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Old 09-28-2014, 12:42 AM   #9631
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Written by an old wench who presumably could not get laid who needs to make a defense of asexuality and single life, a case that I think should be made.

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I skipped to the second part where he breaks down Thomas Hobbes and his war with John Wallis. He really failed to elaborate meanings in the first 20+ pages s I was like fuck it, if he can't be any clearer about the Zenoic paradox then I'll read the section on Hobbes.

Hobbes wrote a thick fucking book called Leviathan, not in itself referring to its size although fitting.

Hobbes kind of tickles my fancy so far, but I think he was a materialist and advocated something more than monarchy, a true totalitarianism, with a king at the wheel.

He wrote some extremely well designed arguments against Descartes Meditations, just a few of which I've read, and he and Gassendi were the only ones to level worthy objections. However, even at times they both seem to fall short of comprehending Descartes' meaning.

Descartes sent me into a mania for days I think after reading his book.
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onto the last book of the Dune series by the original author. Not sure I'll stick with it when his son takes over.

No idea where I'll go when this one is over
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reading 11/22/63 by stephen king cause i heard it's actually really good. enjoying it so far
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8/10 - For a big book, this one sort of flew by. His writing is all it's cracked up to be; the book is full of really interesting characters and the storytelling was great, even if the ending did make me feel like parts of the book were left a little unfinished. Really enjoyable read.

Going to read some more Murakami next, A Wild Sheep Chase.
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