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(noun) a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes

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jeremiad



Chamath hadn't moved during his jeremiad

—p.266 by Antonio Garcia Martinez
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6 years, 5 months ago


Sitting on price-tagged leather benches, we listened to my dad’s jeremiad on America.

—p.8 Who Owns Tomorrow? (6) missing author
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2 years, 8 months ago


theory was not reactionary retreat into a Grand Hotel Abyss, but principled withdrawal into a fortress of thought, a citadel from which, periodically, radical jeremiads were issued

for Adorno

—p.4 Introduction: Against the Current (1) by Stuart Jeffries
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6 years ago


the jeremiad-deliverer of Hard rap

—p.76 by David Foster Wallace
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6 years, 2 months ago


My purpose was not to get information for a jeremiad against tech and Hollywood’s baleful impact on American writing. It was to try to get paid.

—p.19 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
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3 years, 6 months ago


Losing Ground was much more grounded in behavioral psychology and the idea that all people sought to maximize their pleasure at the least possible cost than in any jeremiad about cultural drift and mastery

—p.121 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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4 years, 2 months ago


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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3 years, 9 months ago


Hating on actual poems, then, is often an ironic if sometimes unwitting way of expressing the persistence of the utopian ideal of Poetry, and the jeremiads in that regard are defenses, too.

—p.76 by Ben Lerner
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2 years, 3 months ago


But writing an antibranding jeremiad draws one into the logic of branding as surely as founding a “socially responsible business” involves one in profit and loss

—p.17 The Accidental Neoliberal (15) by Jedediah Purdy
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2 years, 9 months ago