Resident Evil 4 now, and I'd rather play that game than a thousand flash games, in this comparison, Erstchan is RE4 and the flash games are the shit social media with overly restrictive rules, downright censorship, open stupidity or really distateful or even illegal communities
No. 63497
you'll have to make a bigger effort then, but if what you were about to say was already said, was it really necessary? In any case, if someone already said it he saved you some precious minutes of your time
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You don't need to continue or participate in already existing discussion chain, you can just start your own.

I usually just open the today thread don't read any of the previous discussions, make a provocative shitpost, and watch the thread descend into chaos. I don't even read the ensuing conversation either, knowing that I caused a chain reaction with a single post is enough to give me supreme satisfaction.

Really makes me feel like a sigma male master manipulator steering the historical narrative from behind the scenes.

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what the fuck is this board even and how it's different from kacey, kacey-2 and 4keks?
No i wont go back, fuck you
No. 42532 Kontra
You're bitching about all this while bumping a lone k*hl thread for whatever reason. Maybe the problem isn't the thread, but you my friend. Have you considered trying to engage in any of the other threads going back 25 pages instead of a cabbage tier shitposting thread?

As for the board itself it's a good way to start weaning yourself off internet addiction. I am perpetually embarrassed at how severely I have wasted my life on the dumb shithole that was KC. Anything after like 2014 was complete garbage yet I stuck around for years because you can hit refresh. If you want to see what that garbage leads us you can check out wherever the cabbagetard pedo network moved these days or 4kanker. I'm sure either will be brilliantly edifying and not filled with sick fucks and sad retards.

If anything it has shown me how pathetic IBs not are, not become, but always were. I wasted the better part of my youth on this trash and pity anyone who wasnt at least dating girls or going out to bars like I was, or building careers. I'd imagine anyone who didn't even have that would be fertile grounds for implanting any moronic ideology whatsoever provided it made them feel good or a pretend sense of belonging that's totally fake and based on flimsy pretenses while feeding them nonstop misinformation, hate, and envy.

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> As for the board itself it's a good way to start weaning yourself off internet addiction.

Funny that you mention this because I currently try to do this.
With all that free time now I came to the realization that I have no hobbys nor friends.
The past 10 years my hobby was internet and my friend was anon.
Now I struggle to fill me with purpose and stuff I actually enjoy.

Kontra for myself because blog post.
I guess I simply had to get this off my chest the very moment I saw this statement.
No. 44258 Kontra
I still struggle greatly tbh and it's actually gotten so incredibly depressingly bad that my addiction is even interfering with me playing video games.
No. 63494
well, most videogames aren't a big improvement over internet adiction anyways

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Which part of Europe would you like to be in during the absolute deepest pit of the Dark Ages?
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Probably somewhere in the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. Live that Ceorl life of being a dipshit free peasant degenerate.
No. 59893
I find the question why would you want to be in the absolute deepest pit of the Dark Ages more interesting.
No. 59910
Pretty sure that was the plague of Justinian which was y. pestis iirc. There have been many others taken down by smallpox. It's amazing to me how dumb people were to oppose the smallpox vaccination and elimination campaign. That one virus did more damage to us as a species than all our wars combined, and it along with plague are two of our species most mortal enemies that always had been holding us back.

Really the entire bedrock of modernity is a combination of fossil fuels and modern medicine, and you needed both. If you have one without the other you basically just plunge back into a more comfortable medieval era. Empires were frequently stricken by one pox or another, and often one calamity followed in footsteps of another which is why Pestilence's companions were famine, war, and death. Spanish flu and black death both followed war which helped incubate and spread them everywhere, followed by surging through economic routes like arteries into every major urban zone and outpost. Where a pestilence began first, often food supply would collapse, it would trigger the roiling strifes to boil over into open war. Any one of these things could take down a decaying empire, but the combination of all three will often spell the doom of the old order.

Now that I think about it I dont know what took down different caliphates and Islamic empires. I do know for sure though that the Black Death was the second major plague epidemic, with most scholars seeming to agree that the 7th or 8th century Plague of Justinian was the first known recorded outbreak.
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probably in one of the richer cities in northern Italy