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).

(noun) a painkilling drug or medicine

Highlighted phrases

anodyne



a past and future stretching far beyond the anodyne riffs to which he confined it

editorialising on Adorno's analysis of jazz

—p.107 Presentation III (100) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago


anticipating another anodyne meeting like all the previous ones

—p.38 An Indecent Proposal (38) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


the saturation of the reading public by a 'mass', profit-hungry, anodyne culture

—p.140 Post-Structuralism (127) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago


a weirdly totalizing kind of centrism: keep your political ideas as anodyne as your business aphorisms

—p.232 All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go (227) default author
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17 hours, 49 minutes ago


Defined merely as the capacity to affect others, power is an anodyne concept, lacking sufficient purchase to single out significant instances as important.

this is kind of a weird way of using anodyne (very divorced from its original meaning) but I can sort of see it

—p.9 Technology and Social Power (1) default author
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11 months, 4 weeks ago


Although he is often depicted as an anodyne moralist, a precursor to multicultural liberalism, King was actually a visionary whose politics became increasing radical in tandem with the movement he led.

—p.115 Are socialists pacifists? Aren’t some wars justified? (104) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


being a novelist, even one whose name was o the lips of every literary saloniste and cocktail party-goer, no ticket to dignity and no anodyne to status anxiety

on a photo of Martin Amis, Bret Easton Ellis, Will Self and Patrick McGrath

—p.45 Slouching towards Grubnet: The Author in the Age of Publicity (44) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


the cheerless challenge of a Schopenhauer. His work forces them to struggle hard to make their vision seem anything more than anodyne consolation.

—p.56 The eclipse of meaning (56) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


Another anodyne would obviously be to widen the access road and make it two-way.

—p.282 §24 (258) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


mirrors processes of adolescent self-definition, functioning as an anodyne of sorts to infantile narcisissm, refusing to look beyond the borders of its own importance

on DFW's relationship (i.e., where he places himself in the panthen) with other American postmodernist fiction writers

—p.48 "It's Just the Texture of the World I Live in": Wallace and the World (41) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago