Re: Nikil Saval goes to Stanford


I take it you didn't read the IS itself.

Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 05-22-13 10:48 PM
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The article's commentary on the "we" is right on.

Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 05-23-13 4:15 AM
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Loaded this post into Notepad++ so I could quickly see the parentheses match.

I find the Pundits of We to be almost universally annoying, be that detached or not. Although I also found the linked post somewhat pretentious.

Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 05-23-13 7:02 AM
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I find myself trying to come up with some orienting details such that the anonymous we would be prosacially deflated and/or immersed in the greater culture.

"We found ourselves contemplating the role of continental philosophy in the academy as we sat on a gas station john shitting out this nasty donut that was obviously a mistake to eat since it had been sitting there at least all day and anyhow that was not a clean enough highway rest stop to consider buying food, and thought again of that moment where we discovered Heidegger in the original"

Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 05-23-13 7:06 AM
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Ditto Blume. I've never bought N+1 and that makes me never want to. Sophomoric, really.

Posted by: Ile | Link to this comment | 05-24-13 6:09 PM
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