Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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imago

the collective imago of total error

—p.232 Part Three (161) default author
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ontic

no ontic interior on which social mechanisms merely act externally

—p.229 Part Three (161) default author
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ipseity

Kafka: the solipsist without ipseity.

fuck i love this

—p.223 Part Three (161) default author
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sundered

Wealth shall vouch for the possibility of reuniting what is sundered

—p.185 Part Three (161) default author
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the fear of their own superfluity

[...] The bourgeois have made of satiety, which might be akin to bliss, a term of abuse. Because others go hungry, ideology requires that the absence of hunger be thought vulgar. So the bourgeois indict the bourgeois. Their own exemption from work...

—p.176 Part Three (161) by Theodor W. Adorno
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bayadere

the poem about the God and the bayadere

—p.173 Part Three (161) default author
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percipience

the same narrow-minded percipience

—p.173 Part Three (161) default author
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sleepless night

Sleepless night: so there is a formula for those tormented hours, drawn out without prospect of end or dawn, in the vain effort to forget time's empty passing. But truly terrifying are the sleepless nights when time seems to contract and run fruit...

—p.165 Part Three (161) by Theodor W. Adorno
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autochthonous

All ruling strata claim to be the oldest settlers, autochthonous.

ooh i really like this

—p.155 Part Two (85) default author
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the dance of the money-veils

[...] Genuine things are those to which commodities and other means of exchange can be reduced, particularly gold. But like gold, genuineness, abstracted as the proportion of fine metal, becomes a fetish. Both are treated as if they were the found...

—p.155 Part Two (85) by Theodor W. Adorno
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an ancient fissure between men and their culture

If one gave way to a need to place the system of the culture industry in a wide, world-historical perspective, it would have to be defined as the systematic exploitation of the ancient fissure between men and their culture. The dual nature of prog...

—p.146 Part Two (85) by Theodor W. Adorno
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aporia

The aporia of responsible work benefits the irresponsible.

—p.146 Part Two (85) default author
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ineluctable

organized fame and remembrance lead ineluctably to nothingness

—p.100 Part Two (85) default author
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the injunction to practice intellectual honesty

The injunction to practise intellectual honesty usually amounts to sabotage of thought. The writer is urged to show explicitly all the steps that have led him to his conclusion, so enabling every reader to follow the process through and, where pos...

—p.80 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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vitiate

Simmel's writings, for example, are all vitiated by the incompatibility of their out-of-the-ordinary subject matter with its painfully lucid treatment

—p.80 Part One (21) default author
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the injunction to practice intellectual honesty

The injunction to practise intellectual honesty usually amounts to sabotage of thought. The writer is urged to show explicitly all the steps that have led him to his conclusion, so enabling every reader to follow the process through and, where pos...

—p.80 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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ostensibly independent thought

[...] It is precisely the critical element that is wanting in ostensibly independent thought. Insistence on the cosmic secret hidden beneath the outer shell, in reverently omitting to establish the relation between the two, often enough confirms b...

—p.67 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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ready-made enlightenment

[...] Ready-made enlightenment turns not only spontaneous reflection but also analytical insights - whose power equals the energy and suffering that it cost to gain them - into mass-produced articles, and the painful secrets of the individual hist...

—p.65 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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part of the mechanism of domination

[...] It is part of the mechanism of domination to forbid recognition of the suffering it produces, and there is a straight line of development between the gospel of happiness ad the construction of camps of extermination so far off in Poland that...

—p.63 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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sententia

the sentnious language of the worker who wants, as a Socialist, to 'learn something'

—p.53 Part One (21) default author
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who need the weaklings as their victims

[...] I the end the tough guys are the truly effeminate ones, who need the weaklings as their victims in order not to admit that they are like them. Totalitarianism and homosexuality belong together. I its downfall the subject negates everything w...

—p.46 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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which driver is not tempted

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men [...] which driver is not tempted, merely by the power of his engine, to wipe out the vermin of the street, pedestrians, children and cyclists? The movements machines demand of th...

—p.40 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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glorification of splendid underdogs

[...] In the end, glorification of splendid underdogs is nothing other than glorification of the splendid system that makes them so. [...]

—p.28 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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hypostatisation

Hegel, in hypostasizing both bourgeois society and its fundamental category, the individual, did not truly carry through the dialectic between the two.

—p.17 Dedication (15) default author
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