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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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disaffected souls are relentlessly steered back into the thrall of a marketplace where we can access, individually, little hits of succor

—p.7 Tell Me It’s Going to be OK (6) by Miya Tokumitsu
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disaffected souls are relentlessly steered back into the thrall of a marketplace where we can access, individually, little hits of succor

—p.7 Tell Me It’s Going to be OK (6) by Miya Tokumitsu
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(adjective) suffering from extreme poverty; impoverished / (adjective) deficient / (adjective) totally lacking in something specified

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distinguish the wealthy wheat from the indigent chaff

—p.22 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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distinguish the wealthy wheat from the indigent chaff

—p.22 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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a brief moral saying taken from ancient or popular or other sources, often quoted without context; as an adjective, means either given to aphoristic expression, or just referring to an aphoristic expression

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The sententious tracts of the Gilded Age had always been aimed at breadwinners and would-be financiers, which is to say, at men

forgot

—p.23 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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The sententious tracts of the Gilded Age had always been aimed at breadwinners and would-be financiers, which is to say, at men

forgot

—p.23 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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(noun) a painkilling drug or medicine

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pain belongs in therapy, fortified by the anodyne paintings and muted by the padded walls

—p.25 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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pain belongs in therapy, fortified by the anodyne paintings and muted by the padded walls

—p.25 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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(verb) to cause to seem inferior; disparage / (verb) to take away a part so as to impair; detract / (verb) to act beneath one's position or character / (LEGAL) an exemption from or relaxation of a rule or law

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disparaged the film as a “white savior narrative”—a phrase that is now a routine derogation of certain cross-racial sagas of resistance to white supremacy

—p.52 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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disparaged the film as a “white savior narrative”—a phrase that is now a routine derogation of certain cross-racial sagas of resistance to white supremacy

—p.52 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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(noun) the act or process of manumitting / (noun) formal emancipation from slavery

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Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 race film Django Unchained reduced slavery and manumission to the antics of a spaghetti-Western-style hero who in fact never challenges slavery but fixates only on rescuing his wife

—p.53 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 race film Django Unchained reduced slavery and manumission to the antics of a spaghetti-Western-style hero who in fact never challenges slavery but fixates only on rescuing his wife

—p.53 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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(verb) writhe toss / (verb) wallow / (verb) to rise and fall or toss about in or with waves / (verb) to become deeply sunk, soaked, or involved / (verb) to be in turmoil / (noun) a state of wild disorder; turmoil / (noun) a chaotic mass or jumble

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This new welter of platforms and voices seeking to promulgate and validate the acceptable terms of black leadership

—p.59 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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This new welter of platforms and voices seeking to promulgate and validate the acceptable terms of black leadership

—p.59 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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(adjective) self-proclaimed so-called

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This surface accord within the charmed circle of soi-disant black leaders reinforces the illusion

—p.61 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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This surface accord within the charmed circle of soi-disant black leaders reinforces the illusion

—p.61 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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(noun) a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes

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the jeremiads offered by contemporary racial voices so commonly boil down to calls for “conversations about race”

—p.62 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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the jeremiads offered by contemporary racial voices so commonly boil down to calls for “conversations about race”

—p.62 The Trouble With Uplift (50) by Adolph L. Reed Jr.
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(noun) a troublesome or mischievous person

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the hellion roses in the wind

—p.67 In the Grand Scheme of Things (67) missing author
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the hellion roses in the wind

—p.67 In the Grand Scheme of Things (67) missing author
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