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Paganism: Based or Not

>Modern paganism, also known as contemporary paganism and neopaganism, is a term for a religion or a family of religions which is influenced by the various historical pre-Christian beliefs of pre-modern peoples in Europe and adjacent areas of North Africa and the Near East. Although they share similarities, contemporary pagan movements are diverse and as a result, they do not share a single set of beliefs, practices, or texts. Scholars of religion often characterise these traditions as new religious movements. Some academics who study the phenomenon treat it as a movement that is divided into different religions while others characterize it as a single religion of which different pagan faiths are denominations.

<“There is, in general, a move away from organized religions and toward spirituality,” says Helen Berger, an author and sociologist of contemporary Paganism and witchcraft. Female empowerment and gay rights movements, the climate crisis, and a desire for a more life-affirming religion have fueled interest in the growing spiritual community, she adds.

Paganism and neopaganism (i.e. wicca) are rising. Partly it is a reaction against secularization, the dialectical antithesis of secularism is post-secularism. The stereotype of the pagan is either an astrology thot, a young usually white woman who has liberal/left politics. The other stereotype is the far right skinhead Odinist or Satanist who believes christianity is a jewish plot to destroy the trve aryan people's spirituality.

Logically if you think of it the modes of production

Primitive Communism -> Animism
Slave/Classical Antiquity -> Paganism
Feudalism -> Monotheism
Capitalism -> Secularism

Logically we only have one long lived example of a non commodity producing society, of hunter gatherer primitive communism which didn't correspond to atheism, but rather animism. I think this means that Wicca and other eclectic versions of paganism (not reconstruction/revivalist history nerds) is a positive development.
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/ukraine/ - Russia-Ukraine war general #170: Israel Is My New Best Friend Edition

REMEMBER: Still care about this conflict? Ukraine is so 2022. Everyone is now interested in the Israel general threads these days instead

>(prior thread highlights TBA)


Evidence of the influence and origin of neo-Nazi groups in Ukraine



Developments of multipolarity timeline
https://www.pacemaker.global/multipolar-transition-timeline (Note: Dead link. Update with new link, por favor.)

Live maps and updates
DeepStateMap: https://deepstatemap.live
Events in Ukraine: https://eventsinukraine.substack.com/
SouthFront: https://southfront.org/category/all-articles/world/europe/ukraine/

Watch Together
📺 News/events: https://tv.leftypol.org/r/HappeningsviaKlash
📺 Hangout/chill: https://tv.leftypol.org/r/bloodcast

Watch By Yourself
>Video Essays / Historical Background
📺 Ukraine: The Avoidable War - Boy Boy

📺 America, Russia, and Ukraine's Far Right - Gravel Institute

📺 Crimea vs Taiwan: Who Gets Self-Determination? - BadEmpanada

📺 The Nature of Putin's Russia and Its Causes (3-Part Series) - 1Dime

<Current Happenings

📺 Defense Politics Asia: https://www.youtube.com/@DefensePoliticsAsia
📺 The Duran: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdeMVChrumySxV9N1w0Au-w
📺 The News Atlas: https://www.youtube.com/c/thenewatlas
📺 Military Summary: https://www.youtube.com/@militarysummary


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Life and relationships thread

Previous thread: >>466688
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🚨 Live Happenings/Updates 🚨

• Al-Jazeera: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/liveblog/2023/11/22/israel-hamas-war-live-israeli-government-to-vote-on-gaza-truce-deal

• Middle East Eye: https://www.middleeasteye.net/israel-palestine-hamas-war-gaza-live-invasion

• The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2023/nov/22/israel-hamas-war-live-updates-hostage-deal-release-ceasefire-pause-latest-news#top-of-blog

• Times of Israel: https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-november-22-2023/ (trigger warning)

Our own wiki. Be sure to add to it and create branching articles:


https://electronicintifada.netSingle issue long time Palestinian investagative and general reporting, critical source. (UK)
https://mondoweiss.net/^^ (USA)
https://new.thecradle.co/Regional news from an anti-imperialist perspective.
https://www.btselem.org/Isrsaeli premier Human Rights org.
https://www.972mag.com/Left news and opinion webzine from Tel-Aviv.
https://www.haaretz.com/ Israeli Investagative Reporting.
https://decolonizepalestine.com/A collection of resources for organizers and anyone who wants to learn more about Palestine.


al-Qassam brigades:https://en.alqassam.ps/



https://www.answercoalition.org/join_a_protest_near_you_free_palestine (USA)
https://www.palestineaction.org/ (UK+USA)

(This includes blatantly obvious concern failtrolling/fedposting, painfully unfunny/nuclear misanthropic autism [ie. /pol/] and derailing/hypersectarian schizophrenia)

Remember to double check your sources, as well provide access to it.

الله أكبر
يا عمال العالم ويا شعوبه المضطهدة، اتحدوا!
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autism/hoe scaring moments

whats the most autistic thing you've ever seen at an org meeting or rally? for me it was when i was showing my IRL friends this one political rally and the trots i kinda vaguely knew from one meeting were trying to unload their stupid fucking newspaper subscriptions onto my friends.
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the aggression casuals have towards people who actually want to learn a game well, let alone those people who can learn it inside out, is insane and has been consistent across every game i've played so far and i still don't really understand why
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> Rocha served as the US ambassador to Bolivia from 2000 to 2002 and the Deputy Principal Officer of the US Interests Section in Cuba in the 1990s. Rocha also worked for the US embassy in the Dominican Republic in the 1980s as well as the US consulate in Italy, and served in different roles for US embassies in Mexico and Argentina.

>In several meetings with an undercover FBI employee posing as a member of Cuban intelligence, Rocha repeatedly referred to the US as “the enemy” and praised Cuban revolutionary and politician Fidel Castro, according to court documents.
>Rocha described being “in charge” of what he described as the “knock down of the small planes” – which prosecutors believe to be an incident during Rocha’s tenure working for the State Department in Havana when Cuba shot down two unarmed airplanes operated by members of Brothers to the Rescue, a US-based group opposed to Castro’s government, killing four men.
>Rocha is facing three federal charges, including acting as an illegal agent of a foreign government. Rocha has been arrested, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN, and is expected to appear in federal court in Miami today.

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🗽United States Politics🦅

Absolute State of America Edition

Thread for the hellish discussion related to the greatest, best country God has ever given man on the face of the Earth.


State mandated propaganda livestreams:
CNN: https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/cnn-news-usa.html
MSNBC: https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/msnbc.html
FOX: https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/fox-news-channel.html
Bloomberg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp8PhLsUcFEegalitarianism
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Feet Thread

Which group of people have the best/worst feet? The biggest/smallest, cleanest/nastiest. Whose feet would you personally smell and lick, whose toes would you want in your mouth? If you have feet, post them here. It can be your feet or someone else’s.

This is the official thread for feets.
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/isg/ - Internet Spectacle General

A thread focused on discussing the parasocial relationships cultivated by the Almighty Algorithm to generate profit off of our atomization and society's hyper-normalization of petty internet drama.
Make sure to check and consider to read the reading list!

Reminder That None of This Is Real!


>The Society of the Spectacle (1967) by Guy Debord
📖 • https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/debord/society.htm
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEww2oeqWuoI3wL-PyJmo2Vbv

<The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936) by Walter Benjamin

📖 • https://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/benjamin.htm
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwynPKHnsxfdpM7jq68JN8vL

>The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception from Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944) by Theodore Adorno & Max Horkheimer

📓 • https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/adorno/1944/culture-industry.htm
📖 • https://libcom.org/article/dialectic-enlightenment-philosophical-fragments-theodor-adorno-and-marx-horkheimer
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwxFYWxXQ3mhdPFAqzaC5d2z

<Discipline and Punish (1975) by Michel Foucault

📖 • https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/michel-foucault-discipline-and-punishment
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwxr7D9HUhMnbam2Yh9rxPin

>Simulacra and Simulation (1981) by Jean Baudrillard

📖 • https://libgen.is/book/index.php?md5=DBF3E860993373223D72E98FADF0F2DC
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEww4BP9g03lhoAL79zf_qZMX

<Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988) by Edward S. Herman & Noam Chomsky

📖 • https://libcom.org/article/manufacturing-consent-political-economy-mass-media-noam-chomsky-and-edward-s-herman
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwyWgXldbUfHRU2C7G_pnmfh

>The Sublime Object of Ideology (1989) by Slavoj Zizek

📖 • https://libgen.is/book/index.php?md5=054E022C8BD24EE2C5595B575BCED7DC
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwyYw_qleRMbG_ButG5cXLSe

<Postscript on the Societies of Control (1990) by Gilles Deleuze

📖 • https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/gilles-deleuze-postscript-on-the-societies-of-control
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwzT37X6qTM9aprSsZwfIVGB

>Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (1991) by Fredric Jameson

📖 • https://libgen.is/book/index.php?md5=5BD20E0E22FC8BC2CB4F8A7760D57027
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwwpfwZshVw631SUuXI0T5tw

<Spectres of Marx (1993) by Jacques Derrida

📖 • https://libcom.org/library/specters-marx-jacques-derrida
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwxwyxbQE4oQ_zFAOm00VlBy

>Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative (2009) by Mark Fisher

📖 • https://libcom.org/article/capitalist-realism-mark-fisher
📺 • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7oEabMTmEwy0syEzQU81XRAeHtHZBCQ1



>Precursor Material to Post-modernity and Critical Theory

📖 • Karl Marx - Book 1, Chapter 4 of Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (1844)
📺 • Why Marx Was Right: Alienation - PlasticPills

📖 • Antonio Gramsci - Book 1, Chapter 1 of Selections from the Prison Notebooks (1929)
📺 • Hegemony: WTF? An introduction to Gramsci and cultural hegemony - Tom Nicholas

📖 • Louis Althusser - Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (1970)
📺 • Althusser's Concept of Ideology: A Discussion with Anthony Gavin - Acid Horizon

<On Neo-Liberalism and Post-Fordism

[Work in progress]


Manufacturing Consent (1992) by Mark Achbar & Peter Wintonick, with Noam Chomsky

The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006) by Sophie Fiennes, with Slavoj Zizek

HyperNormalisation (2006) by Adam Curtis

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012) by Sophie Fiennes, with Slavoj Zizek

<Easy-Bake Breadtube (for absolute beginners)

We're All Fake Now - Wisecrack

Are Cell Phones Replacing Reality? - PBS Idea Channel

The Cultural Significance of Cyberpunk - Cuck Philosophy


I Don’t Want to Be an Internet Person by Ginevra Davis

Pluralistic: Tiktok's enshittification by Cory Doctorow

Facebook's Threads is so depressing by Jason O. Gilbert
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ITT: Post the image(s) you came to every time you jerk off
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Venezuelan invasion of Guyana

Any thoughts on this ongoing conflict? Been following this for a while and surprised there's no thread. QRD:
>Since its independence in 1824, Venezuela has claimed the area of land to the west of the Essequibo River. Simón Bolívar wrote to the British government warning against the Berbice and Demerara settlers settling on land which the Venezuelans, as assumed heirs of Spanish claims on the area dating to the 16th century, claimed was theirs. In 1899, an international tribunal ruled that the land belonged to Great Britain.
In recent years a load of oil/gas was found there by Exxon, and now it's one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Venezuela has been building up troops in the region for a while, and assuaging the nervous international community that they're merely fighting smugglers in the area. Now they're talking about referendums on annexation and have supposedly already moved troops into the area.
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astrology thots

i stalked this astrology hoe twitter for about a week & told her I was virgo & she lemme smash because she though we was compatible. little does she know im a fucking scorpio lmfaooo, universe just aligned your cheeks with this dick. wanna know how i know for a fact all of this horoscope shit is a bunch of bullshit? all yall commenting “this is exactly what a scorpio would do” bout dumb as shit cause ima capricorn
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They're not leftist, they're not anarchist, they're not marxist, they're not socialist, they're a fascist front.
The site is going to shit more than it ever has.
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lgbt general 9

previous thread got full, here's new thread

qotd: whats your favorite gay character?
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Intelligence is largely a classist myth

Most people who we think of as intelligent (like Newton, Einstein, Hawking, etc.) were just wealthy and had access to a good education.

Then you have cases like Ramanujan who was poor and still became a math genius, but even he studied textbooks for hours on his own. So in his case it was more effort than anything.
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Rightoids like capitalism because it generates inequality but they just want that inequality to be arbitrarily racist. They get mad about corporations going "woke" because it exposes their spooks as completely meaningless in the face of capital. They can never support socialism because their valueset begins with hierarchy being a necessary feature of life.
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Lord of the Rings / LOTR / The Hobbit / Tolkien’s Legendarium

Noticed a lot people talking about Tolkien’s works and philosophy. So, I created a thread specifically dedicated for that and other things related to it, like the movies and games.
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>no muscle girl thread for months
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Electronic weapons

What do we do about e guns, e cannons, drones and other electronic based weapons in future wars? How will these machines respond to tech like EMPs and multilayered radars?
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/leftybritpol/ - pet genocide edition

First they came for the cows, and I did not speak out - because I was not a cow
Then they came for the pitbulls, and I did not speak out - because I was not a pitbull
Then they came for the American Bully XLs, and I did not speak out - because I was not an American Bully XL
Then they came for the cats, and I did not speak out - because I was not a cat
Then they came for me - and there was no one left to speak for me

Previous thread: >>1549803
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Suzerain General - Uphold Sollism edition

Without Colonel Soll, there would be no New Sordland!
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They got our guy in a rap battle
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There's going to be a Fallout TV show and it looks like a yoghurt ad. It's also solely based on Fallout 4 and it's going to have even more BOS wank. Thanks Todd!
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This thread is for the discussion of cybersocialism, the planning of the socialist economy by computerized means, including discussions of related topics and creators. Drama belongs in /isg/

Towards a New Socialism by Paul Cockshott and Allin Cottrell: http://ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu/~cottrell/socialism_book/
Brain of the Firm by Stafford Beer
Cybernetic Revolutionaries by Eden Medina
Cybernetics: Or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine and The Human Use of Human Beings (1st edition) by Norbert Wiener
Economic cybernetics by Nikolay Veduta
People's Republic of Walmart by Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski
Red Plenty by Francis Spufford
Economics in kind, Total socialisation and A system of socialisation by Otto Neurath (Incommensurability, Ecology, and Planning: Neurath in the Socialist Calculation Debate by Thomas Uebel provides a summary)

Active writers/creators
Sorted by last name
>Paul Cockshott
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVBfIU1_zO-P_R9keEGdDHQ (https://invidious.snopyta.org/channel/UCVBfIU1_zO-P_R9keEGdDHQ)
https://twitter.com/PaulCockshott (https://nitter.pussthecat.org/PaulCockshott)
>Cibcom (Spanish)
https://twitter.com/cibcomorg (https://nitter.pussthecat.org/cibcomorg)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCav9ad3TMuhiWV6yP5t2IpA (https://invidious.snopyta.org/channel/UCav9ad3TMuhiWV6yP5t2IpA)
>Tomas Härdin
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5fDgA_eHleDiTLC5qb5g8w (https://invidious.snopyta.org/channel/UC5fDgA_eHleDiTLC5qb5g8w)
>Victor Magariño
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJJwfW0R3Lv486AjwUWxIYw (https://invidious.snopyta.org/channel/UCJJwfW0R3Lv486AjwUWxIYw)
https://twitter.com/Victormagajr (https://nitter.pussthecat.org/Victormagajr)
>Elena Veduta
Various videos on YouTube but no channel of her own
>Dave Zachariah
One video on Paul Cockshott's channel

>General Intellect Unit
Podcast of the Cybernetic Marxists

Previous threads in chronological order
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Was this proletarian justice at its best?

>capitalist boss rapes and murders working class girl
>tries to frame illiterate Black janitor
>the people see through his bullshit and publicly hang him
One of the most based historical happenings. Discuss.
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Royal Colony 9.0

King of the Ring edition: by invitation of Sonic the Hedgehog
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/prc/ - People's Republic of China general

A general thread for all China related discussion.

Original threads:
leftypol.org archives:
bunekrchan.xyz archives:
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post NON-PORNOGRAPHIC videos version 2.0
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describe your last dream IMMEDIATELY UPON WAKING UP, so you don't forget it
i'll give you a score from 0 to 10 and an OFFICIAL and SPECIAL seal of approval or disapproval

and KEEP IT SHORT because my attention span is TINY
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/mlp/ My Little Pony

Even though the fandom is pretty dead. I wanted to see what a brony thread on here would look like since I’m a newbie

What does /leftypol/ think about this franchise and the online subculture it spawned? I feel like now that the little girls who made up the target audience are young adults I’ve been seeing more zoomers tell stories about how they were “traumatized” by the adult fandom and it’s becoming more in vogue to decry the whole “brony” phenomenon as “problematic”.

On the other hand though what’s the sociological explanation for millions of grown men becoming obsessed with a little girls cartoon in spite of hegemonic Western gender norms? I’ve read a lot of conflicting theories from academics and culture critics regarding this. Is it autism? Post-Irony? Or is there something about it that just makes it genuinely appealing?
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I've been on Blue Sky for a few days since I got the invite code through e-mail out of nowhere after I had applied for the waitlist months and months ago
It's mostly just normies from Twitter that left after Elon and half of them haven't even posted in months
There's also a bunch of OnlyFans models and hornyposting
I don't really get the appeal of this
Is it the fediverse for people who are too dumb or stuck-up for the actual fediverse and just want exclusivity and corporate-ness?
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Anti-Communist Games

Has there been an uptick in anti-communist games/crypto-ethnonationalist anti-Russian ethnic grievance games coming out of former eastern bloc countries recently?

This game treats the Bolsheviks like they're cartoon villains and acts like the fucking retreating Czechoslovak Legion cared more about Soviet citizens than the Red Army.
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Is he the new Hitler?

Remember he even cucked Trump. Plus we know he wants a greater Israel.
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>right click image
>there's no "copy image" option
>open image in new tab
>it's a blob link that doesn't work
execute order 66 on silicon valley. the whole point of digital entities is that they can be copied and pasted easily and infinitely without any kind of interference. But more and more web developers, in defense of "intellectual property" specifically and "private property" more generally are trying to reverse the economic development of computing to more closely resemble the era of print, when, if you wanted some text, you had to copy it by hand, or type it out on a typewriter, or God forbid, buy the damn book, or drive to the library.

How much more are they going to encroach on us with this parasitic, rent-seeking bullshit? Will they start manufacturing keyboards without a printscreen button? Are they going to start charging you for each character you type? Are they going to stop letting you copy text that's in your web browser? Will they equip every OS with a keylogger to make sure you aren't violating copyright law when you ctrl+c and ctrl+v? Are they going to start wrapping every single fucking thing that used to be easy to rightclick->copy in seven layers of javascript nonsense so that you can no longer access it?

And increasingly every web application's bloated and unoptimized front end is written to pander to mouth breathing phone and tablet users who never knew you could do this stuff in the first place. Soon you won't even be able to right click stuff at all, because that's obscure. That's a privilege only developers should have. End users are too stupid everything should be done through left click only.

We're building a web app for an engineering firm at my job and our client asked us to remove all keyboard shortcuts because they're too confusing for users.

The kind Vladimir Ilyich would have shot everyone here.
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Thoughts on Turkmenistan? To me its system seems very similar to Belarus, blatantly socialist in all but name. Though they seem to favor a strictly neutral foreign policy rather than Belarus' strong anti imperialist stance.
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Star Trek

Talk space socialism to me. Was recently rewatching a few series with my fiance, both old and new Trek, and we both feel like Deep Space 9 is our favorite series (closely followed by TNG).

Everything else in order from best-to-worst would be:
Deep Space 9
The Next Generation
Voyage Home
Wrath of Khan
Undiscovered Country
Picard Season 3
Lower Decks
Motion Picture
Strange New Worlds
Original Series
First Contact
Star Trek 2009
Into Darkness
Picard Seasons 1&2

Skipped a couple of the TOS movies we haven't seen cause it wouldn't be fair to rank them. Also split Picard up since the 3rd season is basically a different show both in quality and tone.

Previous thread:
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Wtf i love Christianity now
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Idealism in Quantum Physics

This has annoyed me for a while and I would like to have addressed this for people who are also interested in this subject. I am not studied in physics and specifically quantum physics. I just take a general interest in this subject on the periphery of all the other things I am occupied with. When learning about physics through popsci videos and occasionally reading articles on the matter it has always bothered how nonsensical ideas and contrived theories are spread on this subject, and that shit needs to die.

You‘ve probably heard claims before such as
<„Consciousness collapses the wave function“
<„The collapse of the wave function produces a parallel universe for each possible outcome“
<„A particle could be anywhere until it is observed“

Much of this is straight up bullshit and some claims are an aberration of technically correct statements turned fantastical and far fetched.

First of all, „observe“ is misleadingly phrased. This gives credence to a consciousness-centered explanation of the wave function‘s collapse as people think of a person looking at something when they hear the word „observe“. By „observe“ physicists actually mean that a device physically interacts with something to measure a physical property. We aren‘t simply looking at something when we „observe“, instead we are physically interacting with it.

Additionally, the wave function isn‘t real. The way this term is used it makes it sound like it‘s a physically existing entity in the world. It isn‘t. The wave function is a mathematical abstraction that describes that we approximately know where, for example, an electron is probably going to be, whilst lacking precise knowledge where exactly it is UNTIL we have „observed“ it, i.e. physically interacted with it through a device that pinpoints this incredibly small object that we could otherwise not locate. The „collapse“ of the wave function is having moved from probabilistic knowledge to discrete knowledge. „Collapse“ yet again makes it sound like as if we are dealing with a materially real thing when in fact the term is just a mere abstractions describing the amount of knowledge we have about something on the quantum scale.

The wave function is not collapsed by consciousness. Your consciousness is the emergent product of neurochemical processes inside of your brain that are stimulated by your senses translating physical stimuli onto your body into electrical impulses carried by your nerves, such as light stimulating your retina or pressurized air physically pushing your eardrums. There is no physical interaction between the activity inside of your skull and an electron „that “chooses” to go through one or both slits in the double slit experiment“. Your consciousness didn‘t influence anything. What did was a device that physically interacts with the electron which bore an influence on its trajectory and behavior.

Likewise, the wave function is „collapsed“ in macro scale objects not because of consciousness but because these numerous particles on a quantum scale are interacting with each other in a confined space which limits their movement. You end up with a larger material object whose behavior is described by classical physics.

The claim that the collapse of the wave function „leads“ to the creation of parallel universes for each possible scenario is utterly baseless. The word „leads“ implies there is a physical and causal relationship between „the collapse of this wave function“ and the creation of a whole fucking universe (lol). Remember that the wave function is just a mathematical abstraction that describes how much we know about the properties of a quantum object. This should go without saying, but there is no physical and causal relationship between the amount of knowledge changing that we have about a physical system and that leading to the creation of a parallel universe. It‘s a baseless claim.

Fun fact, when Schrödinger created his thought experiment, now known as Schrödinger‘s Cat, he wasn‘t describing that it were real that a cat was „both dead and alive at the same time“ when trapped in a box with a toxic substance that would be released if some quantum mechanism was observed. He was ridiculing such a scenario that is founded on the Kopenhagener Interpretation of quantum physics. Actual physicists (should) know this, but popsci content will still frame it as a serious thought experiment, or as not a thought experiment at all but as something that actually happens.

Finally, once you understand all the nonsense regarding this field you have to ask yourself, why would such archaic interpretations spanning back roughly a hundred years ago still be so prevalent? It‘s because the vast majority of people will either not have the intelligence or time to study all of the details themselves. They are therefore reliant on actual scientists giving them illustrative and watered down explanations to acquire an at least vague understanding of the real thing. Two things have led to the persistence of these obviously moronic theories.
1) There is a sect of physicists that have a personal affinity to religion/spirituality/metaphysics which makes them favor such an interpretation of quantum physical processes. The Many Worlds Hypothesis is not debunked per se, but it‘s unscientific and can‘t be proven. It‘s as if I said: Whenever I fart on Taco Tuesday there will be a new parallel universe created. How? I don‘t know. Can you prove there isn‘t a new parallel universe whenever I fart? Haha, gotcha! Guess you have to seriously consider my bullshit now. It‘s the same line of reasoning by religious people. „You can‘t prove that God doesn‘t exist!“
2) There is a money to be made with popsci. As said, the general public is reliant on scientists making difficult subjects understandable to them with no deeper knowledge of those subjects. By making science as magical and fantastical as you can get away with while retaining the trustworthiness and prestige of science you can build a larger audience. I mean, wouldn‘t it be cool if portals to infinite parallel universes were real and you could use warp drives to fly to other galaxies? Magic can lead out of the boredom of a predictable and boring reality. Cluelessness about science can be abused to turn science into magic to give people the same thing they are seeking in magic, spirituality and religion. Some charlatans even try to prove magic, spirituality and religion with quantum physics.

So, I hope this has helped you to not fall for the bullshit. Maybe this all sounds obvious in hindsights but almost all popsci content online describes quantum physics in misleading terms and contrived interpretations. The truth about quantum physics is much more sober than that, but still it‘s rare to encounter a no bullshit explanation for quantum physics.
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Tolkien's work is reactionary and lies at the root of neoliberalism

Why his reactionary fascist fantasy resonates with the "progressive" cultural revolution of the 1960s is the question. How is it that the most hypercapitalist neoliberalism became fused with feudalistic fantasies found in LOTR? How did fantasy become the literary genre of neoliberalism, or at least its true believers? We know he disavows of white supremacism (letter about "aryan" heritage), but I don't trust it. In his fictional universe, things seem pretty white supremacist. Heroes have to be of worthy ancestry, and Aragorn is described very often as the perfect human due to his heritage. Each and every conflict seems to be extremely black and white. Peasantry is of no importance, they are dirty, stupid and unwashed refugees. The most powerful societies are all feudalist/monarchist, good people have extreme amounts of wealth, colonialism is good, and when a society fails this is due to a greater power such as Morgoth and Sauron, not because of societal failure. After Saruman cut down the forest to build his siege weapons, the trees came down to destroy him. Through his, Tolkien represents feudalism as a flourishing society, and industrialism of Saruman and Sauron as evil. Some creatures have a greater innate value than others, with orcs being irredeemable and elves being immortal. Another recurring theme of his is the decay through time. The world is only becoming worse, it is mentioned that everything was perfect at some point in the past, and people do not have the power to "save" the world. Those are all rather reactionary ideas.
When analyzing the matter deeper, we learn that the orcs were designed to represent the uyghurs, and Saruman and Sauron represent jews sending said uyghurs into Middle earth, representing white lands. Saruman (jew) gives the orcs (uyghurs) the mark of the white hand (intelligence quotient) and gives them technologically-advanced (white) seige engines so they are able to fight men, dwarves, and elves (white european tribes). Additionally, the hobbits represent white children. Tolkien is alluding to the 14 words by saying to his fellow reactionaries that they must destroy the jew/uyghur attack to defend the Shire if white children are to have a future. His moral meaning of being evil is being a gold-obsessed jew, represented by Sauron on his quest to retrieve the gold ring, and that future white generations (hobbits) are the key to destroying mammon through destroying the gold ring and refusing the jew's power (interest bearing loans). On the other hand, Smeagol represents the mutt, that was absolutely corrupted by the absolute power of mammon, and Tolkien uses him to serve as an example as to the fate of the white man if they get corrupted.
You would think science fiction would be the genre of silicon valley and Muskish techno-fetishism, but there is plenty of fantasy like the works of Tolkein that is basically a treatise on reactionism, which forms the root of hippie ideology. But there's something about the genre that gets too close to the essence of things. Not that it was important right now but is there any commentary on this? What do you think?
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Hello, /leftypol/. Since New Multitude's complete and abject failure, I decided to give running a magazine a go. How hard can it be, really? I have hosting, domain and website design.

I started a thread on the /hobby/ board
but I think more people might see it here.

As I wrote over there, I'd like to have some 6-7 articles up when I start promoting it. You can send submissions to inat [at] disroot [dot] org

One of the goals is to have a quarterly print version, something we can all touch and feel, but that comes later. Let's get the online version up and running.

For more info check the hobby thread, but feel free to discuss it here.
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/brg/ - Brazil General

Hamas Edition

>Member of Hamas Political Bureau, Basim Naim, congratulated freedom fighter, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, on his victory in Brazil’s election after defeating his rival, incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, in a fiercely contested run-off election.

>The Hamas official considered da Silva’s election a victory for all oppressed people around the globe, particularly the Palestinian people, as da Silva is known for his strong and continued support for the Palestinians at all international forums.
>Naim said that Hamas “looks forward to President Lula mitigating all the effects of the unlimited support for the Israeli Occupation State”.

Previous thread: >>1573925
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Friends and comrades, I have a question: where does Max Stirner fit into your worldview?
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I'm a Social Democrat. I’m down for whatever works, and I hope we all are willing to work together to make that happen.

The hurdles that would have to be overcome for full Socialism to be implemented - via revolution or constitutional reform - are mountainous. Do you support social democracy in the short term as an alternative?
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>not a single frieren thread could be found
Someone just has to do it, right?
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Tankies rightly criticize the genocidal Kissinger (he went to hell yesterday) but they are Kissingerian.

They follow the doctrine of guiding geopolitics based on the position of hegemony of the big blocs vying for influence in the 3rd world, but they want it to be China/Russia.

Socialism is international!
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What is the main essential difference between Trotskyism and "Stalinism"? Because i see both these "factions" fight each others all the time but from my perspective it's an old ass beef that have litteraly no reason to exist anymore, it's like MLs still having fights with "leftcoms", this shit isnt relevant to communism in 2023 uygha.
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I don't get why rightoids keep claiming that transwomen ruins women's sport when they are literally the only reason why anyone bothered to talk about women's sports.
It's like hearing some Bongoid claiming that Indians are ruining cricket, like excuse me?
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Solo Male Masturbation / Solo Straight Man Anal Play porn thread

solo men manually stimulating themselves
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i wish i could try out lsd but this shit terrifies me
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

ITT: We discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution the coalescence of multiple emergent technologies, such as: mixed reality headsets, hologram technology/volumetric displays, emergent AI, emergent robotics both soft and hard robotics, quantum computing, drones, nanotech, genetic and bioengineering, etc

The Fourth Industrial Revolution:

Karl Marx
Nick Land
Mark Fisher
Sam Altman
Old Man Liberalism
World War Three
The Internet of Things
Mixed Reality
King Lear
Digital Feudalism
And Collapse

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Post in this thread every time you come to this board. Post music you like here, whatever it may be.
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2d/3d porn animation thread

Old: >>297367
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/autism/ Support Group General

Let's have a thread where we help each other!
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OC Thread 15.0

Thread dedicated to /leftypol/ original content.
>Post original content you've made, or OC someone else recently made which you want to share.
<Or ITT collaborate on improving content already made.

If your original content is good enough, it would most likely be shared on the /leftypol/ twitter account!
Make sure to follow us and feel free to leave suggestions on this thread~

previous thread: >>1209465

Leftypol memes and other undesirables:

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Help, my country is going to shit in front of my eyes. I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy I hate liberal democracy
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Glowiepedia thread

post instances of Wikipedia glowing, that is WP displaying blatant US/NATO propaganda or disinformation as facts
discuss ways of making WP glow less, including sharing sources that counter the glow. meta studies by reliable institutions are best
what to do if you discover radioactive material on WP:
>do NOT edit without logging in. otherwise your IP will be displayed. IP edits are viewed with more suspicion by editors. VPN or Tor IPs even more so
>DO register an account
>do NOT register more than one account per IP. sockpuppetry is not difficult to detect
>DO edit more articles than just those that glow. this helps build good reputation
>DO complain loudly on Talk pages. some articles are restricted, but Talk pages generally are not
>DO familiarize yourself with WP's bureaucracy. lib editors love referring to WP:OR, WP:SYNTH and similar to try and shut down discussion
WP editors are autistic, but not as autistic as the average poster here is. dedicated comrades can de-glow pages given sufficient numbers and patience
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I will never be a skateboard maid
Therefore, I must detectivemaxx
When I go out for the day
I should take my pen and pad
Jot down thoughts and observations
Take account of the all the facts
I can't simply can't pull off a dress
So in trenchcoat shall I be clad
When it comes time for speech
Calm and frankly should I speak
Pick my words at every step
And never let my tounge be slack
I might make a freudian slip
And let my inner thoughts be known
How I wish to be a maid
And have a skateboard of my own
I could be cute
I could be cool
But I would only be a fool
To put my mind off the case
Invites distaster in it's place
So I must keep my mind in check
Despite the anguish laying there
As the sadness slowly fades
Just before I hit the sack
I know I'll never be a skateboard maid
Therefore, I must detectivemaxx
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How would music sampling work under socialism, given that intellectual property laws wouldn't exist?
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Simples searches engines; preferably without javascript


Having a dark theme is optional.

I'm tired of duckduckgo's retard results and searx's confusing and non-related results (being a pain to use it private windows since all configuration is cleaned etc.)

Sorry for not elaborating much, I'm too tired and have a test tomorrow, see ya comrades.
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dog-fucking, i can forgive. but when white women bring this shit into my home, i have an aneurysm
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I'm sick of doing nothing online. Let's do something together:
>game (boardgame, video game)
>new theory
>anything really
>not a dogmatist (what "flavour" of socialist you are doesn't matter)
>like to create, write, draw, code
>don't want to just share links or chat
>want to be encouraged to do stuff
This isn't a social club, or a chat. We help one another not be lazy, work on projects. Give each other ideas, support one another, comment, criticise, give feedback, etc.

Support is the focus, so if you're gonna talk in memes, act like a dick, troll, or whatever, don't bother. Some level of maturity required.

Nothing illegal, no "bomb making", gore, nor porn. Provocative yes, edgy no. No commercial focus, all will be released as public domain / CC0.

If that sounds like something for you, drop your email (can be burner) or xmpp address, and I will contact you from a disroot email.

There will never be a fbi.gov, or a matrix chat. XMPP, email and newsletter. If you prefer to give your PGP key (if it is in some public keyserver) that is also fine.

No "entry interviews", no need to write about yourself, who you are or what you think you are. It's all about what you can do and create.
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Star Wars Thread /2.0/

Star Wars thread; To discuss, laugh and meme about Star Wars

Don't be a cunt and may the Force be with you

New general since last one hit bump limit.
Previous general:
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Hmmm i wonder why the wikipedia page of this random dinosaur is protected from vandalism
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Study Fascism General

Glasses edition.

The Purpose of This Thread
I've seen about a dozen threads asking about Fascists: "Why are they like this?" "What is Fascism?" "Is Fascism Far Right?" "Is the modern KPRF Fascist?" "Why do laymen Nazis hate America?" "How did Hitler organize the Nazis?" "What does /leftypol/ think of <insert random Fascist here>"

These repetitive threads get a lot of attention and people end up retreading the same few questions, so I figured I'd make a general for all questions and inquiries into Fascism. Consider it a study group for a niche subject. Whether it be out of genuine curiosity or means of countering Fascist ideology, I'm hoping people can point to this thread instead of starting new ones or bumping a dozen different old ones.

Links and Fascist Literature
>Biblioteca Fascista
<Collection of translated articles from Italian Fascists, useful as a historical source.

>Fascism: One Hundred Questions Asked and Answered

<Pamphlet written by Oswald Mosley. It was famous enough that Fascist parties in other countries imitated it. He outlines in detail the British interpretation of the Fascist Political and Economic system.

>The Doctrine of Fascism

<Pamphlet by ᴉuᴉlossnW where he lays out the basic beliefs of Fascist ideology.

>The Concept of The Political

<Work by a German Nazi-Jurist elaborating his view on authoritarianism and politics. Influential enough to be studied by neocons, Pinochet's regime, and even by scholars in China.

>Reflections on Violence

<George Sorel's infamous work outlining his philosophy of revolutionary syndicalism. It was instrumental for the foundation of Fascist ideology.

Closing Statement
This thread is not for the propagation of Fascist ideals or apologism for Fascism. However, in some instances, I may practice a neutral tone when describing Fascism or give it the benefit of the doubt to better understand the Fascist psyche and its stated ideals. In that regard, I'll be treating Fascism as an alternative theory of social, political, and economic organization no more incapable or insidious than any other and not dismissing it out of hand.
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Pol Pot
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Anti-Israel propaganda

Please post all anti-Israel and anti-Zionist propaganda images in this thread. I'm looking for most effective and factual material. Emotional images and statistics (body counts etc.)

Going to print the best ones and plaster around the city. I hope you do the same. Bonus points if the image combines proletarian stuggle with the Palestinian cause.
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Zero Two Thread

Post Zero Two! NSFW, SFW it doesn't matter just post her.
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Sonic the Hedgehog

I have a weird fascination with this franchise, particularly its fans. How do they remain so loyal when there's been maybe one or two good games in the last two decades in a sea of average-to-terrible garbage released year after year? How did Sega manage to take all the wrong lessons away from their colossal fuckups of the mid-late 2000s?
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My eclectic ideology called Marxism-Leninism-Maoism with Social Libertarian Characteristics is based on a unique juxtaposition of highly divergent Marxist praxis in the Imperial Core and the Periphery/Semi-Periphery, due to the dramatically different material conditions and class consciousness in these two regions. Thus, in the Periphery/Semi-Periphery I advocate for the traditional Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Praxis of Protracted Peoples War against all Bourgeois Dictatorships (of both the Comprador and Imperialist variety), while in the Imperial Core I advocate for critically supporting Left-Liberals/Social Democrats in order to defeat Fascism and eventually implement a UBI (that would replace the current Means-Tested and Earned Benefits Social Safety Net and be funded by a VAT and Flat Income Tax) that will divorce Income from employment as the 4th Industrial Revolution Automates most of the Workforce, combined with the legalization of all Victimless Crimes (legalized Abortion, Birth Control, LGBTQIA+ rights, Sex Work, Drug Use, Gun Ownership, etc.) in order to Hyper-Rationalize the Superstructure (ie. destroying the power of Organized Religion, Patriarchy, Nationalism, Systemic Racism, etc), and a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy, with these policies essentially being a fusion of Social Democracy and Libertarianism, that I refer to as “Social Libertarianism: The New Synthesis of Liberalism”, ✊😜!

You are probably wondering how these two seemingly contradictory ideological positions for different regions of the world come together to form a coherent whole that will ultimately place the Workers and Oppressed Nations of the World on the Shining Path to Communism, 🤔? The answer is through the 4th Industrial Revolution of AI, E-Commerce, Self-Driving Cars, 3D printing, Quantum Computing, Advanced Robotics, etc. that will Automate the vast majority of the Global Workforce in the next several decades, with the effects of this dramatic transformation of the Productive Forces creating the conditions for a dramatic shift in the mode of production worldwide from Capitalism to Socialism, ✊😜!

The effects of this in the Periphery/Semi-Periphery, will be seen through the Automation of global supply chains (thus, reshoring these supply chains back to the Imperial Core) in the next few decades, combined with the Green Energy Revolution (thus, eliminating the need for Oil/Gas production worldwide), leading to the rapid economic collapse of cheap labor/“sweatshop” countries like China, India, Vietnam, Brazil, Mexico, etc. and Petrostates like Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, etc. that will leave all of these places ripe for successful Maoist PPWs that will sweep away all of these Bourgeois Comprador and Imperialist regimes and immediately establish Socialists states, thus effectively rapidly destroying Capitalism and Imperialism throughout the Periphery/Semi-Periphery, ✊😜!

The effects of this in the Imperial Core will be seen with the establishment of “Social Libertarianism: The New Synthesis of Liberalism” in these countries through a pragmatic alliance between Left-Liberal/Social Democratic political parties/labor unions/social justice activists and the Progressive wing of Capital (moderate Libertarian Silicon Valley Billionaires who support UBI and vote Democratic like Sam Altman, along with the Democratic voting Bourgeoisie in Hollywood, Academia, and the Media), who together will vanquish the Ultra-Reactionary Theocratic Christian Nationalist Zionist Fascist Right-wing “Populists” backed by the Reactionary Bourgeoisie (ie. the Military-Industrial Complex, Wall Street, the Oil industry, Big Pharma, the Prison-Industrial Complex, the Musk/Thiel PayPal Mafia in Silicon Valley, and the Murdoch Media Empire, etc.) and subsequently implement UBI, Legalize Victimless Crimes, and institute a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy (this will lead to the closure of all overseas U$ military bases, the end of the “New Cold War”, and the establishment of an independent Palestinian State as described in the Geneva accords), that will create the most historically Progressive form of Capitalism possible that will be literally one step away from peacefully transitioning to Socialism, ✊😜!

By the end of the 21st century both of these processes will be completed, and both the Maoist Periphery/Semi-Periphery and Social Libertarian Imperial Core will be ready to slowly peacefully merge together into a Global USSR (that will make arrangements with the Progressive Bourgeoisie in the Imperial Core, and allow them to maintain most of their wealth, in exchange for giving up political power to the Communist Party and allowing for the creation of a Cybernetic Centrally Planned Socialist Economy) with every major ethnic group receiving their own SSR or ASSR (their will finally be Self-Determination for New Afrika, Aztlan, the First Nations, Azawad, Oromia, Afaria, Basque Country, Catalonia, Scotland, Wales, Sapmi, Palestine, Kurdistan, Circassia, Chechnya, Dagestan, Tatarstan, Arabistan, Baluchistan, East Turkestan, Tibet, Kashmir, Punjab, Sindh, Manipur, West Papua, Aboriginal Australia, Hawaii, etc.), that will place the Workers and Oppressed Nations of the World on the Shining Path to Communism, ✊😜!
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I've noticed that with people who have false consciousness they often think in terms of "income levels" and "wealth inequality" rather than in terms of relationship to the means of production. For example, they'll see a single digit millionaire petit bourgeoisie and a worker as having more in common with each other than a multi-billionaire and single-digit-millionaire have in common with each other. Because they see the wide numerical gap between a multi-billionaire and a single-digit-millionaire and they perceive this as having greater importance than relationship to the means of production. They are pathologically unable to think in terms of how a person makes their income, and they are only able to think in terms of how much a person makes. They are unable to see that there is a certain point after which it doesn't matter how much money you have, it only matters that you no longer need to work for it. That you can earn it passively through profiting off of the surplus value of the labor of others, either directly through capitalist production, or indirectly through financial speculation and usury. People seem unable to think abstractly. This is how you get petit-bourgeois reactionaries who think they are the true face of the common people. Small business owners and cops and church pastors seeing themselves as rebels against the woke globalist corporations. And reactionary proles/lumpen joining them because they have the same brain worms.
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anyone played this? its pretty great
verm was very relatable
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/piccolo/ general

post /piccolo/

SFW, no porn pls
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Anti-imperialist progress in West Africa

Last month big news came from Niger. The military announced it had seized power and arrested the ProFrench President Mohamed Bazoum. The Constitution has been suspended and power transferred to a military junta. This was caused by increased unrest in the country, caused by the failure of the government to fight the ISIS insurgency and the endemic poverty that has gripped the country since independence from France.
Many nigeriens rightfully resent French neocolonialism over the country, especially since 2022 when huge amounts of French soldiers established bases in the country after they were kicked out of neighbouring Mali by a proRussia military junta.
After the coup was announced today, hundreds of procoup civilians came out in the center of the capital, waving flags of Russia and Wagner PMC and chanting antiFrench slogans. This seems to be signaling that Niger might be joining their neighbours Mali and Burkina Faso, who broke free of French control and established alliances with Russia after their French puppet governments were overthrown by military juntas.
Indeed, Mali recently removed French as an official language, demoting it to a "working language", while promoting only local languages to the official status. Like in Mali and Burkina Faso, this coup in Niger was followed by harsh western condemnation, and if the junta doesnt cave in to western demands, sanctions might soon follow like in Mali and Burkina Faso.
This is especially a problem for France, since Niger supplies up to 35% of its uranium. If Niger takes control of its natural resources like uranium, this could spell big trouble for French nuclear energy.

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Colonial Success and Failure

White people quickly became the overwhelming majority in North America and Australia. This enabled them to crush the Indigenous resistance. The Zionists are not that lucky. https://www.timesofisrael.com/jews-now-a-minority-in-israel-and-the-territories-demographer-says/
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a joke a day?

everyday a joke!

tune in tomorrow
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This movie was literally made for /siberia/.
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now that the dust has settled
who was in the wrong here
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War on Terror 9/11 Larry Silverstein Mikhail Gorbachev The Westington House Scandal Latin American Puppet Dictators Operation Condor Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein CIA Agents The Clinton Chronicles Waco Siege Kinder Egg Surprise The Clinton Blowjob Scandal Nixon Watergate Scandal The Fake Tibetan Protest of 2008 Staged Coup of Colombia Kandahar massacre War on Terror Patriot Act PRISM Edward Snowden The Guantanamo Bay Illegal Occupation CIA black sites Human Rights NSA mass surveillance Warrantless Wiretapping 4th Amendment violations Julian Assange whistle-blower manhunt Ecuadorian embassy refuge Corporate interests worker's rights healthcare rights free education Police militarization incarceration rate fake weapons of mass destruction Petrodollar warfare Israel "special" relationship ban on boycott Free Palestine USS Liberty attack by IDF Mossad cover up false anti-semitism accusations depleted uranium mutinions war crime ignoring the Geneva Convention Agent Orange My Lai Massacre Contras 1973 Chile coup CIA backing puppet dictators Illegal Occupation 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état United Fruit Company Cuban Missile Crisis and the Turkish Missile Crisis Bay of Pigs Iran Contra Operation Northwoods Area51 Saudi lobby American Cover-Up of Trials of Unit 731 Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse MKUltra Tuskegee syphilis experiment Suspension of Habeas Corpus Sedition Acts civil rights Martin Luther King murder Cointelpro Bombing of Libya Bombing of Yemen Bombing of Syria Intervention in Yugoslavia Philippine Genocide of 1900 Choctaw Trail of Tears Andrew Jackson illegal Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii the Illegal Colonialism of American Samoa Guam and other Pacific Islands the Economic Embargo on Mexico haole invasion the rape of Okinawa Jarhead rapists migrant caravan ICE children in cages Russian puppet president Kinder surprise
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kaiju thread

who here enjoys a big lizard
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>boss asks you question because they're a clueless parasite who doesn't work
>you answer the boss because you know what's going on
>they respond back to you with your own answer, but with a tone that seems to imply they're telling you something you didn't know, and like they came up with it themselves

for example
<BOSS: hey jim, where do we store the TPS reports
<JIM: on dropbox, but we should probably move to another platform. It's gonna need some work because people aren't renaming them properly, and so they're out of order. I'm currently doing that.
<BOSS: hmm… I'm thinking I've decided they're gonna need some work. Can you rename them, since they're out of order?
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Somehow I doubt the first wolf is even real, because it's just a cliché and the second one is much more detailed and vivid.

Do you, anon, have wolves too?
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Chainsaw Man

PV for the adaptation is finally out.
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Hilo Latinoamericano 6.0

Hilo latino flacos, tratemos de mantenerlo mas activo que el hilo pasado. Ameribros as always we allow you to speak english, we are not Ukrainian fascists.

Para luego buscarlo en el catálogo:
Latinoamérica, Latin America, LATAM, /lat/, latinoamérica, latino américa, hispanoamerica, /ñ/
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me and my trad gf
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Fionna and Cake

How did you like it? I found it a lot better than the later seasons of Adventure Time.
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< 2011: DARPA announced that the team "All Your Shreds Are Belong to U.S." won DARPA's Shredder Challenge and $50k. The team used computer-vision algorithms to suggest fragment pairings to human assemblers for verification, piecing together documents shredded into over 10k pieces.
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Final Fantasy XVI analysis and resources needed

Strange request but I would like to deepen my analysis of the game and one aspect I'd like to tackle is structural mechanics of oppression, its radical means of dismantlement and historical comparisons from communist and anarchist movements (preferably small communes). Zapatistas for example
I would also like resources to create comparisons to slavery in America through economics, social movement and moral decay so I can contrast it with the ways social progress is motivated through change in production that the protagonist and his commune put into effect.
To top it off, this would have to be somewhat digestible in a way that even (neo)liberal leftists can understand, which means it would have to go against idpol and optics (focusing on the work being problematic instead of the work itself), as well as a complete disregard or ignorance of historical materialism.
I'm also deeply uneducated in the subject so I need to deepen my vocabulary as I just wing it from common sense and my own set of beliefs.
Also if someone wants to argue the game with me, I'd be glad to do so.

Move thread if wrong place
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Dystopian Sci-Fimovies

What are some good dystopian sic-di movies.

(mod edit: cyberpunk goes in here too)
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Martin Heidegger

Can you recommend any material so I can better understand his work? I have a hard time wrapping my head around Sein und Zeit. Do you know good lectures, introductions or guides that you can recommend for that?
R: 32 / I: 3 (sage)

European reaction

What happens if most of western europe elects "far-right" presidents? Will they deport brown people? Will they kill sea people on sight? Will they break Atlanticism or strenghten it?
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Let's make a thread to discuss, review and analyze tv shows. Everybody is binging something these days.
Argue about dvd commentaries, Post your thesis on King of the Hill, Reminisce about a tv show you used to watch but don't quite remember it's title. Just about anything related to shows. Post your highscore on those Ben 10 CN flash games. Anything goes.
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Post anything emotional, sadness-inducing, or rage-inducing.
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PALESTINE VS THE ZIONIST ENTITY #56: Stockholm Syndrome Edition


🚨 Live Happenings/Updates 🚨

• Al-Jazeera: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/liveblog/2023/11/22/israel-hamas-war-live-israeli-government-to-vote-on-gaza-truce-deal

• Middle East Eye: https://www.middleeasteye.net/israel-palestine-hamas-war-gaza-live-invasion

• The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2023/nov/22/israel-hamas-war-live-updates-hostage-deal-release-ceasefire-pause-latest-news#top-of-blog

• Times of Israel: https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-november-22-2023/ (trigger warning)

Our own wiki. Be sure to add to it and create branching articles:


https://electronicintifada.netSingle issue long time Palestinian investagative and general reporting, critical source. (UK)
https://mondoweiss.net/^^ (USA)
https://new.thecradle.co/Regional news from an anti-imperialist perspective.
https://www.btselem.org/Isrsaeli premier Human Rights org.
https://www.972mag.com/Left news and opinion webzine from Tel-Aviv.
https://www.haaretz.com/ Israeli Investagative Reporting.
https://decolonizepalestine.com/A collection of resources for organizers and anyone who wants to learn more about Palestine.


al-Qassam brigades:https://en.alqassam.ps/



https://www.answercoalition.org/join_a_protest_near_you_free_palestine (USA)
https://www.palestineaction.org/ (UK+USA)

(This includes blatantly obvious concern failtrolling/fedposting, painfully unfunny/nuclear misanthropic autism [ie. /pol/] and derailing/hypersectarian schizophrenia)

Remember to double check your sources, as well provide access to it.

الله أكبر
يا عمال العالم ويا شعوبه المضطهدة، اتحدوا!
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American Revolution

in America, recent polls are showing that teens tend to be more left-wing than all the generations that came before them. Owning a house and retiring in America is nothing but a dream at this point, and people seem to be more stressed out and over-worked than ever, while capitalists keep finding new ways to exploit the people.

With these conditions, and the election coming closer. could a communist revolution possibly happen soon? Could it happen sometime in the near future? And how would it all go down?
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Fashion thread: the fourth

Post what you're wearing today, pieces you want to wear, recent cops, thrifting, inspo, concepts, runways, designers, questions, etc.

Previous thread: >>29827
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Politically correct vs incorrect

Where can i find research and debates about politically incorrect and correct, what's it and the origins of this?
I've heard many right-wingers speaking about a supposedly "cultural marxism" on political correctness, but almost everyone that i see adopting this sense are mostly social-liberals.
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Films You Just Watched 2.0

First thread >>2278

I just watched the new Batman movie, it's about as boring and derived as you'd expect. The villain is a real psycho, apparently he hates Bruce Wayne's father because of his scam charity orphanage where children froze to death and the villain himself grew up in, and tries to publicly reveal his father's ties to organized crime and political corruption. Luckily Batman eventually teaches him the true meaning of love and forgiveness before the villain is thrown into an insane asylum for the rest of his days, and the credits roll.

I also watched Memoria, which was just as boring and I have nothing to say about.
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So, a couple of months ago we had a thread where people were talking about penis size and Shay posted a patent where a vasodilator was used in combination with other substances to enlarge one's penis permanently. I found that pretty intriguing so I wanted to give it a shot. I've read the patent and worked out how I could create an amateur version of the procedure at home with just the necessary parts. I'm one month in and that's not long enough (hehe) to say whether or not it has worked, but from my measurements I may have gained 2mm in length and circumference. Keep in mind that this is a treatment that takes around 3 to 6 months. So at one month time the results will be minuscule.

Anyway, feel free to ask me anything and I will give you monthly updates (if people are interested).