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).

(noun) the concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration / (noun) a highly rhetorical speech

29

The history of that movement echoes with the sonorous names of long-dead Austrian economists, of indefatigable door-knocking cadres, of soaring perorations on a nation finally poised to realize its rendezvous with destiny.

(on American conservatism)

—p.29 The Long Con: Mail-Order Conservatism (23) default author
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1 month ago

The history of that movement echoes with the sonorous names of long-dead Austrian economists, of indefatigable door-knocking cadres, of soaring perorations on a nation finally poised to realize its rendezvous with destiny.

(on American conservatism)

—p.29 The Long Con: Mail-Order Conservatism (23) default author
notable
1 month ago

(of a seal or closure) complete and airtight

30

The Viguerie Company's marketing genius was that as it continued metastasizing, it remained, in financial terms, a hermetic positive feedback loop.

—p.30 The Long Con: Mail-Order Conservatism (23) default author
notable
1 month ago

The Viguerie Company's marketing genius was that as it continued metastasizing, it remained, in financial terms, a hermetic positive feedback loop.

—p.30 The Long Con: Mail-Order Conservatism (23) default author
notable
1 month ago

an ancient religious movement that has to do with duality? "an elaborate dualistic cosmology describing the struggle between a good, spiritual world of light, and an evil, material world of darkness"

41

since reality is never Manichean enough, fables have to do the requisite ideological heavy lifting

—p.41 The Long Con: Mail-Order Conservatism (23) default author
notable
1 month ago

since reality is never Manichean enough, fables have to do the requisite ideological heavy lifting

—p.41 The Long Con: Mail-Order Conservatism (23) default author
notable
1 month ago

(adjective) being less dense / (adjective) of, relating to, or interesting to a select group; esoteric / (adjective) very high / (verb) to make rare, thin, porous, or less dense; to expand without the addition of matter / (verb) to make more spiritual, refined, or abstruse / (verb) to become less dense

164

Anastasia recognizes that she's destined to abandon her ordinary, middle-class life in favor of the rarefied veal pen of the modern power elite.

—p.164 Fifty Shades of Late Capitalism (161) default author
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1 month ago

Anastasia recognizes that she's destined to abandon her ordinary, middle-class life in favor of the rarefied veal pen of the modern power elite.

—p.164 Fifty Shades of Late Capitalism (161) default author
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1 month ago

(noun) a painkilling drug or medicine

232

a weirdly totalizing kind of centrism: keep your political ideas as anodyne as your business aphorisms

—p.232 All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go (227) default author
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1 month ago

a weirdly totalizing kind of centrism: keep your political ideas as anodyne as your business aphorisms

—p.232 All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go (227) default author
notable
1 month ago

(noun) the concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration / (noun) a highly rhetorical speech

234

such perorations are like the incantation of a devotional prayer: they call down the mercies of a remote techno-deity in order to ritually cleanse the grubbier aspirations of the business-strategizing, keynote-speaking class

—p.234 All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go (227) default author
notable
1 month ago

such perorations are like the incantation of a devotional prayer: they call down the mercies of a remote techno-deity in order to ritually cleanse the grubbier aspirations of the business-strategizing, keynote-speaking class

—p.234 All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go (227) default author
notable
1 month ago

(adjective) hidden from sight; concealed / (adjective) difficult or impossible for one of ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend; deep / (adjective) of, relating to, or dealing with something little known or obscure

299

Moving beyond these recondite readings from the Romney common-touch barometer

—p.299 Follow the Money: The Washington Post's Pageant of Folly (291) default author
uncertain
1 month ago

Moving beyond these recondite readings from the Romney common-touch barometer

—p.299 Follow the Money: The Washington Post's Pageant of Folly (291) default author
uncertain
1 month ago