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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Back in New Fire

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short but interesting, though it felt weird without the context. about AIDS, and how the erotic will really only exists because of impediments (the knight's desire for the maiden in the castle is heightened by the presence of the dragon, etc)

Foster Wallace, D. (None). Back in New Fire. In Foster Wallace, D. Both Flesh and Not: Essays. , pp. 167-176

a person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle; the general form is "apostasy"

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a set of "moral" codes that put sensuality on a taboo-lvel with defecation and apostasy

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1 year, 5 months ago

a set of "moral" codes that put sensuality on a taboo-lvel with defecation and apostasy

—p.169 default author
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1 year, 5 months ago
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[...] Deep down, we all know that the real allure of sexuality has about as much to do with copulation as the appeal of food does with metabolic combustion. Trite though it (used to) sound, real sexuality is about our struggles to connect with one anther, to erect bridges about the chasms that separate selves. Sexuality is, finally, about imagination. [...]

—p.172 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 5 months ago

[...] Deep down, we all know that the real allure of sexuality has about as much to do with copulation as the appeal of food does with metabolic combustion. Trite though it (used to) sound, real sexuality is about our struggles to connect with one anther, to erect bridges about the chasms that separate selves. Sexuality is, finally, about imagination. [...]

—p.172 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 5 months ago