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I like some people so much, their whole way, and being, that I can't say a word for fear of wrecking it. So if you see me standing across the room, not looking, I'm probably in love with you. Damaged, benzo surfer...

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Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide To Late Capitalist Television
Adam Kotsko
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Jared Diamond
The Enormous Room
E.E. Cummings
Uses for Boys
Erica Lorraine Scheidt
Elizabeth Bathory: A Memoire: As Told by Her Court Master, Benedict Deseo
Kimberly Craft
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future
Joseph E. Stiglitz

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Modern Library Classics)

The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde, Jeffrey Eugenides PODG gets unde3r your skin in a way, without you knowing it. I've read it a few times and have to read it again. It reminds me of the phrase monstrum in fronte, monstrum in animo. [“monster in face, monster in soul”] which I think I read originally in Twilight Of The Idols but it is attributed to Socrates??It's been years, but of course it is a classic - the theme deals with our strange fucked-up narcissistic society doesn't it? Don't mind me swearing, I'll take the low road. A hero of mine, Utah Phillips, a labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet of great renown once said (paraphrased)... Being against using swear words is just one group of people trying to oppress another group of people in society. So yeah, it's fucked up, that narcissism. Take a look in the mirror baby.