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by equality7-2521
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: The Music Scene
Topic: 2014 albums
Replies: 17
Views: 6562

Re: 2014 albums

The 80's is popular again for the moment.

It's no wonder Taylor Swift has been able to repackage some 80's tropes into pop songs young girls and the War on Drugs has been able to do the same thing for hipsters.

I like both the albums but I don't think they should be in the top 20 albums for 2014.
by equality7-2521
Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Craft Beer Talk
Topic: religions / worldviews
Replies: 312
Views: 49440

Re: religions / worldviews

loose dates 1986-2001 hardcore xian. started listening to pedro the lion toward the end of this period 2002-04 some sort of leftish xian who wasn't sure if he believed any more. 2005-12 objectivist - ayn rander. 2013 present. somewhat libertarian and agnostic. seems like a lot worldviews can be righ...
by equality7-2521
Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Craft Beer Talk
Topic: 1984 vs Brave new world.
Replies: 22
Views: 2685

the wonderful irony of ayn rand's popularity is that it is a rand-like de-regulation (thanks phil gramm) and ensuing corruption/collapse that swings the pendulum back to over-regulation and the kind of economic environment that makes people want to wade through her sludgy, sloppy, overwrought prose...
by equality7-2521
Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Craft Beer Talk
Topic: 1984 vs Brave new world.
Replies: 22
Views: 2685

dude. you are a god damned, fucking noob. regardless of if i wanted to, i can't even see what you're saying. welcome. Really? Perhaps if you had read Brave New World in which these methods are used on the population then you could understand why I would question its predictive power if it was hard ...
by equality7-2521
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Craft Beer Talk
Topic: 1984 vs Brave new world.
Replies: 22
Views: 2685

For those who think Huxley was more accurate where are all of the subliminal messages, Henry Ford rituals, constant propaganda or the Soma drug? While propoganda certainly exists, there doesn't seem to a single narrative. As far as dystopian novels go I think Atlas Shrugged has been most prophetical...

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