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Forum: Non-Fiction 01-15-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 139
Posted By JohnConstantine
I'd swap places in a heartbeat. You're all...

I'd swap places in a heartbeat. You're all welcome to this rainy cold island, Im happiest in the sun.
Forum: Poetry 01-15-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By JohnConstantine
The list of demands is a good one: White...

The list of demands is a good one:

White [people] if you donít have any descendants, will your property to a Black or Brown family. Preferably one that lives in generational poverty. Ö White...
Forum: Free Writing 01-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By JohnConstantine
Oh yeah sure they can also leave me alone 😉

Oh yeah sure they can also leave me alone 😉
Forum: Poetry 01-13-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By JohnConstantine
ah yes. But we're not talking 1977 or late...

ah yes.

But we're not talking 1977 or late 19th. We're talking for as long as our known history extends -- we've created Gods and myths. It's kind of our thing.

This time is unique, granted....
Forum: Poetry 01-13-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By JohnConstantine
Oh we will definitely continue to build our...

Oh we will definitely continue to build our temples for sure.

Freud said religion will persist so long as people fear death.

That's not a bad basis for its persistence -- and not something...
Forum: Poetry 01-13-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By JohnConstantine
When you get a universal truth like this, you...

When you get a universal truth like this, you don't need to perform lyrical acrobatics.

You can simply offer a couple of lightly coloured images and the reader will do the rest. So much said...
Forum: Free Writing 01-13-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By JohnConstantine
Y'know I think a writers greatest gift is the...

Y'know I think a writers greatest gift is the ability to break the monotony.

How?

Imagination.

I don't know of any newfangled form of entertainment or technological distraction which...
Forum: Poetry 01-11-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By JohnConstantine
I realise 2020 is a reference to impeccable...

I realise 2020 is a reference to impeccable vision, but with the premonition aspect I'm thinking it could go on to describe the future. So I read this as a rap. I messed about with it thinking how I...
Forum: Poetry 01-11-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By JohnConstantine
'Lost inside what was lost' That's a gut...

'Lost inside what was lost'

That's a gut puncher for me.

This is nice candle lit, quill pen in the monastery type stuff :)
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-11-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By JohnConstantine
Here's one. Why is Corey Feldman sidelined...

Here's one.

Why is Corey Feldman sidelined and marginalised in the whole affair?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-11-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By JohnConstantine
This is pretty cool. I'm guessing you might...

This is pretty cool.

I'm guessing you might be quite self conscious? My advice is give less of a fuck -- I don't know if it's sound advice, perhaps we need people who are more considerate than...
Forum: Poetry 01-11-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By JohnConstantine
I've affirmed here that life is unfair. I...

I've affirmed here that life is unfair.

I could describe why life is unfair.

The 'Fair Life' is a total nonsense. It's a pretty significant truth which is aggressively militated against by...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-11-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,488
Posted By JohnConstantine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq4g-Bv2_Gk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq4g-Bv2_Gk

This one is wild.
Forum: Poetry 01-11-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By JohnConstantine
Thanks for reading. I'll think about some...

Thanks for reading.

I'll think about some better maxims I think you're right. The sentiment I want is there but I could say it in a more original way.

People think the whole 'life is unfair'...
Forum: Poetry 01-11-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By JohnConstantine
This is really vulnerable and honest. The author...

This is really vulnerable and honest. The author actually admits fault and offer little in the way of blame which in my experience is so rare it's almost ridiculous.

Poetry might be the only...
Forum: Poetry 01-09-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By JohnConstantine
Has there ever been a successful boycotting of...

Has there ever been a successful boycotting of another country's products, or products produced in another country on account of cheap labour, which wasn't an enforced government trade embargo?
...
Forum: Poetry 01-09-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By JohnConstantine
Thanks. And nope -- just me being a dunce :)

Thanks. And nope -- just me being a dunce :)
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-09-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
I have thought about this and you could be right....

I have thought about this and you could be right.

The reason why I think it might be appropriate to call it a movement is because I'd define a movement as a collection of individuals who band...
Forum: Poetry 01-08-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By JohnConstantine
Prediction

Everyone is adversarial
with this world
the future is sitting there
with its infinite arms
clasping swords and
severed heads and
bowls of incense,
children,
tax credits,
courses of...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-08-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
Presumably if the trans movement reaches its...

Presumably if the trans movement reaches its intended goals Assad having double DD's wouldn't really make a difference to his public image.

I mean to me it's really not a big deal. I don't care...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-08-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
I'm not sure what you mean. Are you saying...

I'm not sure what you mean.

Are you saying that statistically there should be no measurable difference in personality (behaviour, say) between trans men (at whatever stage whether it be simply a...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-07-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
Sure. But the point is -- and it's a weird one...

Sure. But the point is -- and it's a weird one granted -- can 'alternate gender' therapy be relied upon to modify someone's personality in a way which made them less inclined to do harm? 😊

So far...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-05-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
It would be interesting to see if this type of...

It would be interesting to see if this type of therapy actually changes your personality/mode of thinking. I presume once you're a warmonger changing your gender won't matter much -- your base...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-05-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
Yes. Probably. And you could say someone...

Yes. Probably.

And you could say someone like ISIS are similar. But you also notice in the modern context ISIS can't mount a serious campaign to establish their own state, let alone begin...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 01-05-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 898
Posted By JohnConstantine
I'm up for that. There will always be...

I'm up for that.

There will always be security forces of one sort or another. But let them rely solely on private customers and see if they go around policing the world. Won't happen,...
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