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PhD in mathematized philosophy of literature (Harvard Comp Lit/Einstein Institute of Math), now independent scholar

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@hujane @evankindley @shmepshmein lmfao
11/30
2020
@lastpositivist 10x! @lastpositivist Can you unpack a bit? That's a lot of indexicals @k_genin Michael Kohlhaas be like @mrohene Hearing this in Arrested Development narrator voice @McCaineNL Facial hair Matthijs is top quality Matthijs @NihiloPunk Replaying 1cried at the end of the John Wilson finale. It’s so beautiful!!! Btw- Because you see my tweets, you may have come… https://t.co/UYiNUDuJfT
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11/29
2020
Intrusive thought: 'We Have Never Gitten Gud: Dark Souls and the Anthropocene'Dark Souls and Georg Büchner's short prose masterpiece Lenz are more or less a single object in my mind @mervatim @CNakarado Whoa, so, 'Frozen 2 is about rationalist mysticism' seems to be an actual thing. OK I've got t… https://t.co/AdaYEkTMzT @CNakarado @mervatim I have a friend who swears it illustrates the fundamentals of Alexander Grothendieck's philoso… https://t.co/miSYHyQh3V @CNakarado @mervatim Is Frozen 2 good actually? I heard a couple of 'it's kind of a striking philosophical film' takes here and there @NegarestaniReza @JasonChoe14 @lastpositivist I think @JasonChoe14 was alluding to a possible social conflict where… https://t.co/7pufegXieG @NegarestaniReza @JasonChoe14 @lastpositivist I think what @JasonChoe14 is saying that it seems like the intersubje… https://t.co/GTVUvVJAR4 @JasonChoe14 @lastpositivist @NegarestaniReza i got a laugh react but left it out of the screencap because i'm humbleA whole lot going on here, mostly I think really cool stuff https://t.co/NQPFPDm9ADthere is no song inside me, instead a bitter fight between a bunch of assholes that can only see it from one side
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @littmath i have a joke about the incompleteness theorem but you'll misunderstand itKierkegaard "poured sugar into the coffee cup until it was piled up above the rim [and added] strong, black coffee,… https://t.co/ZF956KoNDh
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer.@8ball_sean gives "Gamerbait" the full explication it needed :) Once you are aware, you begin to see it everywhere… https://t.co/B2rIWJqQHV
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @evanewashington @LogicalAnalysis @lastpositivist 'philosophical psychology meets decision theory' i mean @evanewashington @LogicalAnalysis @lastpositivist Emm, guys, one of the best philosophical psychology meets books e… https://t.co/8PnJ3WCvDRThere is a better version of this post in some possible world where Liam's name is DanaDemons (ft. @lastpositivist @NegarestaniReza) https://t.co/tZge5ln8l3 @lastpositivist @NegarestaniReza Same, though I might wait for the 2nd edition that's meant to come out soon @lastpositivist @NegarestaniReza has some interesting stuff iirc defending the usefulness of some variant of the co… https://t.co/0ciQ3KdGHFArthur Conan Doyle on his invention of one of the most successful fiction formats of all time: recurring characters… https://t.co/UZixehINAH
Retweeted by Peli Grietzermy new thing is going to sleep around 630-7 pm and waking up at 3 in the morning. have already been awake for an ho… https://t.co/oWykF7VxvQ
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @chickenpaprika they mean the need a top laner for their league of legends team @jbarnettr loldoes any art form, besides *maybe* dance, problematize movement (need not be physical movement) in the way (and may… https://t.co/Oqu28x6bs1
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11/28
2020
@ionicasmeets Sort of a failed dandy? Though I guess failed dandy is a kind of nerd @Lmorus I think 'dweeb' isn't a subculture, and doesn't imply love of tech and of genre fiction at one @schwarz_seher https://t.co/ZI1DQlUiHM @JasonChoe14 @schwarz_seher here you go: https://t.co/ZI1DQlUiHM @JasonChoe14 @schwarz_seher No but with enough google grind it's findable @schwarz_seher His critical but admiring review of Being and Time is pretty great @JesseTheTov Are you sure @skwthomas Happy birthday! @adecess @fs0c131y @epenser @Experimentboy @gourmaud_jamy Ok, France has twelve nerds @lastpositivist There's literally nothing you can do to stop us @cartelneeld @StephanieLaCava Yeah that's the best counterargument so farEverything is political in the Aristotle/Arendt sense of bearing on the question 'which among the projects that we… https://t.co/8dwZRNeYL9'Nerd' is a subculture characterized by liking tech, science, and genre fiction and being worse than average at clo… https://t.co/F3EqfHW5oTA lot of you either don't know what nerds are or just need to go to Grice-jail @C_Trombley1 I live in Berlin tho @LughSpear The polytechnique guys I met were all incredibly bro-yhttps://t.co/NTHQB2TlhaBread pudding probably the world's most underrated thing @fugioutliberem Bread pudding is my favorite dessert @Wemusthaveknown @idkrlyanymore This tbh @Liamjsm Close enough! @Liamjsm FWIW my French friend agrees with OP @Liamjsm Maybe he was Jewish, there are some Jewish French nerds @deeshka Exactly!It has dweebs obviously but that's differentFrance doesn't have nerds. This is a weird and under-discussed fact
11/27
2020
Bread stuffing can stay
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11/26
2020
@bartlebytaco he's right tho @crossslide Which novel
11/25
2020
@_onionesque I think Hofstadter had an important-ish physics thing then became more of a computational cog sci nonfiction author @lastpositivist Australians can't help asking questions it's literally their accentI tried to explain to an angel what it was like to have a body. "You know how it feels good to give a dog a treat?"… https://t.co/2JjWbAeBDl
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @_ryanruby_ Thanks!! @MatthewShor They literally did a new season last year because it's so beloved @MatthewShor How is VM forgotten?It's over!!!!!!!https://t.co/KbBx86Lgsc
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11/24
2020
@evankindley @hujane Oof that sounds like a bummer @hujane *The Favourite. Apologies to my British readers (@lastpositivist), I'm always learning and strive to do better @total_exit same writer I thinkKind of an interesting question, what makes something iconic but historically null @hujane I maybe think of The Favorite as going more for a kind of mythopoetic deployment of 18th century imagery th… https://t.co/edNfDt8lYuI think the most today-forgotten most iconic-at-the-time thing in my lifetime is Ally Mcbeal?Another really great piece from Femi. As he mentions, I'm on record defending Standpoint Epistemology - and I (ha!)… https://t.co/Xe7pPQkcfQ
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @hujane I feel like The Favorite wasn't really about the kind of totality-dramatic-irony you describe as endemic to… https://t.co/IOdR9ksZ3E @hujane Is The Favorite a period drama by your definition? @ericlinuskaplan Lol yes dramatic typoCelebrating books and publishers @khole_emily @kalladomcdowell @IgnotaBooks @deluge_books (launching today! 💦💦💦) https://t.co/E7OHRHG0yW
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @ericlinuskaplan *in @ericlinuskaplan It's the Macguffin I'm the iconic and very poetic game Dark Souls @_ryanruby_ Once upon a time @ClaraCianfer Yep! https://t.co/wuc44cVkBcSo in the end the Dark Soul was a pigment for painting a quiet, gentle world where humans can have a good home afte… https://t.co/3Rx72PdEGtNew piece by Nadia John @seventered now available from our site! Here I Am Now, You Cordial Miss, is one of the fir… https://t.co/CgC2zwPaU3
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @kmett @mathemensch @AShmakovMath @JBeardsleyMath @Patreon This paper contributes nothing new: this theorem is folk… https://t.co/yLgOjGX4T9
Retweeted by Peli Grietzer @damfales What's the difference between this and a pumpkin pie? Also, looks amazing
11/23
2020
And here comes the awful, soul -shuttering migraine-sadness @mervatim It's a back of the head neck and upper shoulder type migraine, which I feel is basically irresponsive to… https://t.co/oNcKasgPaDStill going strong, to be clearMaybe 2nd most painful migraine I have ever had @jbarnettr Oh you're rewatching? @jbarnettr I gets way better mid seasonI'm in horrible physical pain @lastpositivist This might be the actual worst thing I've seen on the internet all year @lastpositivist Wait, sorry, he does say that some First Nations, indigenous, and Asian peoples also have magic and/or religion @lastpositivist Is he saying that, like, magic and religion are special African concepts @mrohene omg how is this still a thing @dkulchar idk, try to cause a nuclear holocaust?
11/22
2020

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