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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patristic

the whole patristic tradition

Marco Roth

—p.85 Panel 2 (59) by Marco Roth
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chairotic

I'm suspicious of the idea that there's a chairotic moment for certain books

—p.76 Panel 2 (59) by Marco Roth
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stolid

Literature, which had set itself up in order to bring theory to the unwashed undergraduates, in contradistinction to the English department, which was standing stolidly for reading the texts

cute. Caleb Crain

—p.62 Panel 2 (59) missing author
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epigone

doomed to be a Frankfurt school epigone

on Foucault, who was grateful he hadn't read Adorno until after he'd developed his own ideas

—p.32 Panel 1 (2) by Benjamin Kunkel
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simulacrum

The working class that had nothing to lose but its chains is now replaced by its simulacrum, the one that believes it has everything to lose along with those chains.

—p.1 Alberto Toscano: Solidarity and Political Work by Alberto Toscano
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doxa

To rub against the grain of the doxa on class, we could say that it is precisely to the extent that the class came to be laminated onto particular ethno-national and racial identities and cultures, and specifically on varieties of whiteness, that class discourse and politics were neutralised

—p.1 Alberto Toscano: Solidarity and Political Work by Alberto Toscano
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syncretism

their religious beliefs (almost always syncretic)

—p.155 Chapter 4 (98) by Paulo Freire
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concomitant

antidialogical action is a concomitant of the real, concrete situation of oppression

—p.111 Chapter 4 (98) by Paulo Freire
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malefic

the risk of falling into a type of generosity as malefic as that of the oppressors

—p.34 Chapter 1 (17) by Paulo Freire
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hermeneutic

Thousands o f people are engaged in a mass interpretation. Not fantasy but hermeneutics

on pizzagate

—p.256 Pizza Hermeneutics: Living Before Truth (251) missing author
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thetic

Derrida calls this the thetic quality, the ability of words to form an arrow pointing outwards.

—p.254 Pizza Hermeneutics: Living Before Truth (251) missing author
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surfeit

a surfeit of luxury homes while everyone else crams themselves into shared flats and ever-more constrained lives

—p.223 A Place to Call Home (221) missing author
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supererogation

the totally supererogatory outbursts of Capital

relateable tbh - i write this way too, when editors don't stop me

—p.218 Not: Marxism as 'Organised Sarcasm' (209) by Richard Seymour
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weltanschauung

One of Freud’s few reflections on Marxism [...] described it as a Weltanschauung – world-view – comparable to religion, an intellectual construction that through its totalising work resolved all problems in a uniform way, thus leaving no questions open

—p.216 Not: Marxism as 'Organised Sarcasm' (209) by Richard Seymour
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friable

the rock grows friable and flaky slates choke the soil of terraces

—p.194 Between Villages: The Way Things Go in the Ubagu (193) missing author
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in toto

Economic liberalism maintains and reproduces a moral discourse of righteousness and an institutional façade of human rights. Nevertheless, it must be rejected in toto because it necessarily also furthers a policy agenda of fear and social hierarchy

—p.166 ‘With or Without You’: Naturalising Migrants and the Never-Ending Tragedy of Liberalism (161) missing author
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reliquary

It can only be conserved, in a reliquary form, as a testimony of an experience related to history by an emotional link.

—p.147 Melancholy Images, from Left Wing Melancholia: Marxis, History and Memory (137) by Enzo Traverso
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writ large

It was as if his own feeling of impotence were writ large on the political scene everywhere.

—p.147 Melancholy Images, from Left Wing Melancholia: Marxis, History and Memory (137) by Edward W. Said
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subjacent

The vision of history subjacent to both films is a kind of revolutionary historicism that posits guerilla onflict and revolution as ineluctable.

pretty

—p.146 Melancholy Images, from Left Wing Melancholia: Marxis, History and Memory (137) missing author
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Manichaeism

it is through such a 'Manichean' violence, symmetrical to the enemy's violence, that the oppressed achieve the awareness of their own strength.

—p.146 Melancholy Images, from Left Wing Melancholia: Marxis, History and Memory (137) missing author
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autochthonous

the fictional Caribbean island of Queimada, whose autochthonous population has been smashed by the colonisers

—p.144 Melancholy Images, from Left Wing Melancholia: Marxis, History and Memory (137) missing author
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malediction

Oppression is an ancestral, compelling, almost ontological malediction.

—p.140 Melancholy Images, from Left Wing Melancholia: Marxis, History and Memory (137) missing author
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