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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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art is not a grey thing

[...] Serious, real, conscientious, aware, ambitious art is not a grey thing. It has never been a grey thing and it is not a grey thing now. This is why fiction in a grey time may not be grey. And why the titles of all but one or two of the best works of Neiman Marcus Nihilism are going to induce…

—p.68 Both Flesh and Not: Essays Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace

hermeneutic (en)

the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

The 'hermeneutic' tradition, on the other hand, takes account of the interpreter's puzzles and perplexities by including them within the terms of a full and generous response.

—p.16 Deconstruction: Theory and Practice Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) by Christopher Norris
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Articles (32)

An interview with Thomas Piketty
LSE International Inequalities Institute Working Paper 1 - Medium

The Dangerous Myth of 'Taxpayer Money'
Raúl Carrillo & Jesse Myerson - Splinter

Citizen Thiel
by Guy Patrick Cunningham - Los Angeles Review of Books

Super Position
by David Graeber - The New Inquiry

Hurt People
by Bobby London - The New Inquiry

I miss you
by Shady Sands - Team Liquid

How to Say You Maybe Don’t Want to Be Married Anymore
Sarah Bregel takes a close look at her marriage after two kids, and wonders, how hard is too hard? - Longreads

Book chapters (261)

Project Runway
How to build a better failure. - Failure (Logic #5)

With Strings Attached
by Melisa Handl and Susan Spronk - Uneven and Combined

The Magic Kingdom
The dark side of the Disney dream - The Baffler #45: Chronic Youth

Strike with the Band
The meritocratic failures of classical music - The Baffler: The Contract State (#47)

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Debt to Me
An American family’s struggle for student loan redemption - The Baffler No. 40 - Forced Exposure

The Century of Spin
In the formative days of public relations, elites imagined a “guided democracy” - The Baffler #44 - Truth Decay

The Museum of Failed Startups
The purest way to study startup as a culture is through failure. - Failure (Logic #5)

Books (171)