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Recent content by z_boy

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    Mein Kampf, by Adolph Hitler, in school libraries?

    I read it last year. Although there is alot of what you would expect, it is sort of interesting to have Hitler's point of view. Regardless of what you think of him, he was definately an intellegent person, which you can tell from his writing. I would expect this book be available to people in...
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    Bad influence of Harry Potter

    Exactly LoL :D
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    Bad influence of Harry Potter

    Are you talking about having it available at school, which I think is right. I never said they had to have it be a mandatory book. However, even if it was, its hardly different than most of the stuff they read anyway.
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    Bad influence of Harry Potter

    Perhaps you care to offer an explaination of your opinion...Why is it bad? Edit: found your earlier post about it not being educational. I agree that children should read educational books, but most won't. ANyway, just because it isn't factual doesn't mean it isn't educational. Whenever you...
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    Bad influence of Harry Potter

    In the American version it is at the end of the fight between Harry and Voldemort. The golden light is coming out of the wand and souls are apparently appearing. Is this the ritual you are talking about. I have a feeling you are referring to the one a few pages back though. Would be kind of...
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    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Is everyone's bookstore having a 3 for 2 sale???? I pretty much have to order off of Amazon, the only bookstore around here that is halfway decent is a used one. My library costs 35 dollars for a membership (yearly) and they don't have much there either. The only big bookstore is an hour away...
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    I didn't read through every post so I don't know if this is here yet. Whenever I'm reading at school, people always come up to me and say things like, "What are you doing..reading...what book???? Oh, what class is that for....Well, why would you be reading if it ISN'T FOR SCHOOL. :\ I get...
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    New to the forums

    PS: Philosophy/philosophical novels and alot of classical literature. PPS: Avatar is The Scream by Munch Read Being and Nothingness a while ago, its definitely one of Sartre more difficult works. Got through alot of it but I'm sure I missed alot of important things :\ Right now I'm backing up...
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    Who is your favourite author, and why?

    I'd have to say Sartre is my favorite, if anyone is familar with him (I haven't noticed much philosophy being discussed here) Other than that: Dostoevsky, Kafka, and Camus are all pretty good.
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    New to the forums

    Hello everyone, I just got to these forums and figured I would sign up. Whether or not I ever feel inclined to actively participate remains to be seen, but for now at least I'll have the option of giving my opinion here and there.