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).

a slogan refering to globalization popularised by Margaret Thatcher; means that the market economy is the only system that works, and that debate about this is over

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The 80s were the period when capitalist realism was fought for and established, when Margaret Thatcher's doctine that 'there is no alternative'--as succinct a slogan of capitalist realism as you could hope for--became a brutally self-fulfilling prophecy.

—p.8 It's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism (1) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

The 80s were the period when capitalist realism was fought for and established, when Margaret Thatcher's doctine that 'there is no alternative'--as succinct a slogan of capitalist realism as you could hope for--became a brutally self-fulfilling prophecy.

—p.8 It's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism (1) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

(adjective) characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind

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It would be dangerous and misleading to imagine that the near past was some prelapsarian state rife with political potentials, so it's as well to remember the role that commodification played in the production of culture throughout the twentieth century.

—p.9 It's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism (1) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

It would be dangerous and misleading to imagine that the near past was some prelapsarian state rife with political potentials, so it's as well to remember the role that commodification played in the production of culture throughout the twentieth century.

—p.9 It's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism (1) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

(noun) a lapse in succession during which there is no person in whom a title is vested / (noun) temporary inactivity; suspension

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with unions in abeyance, utilities and railways denationalized

—p.17 Capitalism and the Real (16) default author
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with unions in abeyance, utilities and railways denationalized

—p.17 Capitalism and the Real (16) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation (adj: semiotic)

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the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production (39) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production (39) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

a category of people within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in the bureaucracy running all spheres of those countries' activity

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the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production (39) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production (39) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin; in Ethics, laid groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe

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Supernanny is a Spinozist insofar as, like Spinoza, she takes it for granted that children are in a state of abjection

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

Supernanny is a Spinozist insofar as, like Spinoza, she takes it for granted that children are in a state of abjection

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

relating to or denoting the political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (noun or adj)

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A Marxist Supernanny would of course turn away from the troubleshooting of individual families to look at the structural causes which produce the same repeated effect.

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

A Marxist Supernanny would of course turn away from the troubleshooting of individual families to look at the structural causes which produce the same repeated effect.

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

ethical component of the personality and provides the moral standards by which the ego operates (acc to Sigmund Freud)

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the failure of the Father function, the crisis of the paternal superego in late capitalism

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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the failure of the Father function, the crisis of the paternal superego in late capitalism

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

(noun) a division or split in a group or union; schism / (noun) an action or process of cutting, dividing, or splitting; the state of being cut, divided, or split

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Spinoza's move both deprives the grounding of Law in a sadistic act of scission (the cruel cut of castration), at the same time as it denies the ungrounded positing of agency in an act of pure volition

on Spinoza's reading of the Fall as God not condemning Adam because eating the apple was wrong; rather, he tells him it is wrong because it's bad for him

—p.72 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

Spinoza's move both deprives the grounding of Law in a sadistic act of scission (the cruel cut of castration), at the same time as it denies the ungrounded positing of agency in an act of pure volition

on Spinoza's reading of the Fall as God not condemning Adam because eating the apple was wrong; rather, he tells him it is wrong because it's bad for him

—p.72 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

(noun) the act of renouncing or rejecting something; self-denial

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allow the media class to further abnegate its function to educate and lead

—p.75 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

allow the media class to further abnegate its function to educate and lead

—p.75 Marxist Supernanny (71) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago