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most quoted re "philosophy": Jonathan North Washington (18), Tristan Alexander McLeay (7), RZ (6), oberon (4), Matt Sachs (4)

other categories found with "philosophy": religion (10), language (9), weirdness (9), stupidity (8), wisdom (8)



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[link] heard: 3 March 2012
[edit] added: 3 March 2012

"It was framed within Marxist—... I was going to say ‘theology’—which I think I'll stick with."

giving his talk at the ACES conference
mongolian, SSSR, anthropology, philosophy, academia
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[link] heard: 5 November 2010
[edit] added: 5 November 2010

"Anthropology's just racist folklore."

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[link] heard: 17 November 2009
[edit] added: 17 November 2009

"If you're lying, then the other person is probably lying too. And if you're not lying, the other person is probably still lying."

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[link] heard: 11 September 2009
[edit] added: 11 September 2009

"As a consequence, Postmodernists' judgment about the invalidity of judgments must also be invalid, but the idea of criticizing Postmodernist dogma does not seem to be popular among them."

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[link] heard: 31 May 2008
[edit] added: 30 May 2008

(11:48:40) kesuari: they mean you'll live with god (or notwith god) forever

(11:49:00) kesuari: heh, without means notwith. i didn't need to make the word up

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[link] heard: 15 May 2008
[edit] added: 15 May 2008

(19:13:11) kesuari: well, i suppose they say one way to become a great artist is to copy everyone else

(19:13:26) kesuari: well, copy the great artists i mean

(19:13:37) kesuari: someone who wanted to paint well shouldn't copy any drawings i've done

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[link] heard: 20 December 2007
[edit] added: 20 December 2007

(14:49:24) Brenda: it isn't that i don't care about consequences! i just usually don't think about them

(14:49:42) [me]: it seems to me more that you do think about them, you just honestly don't care about them

(14:49:54) Brenda: ok you're right

(14:49:57) Brenda: i don't

(14:50:12) Brenda: it's after i decide i don't care that i stop thinking about them

(14:50:26) Brenda: that way it can be a surprise when they happen! :)

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[link] heard: 8 December 2007
[edit] added: 8 December 2007

(15:17:35) [me]: you just have to think like me is all, and then you'll understand things like this :-P

(15:17:46) kesuari: yeah

(15:18:06) kesuari: i, on the other hand, got my thinkingways from a more reputable dealer than you, i think

(15:18:14) kesuari: you probably got yours from a kyrgyz bizarre

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[link] heard: 2 June 2007
[edit] added: 2 June 2007

Shyngys: "Кто придумал пейперы? Я хочу по голове ему дать."

Jonathan: "Аристотл наверное."

Shyngys: "Блин, он умер уже."

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[link] heard: 9 April 2007
[edit] added: 9 April 2007

Annex door creaks

Derek & Jonathan, in unison: "Ghosts!"

Derek: "Truth by concensus!"

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[link] heard: 18 June 2006
[edit] added: 18 June 2006

14:13:02 [Rianna]: yeah...fanfiction is like...free literary crack

14:13:32 [Rianna]: It is really fun, generally not too good for you, but you keep coming back for more each time you quit :-p

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[link] heard: 28 May 2006
[edit] added: 28 May 2006

"This is, like, the ultimate incarnation of toast."

toast with avocados, extra sharp cheddar, cilantro, spices
wisdom, burning, insightfulness, philosophy, omnipotence
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[link] heard: 31 March 2006
[edit] added: 31 March 2006

"So Mohammed said to the mountain, 'Rabbi Akiva—Oh wait, let me get my glasses…'"

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[link] heard: 22 March 2006
[edit] added: 22 March 2006

01:02:01 [Tristan]: (it occurs to me i've probably spent more money on free software than many people have spent on pay-for software)

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 28 February 2006
[edit] added: 5 March 2006

"Regularity is a different kind of thing from a thing."

prof Zagona… not sure what she was talking about
weirdness, linguistics
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[link] heard: 14 February 2006
[edit] added: 16 February 2006

"If language were perfect, could it be used for lying? …That's too hard."

prof. Zagona on humans not being suited for communication
language, philosophy, deepness
[comment] [rate] 1/5


[link] heard: 7 February 2006
[edit] added: 7 February 2006

05:39:41 [me]: how big's the file?

05:39:49 [Tristan]: 346 MB

05:40:07 [Tristan]: (my internet connection's really fast, so i replied before i got the question)

05:40:44 [Tristan]: or maybe this?:

(00:39:51) [Tristan]: 346 MB

(00:39:53) [me]: how big's the file?

(00:40:15) [Tristan]: (my internet connection's really fast, so i replied before i got the question)

05:41:12 [me]:

05:39:41 [me]: how big's the file?

05:39:49 [Tristan]: 346 MB

05:40:07 [Tristan]: (my internet connection's really fast, so i replied before i got the question)

05:41:32 [me]: *someone's* internet isn't as fast as it should be

05:41:40 [me]: probably fault of my stupid ethernet cord though

05:42:11 [Tristan]: probably

05:42:22 [Tristan]: yours must be slow, and mine fast, to make me able to reply before your question gets here

05:42:38 [me]: .. what?

05:42:44 [me]: oh, that actually makes some sense

05:42:47 [me]: scarily enough

05:43:12 [Tristan]: lol

05:43:18 [Tristan]: don't i normally?

05:44:14 [me]: in weird ways like that? Emphatically yes.

05:44:39 [Tristan]: no, i mean in normal ways, like that

05:44:50 [me]: that's what I mean

05:44:54 [me]: you just think it's normal

05:45:00 [me]: cause it's you

05:45:51 [Tristan]: actually, i was a bit scared it would be patent nonsense,

05:46:02 [Tristan]: but i thought i should try anyway

05:46:02 [Tristan]: and it worked :)

05:46:16 [me]: no, you see, it did make some sense

05:46:45 [Tristan]: yeah, that's what i mean

05:46:45 [Tristan]: i was scared it would be patent nonsense

05:46:45 [Tristan]: and it wasn't

05:46:58 [Tristan]: so my attempts at communication resulted in some communication

05:47:10 [Tristan]: which is what working communication should do

05:47:10 [Tristan]: so it worked :)

05:47:21 [me]: you mean you were afraid it would come across as such?

05:47:37 [me]: (and hey, give me some credit too, I understood your nonesense)

05:47:38 [Tristan]: i was afraid it would come across as patent nonsense, but that wasn't my objective

05:47:43 [Tristan]: i was trying to communicate :)

05:47:44 [me]: okay

05:47:46 [me]: yeah

05:47:49 [me]: well, you succeeded

05:47:51 [Tristan]: i wasn't meaning to deprive you of any

05:47:57 [me]: after I thought on it some..

05:48:00 [Tristan]: yeah, but only after much effort just now!

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[link] heard: 4 August 2005
[edit] added: 4 August 2005

Aaron B [04:07]: i like it my way. when you become reincarnated as me in your next life, you can change it ;)

me [04:07]: … wait

me [04:07] that can't happen

me [04:08] can it?

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[link] heard: 30 July 2005
[edit] added: 31 July 2005

"Everything is a euphamism; you can't really say it; you have to do it."

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[link] heard: 1 April 2005
[edit] added: 1 April 2005

Matt: "Could we reschedule the conversation about the meaning of life?"

Jonathan: "It's not really about the meaning of life; it's about the driving factors."

Matt: "Could we also reschedule the conversation about the conversation?"

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[link] heard: 14 March 2005
[edit] added: 14 March 2005

(06:23:29) Jess: i like anthropology much more for the way it thinks, rather than what it thinks about

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[link] heard: 27 February 2005
[edit] added: 27 February 2005

"It's hard to write porn from the point of view of Plato."

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[link] heard: 23 February 2005
[edit] added: 23 February 2005

"I trust a webpage more than I trust myself."

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[link] heard: 18 November 2004
[edit] added: 19 November 2004

"Yeah, value judgements ... bad."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 14 November 2004
[edit] added: 14 November 2004

(15:59:45) Aaron B: but i forgot that you're jonathan

(15:59:51) Aaron B: and conventional logic doesn't apply

(15:59:58) [me]: IT'S NOT CONVENTIONAL LOGIC

(16:00:08) [me]: it's logic that works on stereotypical american teenagers and no one else

(16:00:27) Aaron B: right

(16:00:29) Aaron B: convention

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[link] heard: 8 November 2004
[edit] added: 8 November 2004

(03:19:22) Оберон: I believe in baltimore

(03:19:25) Оберон: I'm bad with locations

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[link] heard: 26 October 2004
[edit] added: 26 October 2004

"No, you don't get it. Domino's is bad pizza for the same reason steak is bad pizza."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 26 October 2004
[edit] added: 26 October 2004

"That's what I'm saying! Definitions can't be defined. ... As such."

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 26 September 2004
[edit] added: 26 September 2004

oberon: "In one of those tests linked to on Jon's test page, there's a question that asks 'Do you frequently make references to things that you have heard or read?'"

Matt: "No, most of my conversations are smell-based."

Nat: "Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra."

oberon, Matt, and Nat, in reference to Jonathan's test page
philosophy, humanity, star-trek, randomness
[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 5 May 2004
[edit] added: 5 May 2004

Kesuari: no law against oberon having good ideas. and even if there were, it's a good law to disobey once in a while.

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[link] heard: 9 April 2004
[edit] added: 9 May 2004

(07:54:54) Оберон: Actually, I only think

(07:54:59) Оберон: Perhaps some day I'll thinki

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 18 March 2004
[edit] added: 18 March 2004

(03:59:22) Kesuari: well, then you talking about you experiencing class is real, just like a book of fiction is real, but the class is make-believe

(03:59:44) [me]: and so am I :-)

(03:59:59) [me]: I need to get some make-believe sleep

(04:00:25) Kesuari: okay

(04:00:43) Kesuari: good make-believe early morning.

(04:04:09) Kesuari: (or, perhaps, me reading you talking about you experiencing class is real, but you talking about class and the class itself is make-believe... i'm not entirely sure.)

(04:04:56) [me]: yeah, I think that's more in line with what you originally said

Jonathan, letting Tristan live in his own little world
sleep
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[link] heard: 17 February 2004
[edit] added: 17 February 2004

Jonathan: "You can just go around the curb that way."

oberon: "But I like to go the legal way."

Jonathan: "But the Branvan goes that way."

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[link] heard: 30 November 2003
[edit] added: 30 November 2003

Cem: "I've written 12 pages for a 5-page paper that's probably going to be 20 pages long."

Jonathan: "Wow, what are you writing about?"

Cem: "Wisdom and the bible and philosophy and socrates and shit. It's fucked up."

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[link] heard: 22 November 2003
[edit] added: 23 November 2003

(18:43:06) Mark: There comes a point where you can reduce anything to anything. I mean, reconstructions of reconstructions of reconstructions - they're building a PIE in the sky

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 30 April 2003
[edit] added: 30 April 2003

"George Lucas was a starving artist. Now he's fat."

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[link] heard: 27 April 2003
[edit] added: 27 April 2003

"I choose to believe what I was programmed to believe."

a robot in futurama
religion, tv
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[link] heard: 24 April 2003
[edit] added: 24 April 2003

Jonathan: "This guy isn't human! Hm, he doesn't look human either."

Rameez: "None of us are human."

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[link] heard: 13 April 2003
[edit] added: 13 April 2003

"What is `innate'? What is `what'?"

making fun of me
sarcasm
[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: unknown
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"Within the deep enigmatic craters of the human mindset, exists a belief of an ideal world; inconceivable in reality, an almost intangible paradise is found to be a constantly recurring notion. The previous sentence meant nothing; it is only a structural perception of the implausible."

in a paper he wrote
stupidity, school, papers, philosophy, people
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[link] heard: unknown
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"We don't need no inspiration. We don't need no firewalls."

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"Eating eggs is like eating unborn fetuses—look, you dropped fetus on your lap!"

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"So when you know you're going to die, do you take your ammunition or a cigar, you know?"

thinking further on what he had just said (about Econ final)
philosophy
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[21:41:53] LunaCamilla: my biscotti tells me that if it makes me happy, to do it at least once

[21:42:08] firespeaker org: that's not always possible

[21:42:18] LunaCamilla: yeah, i was thinking that

[21:42:23] LunaCamilla: i told the biscotti that

[21:42:27] LunaCamilla: but it wouldn't listen

[21:42:32] LunaCamilla: so i ate it

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"I'm not writing it from a user's standpoint; I'm writing it from an author's standpoint."

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"Well, now that you mention it, that does look kinda like orange."

In reference to my *yellow* folder that everyone thinks is orange.
philosophy
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[17:24:29] Verdant Forest: I think Russian is more lustful than French. French plays hard to get.

[comment] [rate] 3/5


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"You know, when a whole language becomes DDR steps, you know you have a problem."

commenting on my study habits
language, philosophy, school
[comment] [rate] 1/5


[link] heard: unknown
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"And you know, your four-year-old comes home and is like 'Mom, can I buy a vibrator?'"

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"It's just like going to war when you know you're going to die."

on his way to his Econ final
philosophy
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[link] heard: unknown
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"Faith is believing what ya know ain't so."

Mark Twain
philosophy, wisdom
[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: unknown
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"Everything's filtered through the little woods we live in."

A mistranslation by me of something Mark said in French.
mistranslations, french
[comment] [rate] 3/5