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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. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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Rick tells Lenore a story about second-order vanity

Foster Wallace, D. (2004). 2. In Foster Wallace, D. The Broom of the System. Penguin Books, pp. 22-27

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"Now a second-order vain person is a vain person who's also vain about appearing to have an utter lack of vanity. Who's enormously afraid that other people will perceive him as vain. A second-order vain person will sit up late learning jokes in order to appear funny and charming, but will deny that he sits up late learning jokes. Or he'll perhaps even try to give the impression that he doesn't regard himself as funny at all."

also: checks himself out in the mirror but pretends not to

—p.23 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 5 months ago

"Now a second-order vain person is a vain person who's also vain about appearing to have an utter lack of vanity. Who's enormously afraid that other people will perceive him as vain. A second-order vain person will sit up late learning jokes in order to appear funny and charming, but will deny that he sits up late learning jokes. Or he'll perhaps even try to give the impression that he doesn't regard himself as funny at all."

also: checks himself out in the mirror but pretends not to

—p.23 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 5 months ago