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When did jap art go from cool to blob Historian 22/07/06(Wed)22:10 No. 15566 [Reply]

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Pic related

Historian 22/07/24(Sun)17:56 No. 15577

Lucky Star was the progenitor, but it really got bad around the 2010s.

Historian 22/08/03(Wed)03:20 No. 15578

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That makes sense. Lots of people use to be in to anime because it was bad ass, then all of a sudden people were in to anime because it was childish.

Historian 22/08/03(Wed)03:25 No. 15579

lots of different people*

States which were depended for a long time thread Historian 22/07/23(Sat)15:41 No. 15576 [Reply]

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My homeland, Croatia, has been dependent for 890 years from 1102 to 1992.

I wanna know for other states.

Human intelligence Historian 22/07/14(Thu)04:27 No. 15570 [Reply]

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I'm trying to write for my friend a comedy youtube and tiktok channel where he pretends to be intellectual and is full of himself. I think it will sell well given the success of Destiny when no one plays StarCraft anymore.

So I was watching this:
He makes a short quip that "it's almost like most people aren't smart" coming off like most people aren't. So I'm wondering what users of this site, and most people in general who aren't regular joes, think about the intelligence held by persons in general.

Do you think that most people are stupid or most people are smart and just carry on their day without making their intelligence obvious?

Historian 22/07/15(Fri)04:16 No. 15572

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think of intelligence as 'capacity'. higher human abstract thought is entirely dependant on how you yourself sow the garden of your mind. the cherokee legend of 'two wolves inside of you' is true, even if you struggle with a mental illness that prevents comprehension your perspective is entirely locked within yourself, just as your personality and ego. are they seperate? one in the same? it's entirely your world within yourself that is simultaneously
you that you yourself decide, yet many people are hung on their egos and unaware of their own naivety. so our emotions eat us apart, while the true beauty of our human existance is obstructed by greed, truly no different than ego in the end. why do we bother, when we can cultivate an intelligence worthwile within ourselves that dosen't fit to feed our own egos, but to instead become the best version of ourselves that we are, in the actions you purposely take to knit together the minds of yourself and others, and in the end we can say that we truly lived, no matter who you are. we're currently at a buffer because no one realizes that paranoid schizophrenia is partially psychosomatic; one who can realize that they are 'hallucinations', and can realize what is real and not real is not crazed and in our homogenized society we let weeds sap us unconsciously and consciously.
the ego stems from the excitatory state of the white matter throughout the brain. if we did not have a physical ego, you wouldn't have the capacity to compare information as it relates to yourself, and would be plunged into chaotic static. only after years of realizing over and over again, how you automatically react to everything through self discipline do most people find themselves able to be aware of their ego in itself. the awareness of these systems in intelligence such as the use of mnemonics and the varying degrees of self awareness is all that separates those that have shared capacities of intelligence.
psychedelics personally opened my eyes as to how insane reality is, how wrong my own perspectives were, and really, that life is worth living, and most of all the awareness of how my ego had controlled my life. that self confidence and self awareness is what my generation needs to thrive!
no, i'm not being held at gunpoint by my CIA appointed MKULTRA agent. i typed this because these words are what i mean to type. lole!! lole!!

Historian 22/07/19(Tue)20:36 No. 15575

Regularly posting on the 'chans will give you some very funny ideas of people's intelligence. The fact that we can't see the person and know the basic facts about their life makes it hard to judge if what we're hearing from them is representative of how they actually think and talk.

Quite often, the superficially judged intelligence of posts on the 'chans is a direct inverse of the person's actual intelligence. Dumbasses want to be seen as smart, and want to hurt actual smart people by screwing with their heads, so they find cheap ways to make really confident-sounding psued posts that are a serious chore to pick apart. These are often seen as smart posts, despite being horseshit from retards. Meanwhile, legitimately intelligent people (and I'm not going to beat around the bush, I obviously consider myself one of these) have gotten thoroughly bored of getting ass-pats for making obvious quips and thus try to touch on more complicated and ethereal points. These are hard to properly articulate and an audience of average intelligence has a hard time understanding it no matter how well you present it. Thus, a lot of people think you sound like a moron.

Historian 21/12/22(Wed)17:28 No. 15534 [Reply]

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Militant Accelerationism?

A pdf, for you of course

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Historian 22/03/17(Thu)05:33 No. 15539


They can’t not hurt or help it.

Historian 22/03/21(Mon)22:22 No. 15548

I do like the fact that there is no way to really fuck it up, end results the same no matter what wacky direction you come at it from.

Historian 22/06/02(Thu)05:51 No. 15562

How do I get the pdf? I'm too stupid to figure it out.

I have a question . 19/09/06(Fri)20:41 No. 15219 [Reply]

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In your opinion, if u.s had sided with germany in ww2, how would the world be today?

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Historian 22/03/21(Mon)21:42 No. 15546

It's been a rough couple of years

Historian 22/05/18(Wed)20:31 No. 15557

man nobody ever uses this board huh

Historian 22/05/21(Sat)23:56 No. 15558


Historian 20/10/25(Sun)19:02 No. 15413 [Reply]

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Where did the idea off angels with wings come from?

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This one's easy. Ask a harder one next time. Noah Kaiba 21/07/23(Fri)02:56 No. 15526

It is because of their shining grace. The radiant light coming from their spiritual essence appears to be as wings when observed. It's also the same reason saints and other holy figures were depicted with a halo around their heads. It is a visu representation of the light of their grace.

Historian 22/03/17(Thu)05:40 No. 15540

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Egypt. The worlds but load of animist cultures plopped all their chimera gods and goddesses on Egypt’s front doorstep, and they entertained themselves playing mashup with these features for ages. Later, the Persians made a fun spirit mashup representing their kings spirit, using aspects of the lion, eagle, squirrel and orangutan, though I’m less sure about those last two, and carved sculptures of the beast & adopted it as that kings (&his city) symbol, which then got cooped & carried on by every successive dipshit wandering around in the desert waiting for their turn to get sacked by the Greeks.

The+Red+Barron 22/05/16(Mon)09:44 No. 15554

There's one (only one) example of an angel in the Bible that is described as having swan's wings. I think it's in Ezekiel, might be Isaiah... All other angels are not described with wings, save maybe a few Revelations ones but I can't recall any.

Ezekiel and Isaiah are very old books, and likely the source for winged figures across the globe. Previously cherubs were depicted as the Heavenly winged creatures, cherubs are some sort of beast with odd features.

Historian 15/12/21(Mon)21:45 No. 14823 [Reply]

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isn't history a mad thing? it's like look at this crazy shit these people did and they'd do it again and they're doing it now. then its like, 99% chance none of it matters when you die so why would bother? its like, have humans changed at ALL? i mean really have they? I don't think so, it's only our environment that changes, technology and urbanization are the present state but if we were broken up into small, SPACED cities without modern transport and communication or we'd be blowing eachother up to smithereens, prove me wrong

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Historian 21/12/17(Fri)12:07 No. 15532


Historian 22/03/17(Thu)05:51 No. 15541

Do what mfer?
Look, it’s not that hard. You can take any group of apes, separate some of them off into a separate group and wait, and then reintroduce them to each other, they will fight. Humans are simple animals. Only slightly more intelligent than most species, but less so compared to a couple others, the jury’s still out on whether you could call this species intelligent at all. If it is intelligent enough to create biochem, nuclear & environmental weapons and eliminate all its predators but not intelligent enough to avoid poisoning or irradiating itself or destroying its ability to survive in the natural world, well then that makes it considerably less intelligent as a species than any other, and what it considered intelligence is a mental illness, an OCD-like ability to hyper-focus on details but completely fail to function in a greater perspective.

Historian 22/03/21(Mon)22:21 No. 15547

That's one of the best takes I've ever heard on this argument.

Romanian vampire hotel built under Ceaușescu? Historian 21/09/20(Mon)09:45 No. 15527 [Reply]

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I saw it on a documentary, but don't recall the name of it. The core of the story was something like this:

>party boss sees the benefit of building a Dracula-themed hotel or at least a hotel in Dracula's home turf, because it could attract foreign capital in the form of Dracula-tourism
>goes on a hunting trip with Ceaușescu, because you're a big deal
>asks indirectly if it wouldn't be a good idea to build a hotel in the region
>gets an OK from Ceaușescu

PLOT TWIST: The hotel wasn't in the exactly correct position, but OTOH, the protagonist of Stoker's Dracula doesn't know if he's Vlad III or any of his sons that later lived in Transylvania.

So, does anyone please know the exact details of the hunting trip and the hotel?

Historian 21/10/12(Tue)03:22 No. 15528

Youtube  I think I found it

Historian 22/01/11(Tue)13:51 No. 15535

Cute, but no.

Historian 14/03/09(Sun)21:12 No. 14202 [Reply]

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We need a giant battlefield movie, set in any period with gunfire... preferably the Seven Year's War, this would be the best way to vicariously live in the most interesting parts of all of history

With all the funds... GoPro's in the actors playing the cavalry, artillery, officers, rankers, battlefield observers.. jumping to the king's point of view ( in some cases the General himself ) showing BOTH sides of the conflict. or third parties like nearby villagers or deserters

The scale will need to be huge, 40,000 ideally...

With so many perspectives (goProCams) you'd get a like a movie in the third dimension, you wouldn't necessarily sit down and watch it, though it could be edited that way for multiple movies within the battle, or you'd click on different cameras while the movie is playing throughout time and choose what you are watching and from who's point of view

6 hours worth of a continuous acting on a battlefield with high tech special effects and scripting would produce the most content ever

If Europeans are considerate to their ancestors they could work together to make it happen, i mean by god! they've been doing it for 300 years, this is a minor project to them!

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Historian 21/04/13(Tue)22:48 No. 15518

The expense with live actors would make such a project absolutely impossible, these days. I doubt you could make 'Braveheart' today. CG could take up a lot of that slack, but only if it was WELL done.

As for the conflict, I always enjoyed the Kurasawa flicks, and would love to see a sprawling, stormy, action-packed treatment of Sekigahara...especially if it made Tokugawa Ieasyu into the vicious, treacherous bastard he really was. As OP mentioned 'Waterloo', I will note that the real trick, apart from tens of thousands of trained troopers to the the marching, fighting, and drying, is finding actors of the calibre of Rod Steiger and Christopher Plummer. Could Japan prodyce a Takashi Shimura or a Toshiro Mifune today? Big boots to fill, chief.

Historian 21/12/22(Wed)15:14 No. 15533


it&!PeQk/p4Exk 21/11/12(Fri)13:46 No. 15529 [Reply]

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something that has 168 different type of things in it

Historian 21/12/07(Tue)04:16 No. 15530

Cool motorcycle sketch. Are you still here?

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