Thoughts on Mein Kampf Chapter 2 (part 1)

Part 1 Obstacles are placed in our path in life, not to defeat us but to be surmounted. -- p.73 More pages and density with this chapter.  So much so that I can't do my usual "quote every significant paragraph I see" method and comment on it.  I'm going to have to resort to the … Continue reading Thoughts on Mein Kampf Chapter 2 (part 1)

Thoughts on Mein Kampf Chapter 1

Introduction Yep, I'm doing this.  I've been catching a lot of flack from guys who hate Hitler and the Nazis and white nationalists about not reading Mein Kampf, while they themselves have read it.  Guess that's like claiming to be a Christian without having read the Bible (or at least the New Testament), or a … Continue reading Thoughts on Mein Kampf Chapter 1

The Power of the Dark Crystal (November 2017) comic review

Rated: 1.5 / 5 So in case you didn't know, The Dark Crystal is my favorite movie of all time.  I love everything about it: the music, the practical effects, the old-school special effects, the simple story, the creatures, the lore, the philosophy, etc.  I love practically everything about that movie.  So I was a … Continue reading The Power of the Dark Crystal (November 2017) comic review

Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 3 and other quotes

Continued from Chapter 2 Last chapter. Chapter 3: Burning Bright Page 109: "[Fire's] real beauty is that it destroys responsibility and consequences. A problem gets too burdensome, then into the furnace with it." Another bit that's relevant to today.  If there's a problem, if there's a disconnect, rather than try to talk it out and … Continue reading Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 3 and other quotes

Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 2

Continued from Introduction and Chapter 1.   Chapter 2: The Sieve and the Sand So according to this chapter, when we reach the year 2022, we will have started one of 2 atomic wars. Well, that possibility is certainly there, and it might happen sooner than that. Get a desk and sleep tight. Page 71: … Continue reading Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 2

Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Introduction and Chapter 1

Read the book, plan to see the movie.  Until then, here's my thoughts on the philosophical points that I wish to point out from my first read-through. I read the 60th anniversary edition, which is worth pointing out because there's an introduction and some articles contained within the book that analyze/review it, and I will … Continue reading Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Introduction and Chapter 1

Dune Club notes part 12 (Final)

Continuing from part 11 of the Dune Book Club, run by Comic Book Girl 19. This is the last entry. Pages 651-709 Notes Before the Twitch Stream Page 719: "How could you do such a foolish thing?" she demanded. "He is your son," Chani said. Jessica glared at her. Heheh. But in all honesty, Jessica … Continue reading Dune Club notes part 12 (Final)

Dune Club notes part 10

Continuing from part 9 of the Dune Book Club, run by Comic Book Girl 19. Source Pages 591-650 Notes Before the Twitch Stream Page 614: But it's well known that repression makes a religion flourish. But on the other hand, paradise and peace make a society weak, as indicated when Jessica realizes that the Fremen … Continue reading Dune Club notes part 10