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Everything posted by pattmayne

  1. @softwarmpretty The "rejection" part of the original post isn't what I was really interested in. You're totally right, women aren't spared any of that! I just find it interesting how different someone's social world might be because of OP's "ubiquitous phallus." For better or worse... but mostly just different. And it is interesting, which is why romance can be fun.
  2. Well I think this perfectly demonstrates that they ARE the sexual choosers. You're just illuminating what the criteria actually is.
  3. Yeah, tons of dudes constantly zeroed in on your sexiness would be scary and maybe exhausting at times.
  4. But OP is talking about a specific element of human behavior and emotion. And it obviously has a psychological effect on women, knowing that they can "get it" whenever they want. How they respond to that fact defines the strength of their character, but the sex-hunt is such that men are always seeking and women are always choosing. That's not unfair or stereotyping! That's how it is. Admittedly, the story gets more lop-sided towards the bottom...
  5. @Charlemagne Goddamn, those wheels really make the truck. You got the sun-rays and everything.
  6. I replaced my ten-year-old laptop with a new five-year-old laptop, and while I'm not in love with it, it does bring me a certain amount of joy: It had no operating system so I had an excuse to install Ubuntu. And the keyboard is perfect. Just feels satisfying to type.
  7. I think there's a whole shrooms forum. Plus I've seen youtube videos about growing shrooms.
  8. I'm going to briefly/shamelessly draw attention to the new Psymposia podcast (mostly because it's awesome but also because I'm helping them with the audio and I want to see it succeed). Psymposia basically does psychedelic-awareness stuff. The host Lex Pelger has interviewed a few people about psychedelics, and they're doing a bunch of psychedelic storytelling events where people tell their strange stories. Lex records the stories for release as podcasts. They're trying to put on more events like that and we're getting the word out about it. It's released as an independent podcast, but Lorenzo from the Psychedelic Salon is also graciously releasing them as a sub-set of his podcast. http://www.psymposia.com/podcast/ Sorry for the plug, but this is a relevant forum!
  9. I think just keeping them sealed dry should work. I've kept bags of shrooms in my desk for months and then ate them and they were totally fine. How long do you want to preserve them? You can buy that powder for dehydrating fruit... Maybe occasionally re-dry them?
  10. John McAfee said on Twitter that John Waters is directing a movie about his life, written by Tarantino, starring Cumberbatch. The statement got less believable with each name. Help me to believe this is true.
  11. Yeah those guys were genuinely good storytellers.
  12. That's a listicle I would read.
  13. @softwarmpretty I'm with you on about half of those things lol. I see some Kierkegaard on the bookshelf. I just picked up a book with both Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto Death. I didn't realize he was a Christian, but I guess everybody was back then. It's beautiful how he obsesses over Abraham. I always just saw Abraham as a murderer, and proof that God is also Satan. But that image of him alone on the mountain with his immense burden and almost-magical faith... it's an elemental image of the relationship between humans and the universe. It's fucked up. The Sickness Unto Death is a more boring read. It's interesting but I'm getting sick of reading about the different variations of despair. It's still pretty psychologically intense and instructive though. I want some Adderall.
  14. Further research: https://www.reddit.com/r/VXJunkies/
  15. You can study this two-way intrafractal movement with the right modules in your VX machine. As long as your oblidisk is coated with ionized gold oil you should be able to parse the incoming quasi-data through a synchronized algorithm matrix.
  16. Dark Accelerationism. We will become weirder and more abstract when we alter our bodies and interactions in a Post-Scarcity, transhumanist future. Every instinct will explode into untempered self-actualization without the need for balance which exists in us fleshy mortals.
  17. "Returning her to her natural state." -some "psycho"
  18. Now that it's fake I'm disappointed.
  19. @tyqo Remember that Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a lower-risk upper too. No euphoria, just extra concentration. I've got a prescription for it and it works (though my tolerance keeps going up and I won't be increasing the dose).
  20. That looks exactly like my penis. Yeah but did that pass the autism on to her little baby cats??? @tyqo I'm sorry that this got silly.
  21. @shite I can't tell if you're joking or not. Does that mean I'm autistic? What DIY drug mix would you prescribe for that?
  22. Agreed! Momentum sounds much more important to your (OP's) present situation than "the right path." When you have momentum in your life it's easier to take turns in the correct direction. Nietzsche: "Nothing is more costly than making a start." Also, the same repetitive boring advice: Get some exercise and eat something healthy! Even making a big dinner for your gf is something active. Got a bike? Hit the trails! If your only goal is to get more physically healthy, that's a noble goal. I tend to think that we are incomplete if we're not learning some craft, but that's a bit more subjective and I might be wrong. Hobbies cost money, but a craft can make you money. When your situation is being inert, it takes an embarassing and almost depressing effort to start moving toward something that either seems impossible or unworthy... That's the death instinct telling you it's your time to die. The old dog who gets left behind. It takes a level of craziness to overcome it, but then you realize that you're more awake and alive than ever. But you have to push through that wall first.
  23. I'm always looking for new podcasts so I can get new ideas and perspectives. Here are some of my favorites, and hopefully I'll learn about some of yours too. The obvious ones: Joe Rogan Experience (psychedelics, sports, comedy, science, freaky shit, hunting) Sam Harris (religion, politics, science, brains and behavior) Common Sense with Dan Carlin (politics and culture) WTF Podcast with Marc Maron (interviews with cool celebrities) The Nerdist Podcast (almost the same as the WTF podcast but nerdier) Norm Macdonald Live (the funniest podcast ever) Less Obvious: Canadaland (Canada's media watchdog... critiquing Canadian media and politics... fucking awesome but half their team just quit) Stuff You Should Know ... and ... Stuff to Blow Your Mind (In-depth and really fun, well-researched explorations of cool topics... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) CBC: Cross Country Checkup (Canadian weekly nation-wide call-in show where people talk about major issues... really great) History of Philosophy Without any Gaps (crash-course in the history of philosophy starting with pre-Socratic Greeks... I mostly use it to sleep though...) The Strategists (discussing political strategy rather than values or ethics) BBC World Service: Global News Podcast Democracy Now Brain Science with Ginger Campbell MD (lots of "consciousness" stuff... sometimes too "learned" for me... they don't dumb it down and I'm no scientist, but sometimes it's great) Jocko Willink's Jocko Podcast (super-severe discipline military guy... I just listen to remind myself of what it's like to be something other than a scatterbrain) Added Later (some from suggestions below): The Jordan B Peterson Podcast Here we Are with Shane Mauss (science, psychedelics) The War Nerd (detailed analyses of violent conflicts by someone who just likes talking about war https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gskoljarev/rwnfg/master/rwn.xml) Second added later: Grimerica (paranormal and fringe science / occult and esoterica. They'll entertain any idea but they're not lunatics. Fun show.) The Pansycast Philosophy Podcast (fun and intelligible run-downs of major philosophers and philosophical ideas) It would be cool to hear about podcasts relating to: News, Esoterica, History, Science