Forum logs for 21 Feb 2020

Monday, 16 March, Year 12 d.Tr. | Author:
mircea_popescu: it occurs to me the rather ridiculous ustardanism of "i think i know how to spell my own name" passed unadressed in the melee. so let it be said plainly then : this notion that rando mcnobody is nevertheless the authority on the spelling anf pronounciation of the label denoting them socially is little more than quaint provincial affectation. it enjoys neither respe [03:40]
mircea_popescu: ctable history nor any sort of generality. [03:40]
mircea_popescu: it's just one of those lulzy ustardian tropes, like "manifest destiny" or "ourdemocracy" or whatever first pass ambergris in that vein. [03:41]
mircea_popescu: in other coincidentalia, who [05:42]
mircea_popescu: in other coincidentalia, who's susane welsh! [05:43]
mircea_popescu: "It is salutary to remember that the majority of English mother-tongue applicants for translation posts in the European Commission fail because of the poor quality of their English." << i lulzed. [05:43]
mircea_popescu: it's true, too. esl tards are UNIQUELY illiterate, you've not seen anything like it, "college graduates" with a sub 1k word vocabulary and understanding of grammar so rudimental as to render them incapable of theoretical production on the level of naming the fucking cases, or practical accomplishment on the level of analysing one phrase... [05:45]
mircea_popescu: the notion of trees as an approach to human knowledge is such alien mp-arcana not because mp came up with anything, but because everyone else failed 6th grade, can't take sentence produce the grammatical tree therein. [05:46]
mircea_popescu: jfw, tell mom to come in sometime, i wouldn't mind commissioning ru versions of some trilema articles from ye 30year veteran editor of the executive intelligence review. [05:49]
feedbot: << Trilema -- Le clan des siciliens [09:51]
feedbot: << Qntra -- Chinese Own California Pension System And Use It To Fund Development Of Chinese Missiles [17:07]
jfw: mircea_popescu: a consonance of dislikes between my own branch of the old generation and the young republic how nice & harmonious! [20:42]
jfw: I'll pass along the invite, why not. She gonna need a GPG key and everything? :D [20:42]
jfw: Indeed mom taught me the English cases (though perhaps not the fucking cases) and sentence trees while the sixth grade did not and I remember grandma taught me handwriting exercises that the second grade couldn't be bothered with [20:46]
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