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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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lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group, which lessens social cohesion and fosters decline; popularized by French sociologist Émile Durkheim in his influential book Suicide

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This mixture of anxiety, anomie, alienation and anger is creating a 'perfect storm'

for hate-filled populism

—p.xi Preface (vii) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


Young Anomic White Novelists

on the Brat Pack

—p.38 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago

we, like diminished kings or rigidly insecure presidents, are reduced to being overwhelmed by info and interpretation, or else paralyzed by cynicism and anomie, or else--worst--seduced by some particular set of dogmatic talking-points, whether these be PC or NRA, rationalist or evangelical, "Cut and Run" or "No Blood for Oil"

—p.316 Deciderization 2007--A Special Report (299) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago


today’s subforties have very different horrors, prominent among which are anomie and solipsism and a peculiarly American loneliness: the prospect of dying without even once having loved something more than yourself

—p.54 Certainly the End of Something or Other, One Would Sort of Have to Think (51) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


America suffers from anomie, an absence of shared norms, as well as alienation--Durkheim as well as Marx

—p.84 The End May Be Nigh, But For Whom? (71) default author
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1 year, 7 months ago


With three kids to support, he dare not venture down the road of anomie and irony and entropy, the Beat road that Kerouac blazed and Pynchon followed.

—p.307 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (303) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago


As the two sides act on mutually incompatible ideas of what is theirs by right, one emphasizing the entitlements of citizenship and the other those of property and market power, inflation may also be considered an expression of anomie in a society which, for structural reasons, cannot agree on common criteria of social justice

—p.79 The Crises of Democratic Capitalism (73) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

Durkheimians would here resort to the concept of anomy, signifying a less-than-normal condition of deficient social integration

footnote 17

—p.14 Introduction (1) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


The fashionable words for this state, in the late twentieth century, are alienation and anomie

—p.xxix Introduction (vii) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago


Wallace finds another way of resisting apocalyptic postmodern anomie

referring to BI and his use of a monologue/dialogue hybrid

—p.149 Vocal Instability and Narrative Structure (137) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago