RevLeft
Go Back   RevLeft > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List RevLeft Groups Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 3.58 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Invader Zim
Forum: Research 22nd January 2015, 22:34
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Invader Zim
There is a document reader on Nazi foreign policy...

There is a document reader on Nazi foreign policy which contains transcriptions of documents as well as (very) useful commentary, some of which deals with this and the reaction of the Western Powers...
Forum: Politics 21st January 2015, 03:44
Replies: 208
Views: 6,196
Posted By Invader Zim
I hold contempt for your posts and your online...

I hold contempt for your posts and your online persona, because so very many of your posts include comments like those reproduced below - and usually without provocation:

"Lol @ queer liberation...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 18:27
Replies: 208
Views: 6,196
Posted By Invader Zim
From a person whose online persona is actually a...

From a person whose online persona is actually a total psychopath; an egotistical narcissist without a shred of empathy, who gets his kicks from belittling and humilating others.
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 18:23
Replies: 208
Views: 6,196
Posted By Invader Zim
Not really the point I was making - which isn't...

Not really the point I was making - which isn't about splitting, or the specific politics of the article, but rather the small minded attitude that dictates that you are either in 100% agreement with...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 16:32
Replies: 208
Views: 6,196
Posted By Invader Zim
This removes the possibility for discussion of...

This removes the possibility for discussion of strategy and rejects plurality within a given body of individuals who otherwise would stand to benefit from cooperation. It also means that virtually...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 12:29
Replies: 208
Views: 6,196
Posted By Invader Zim
I didn't read much of the article. Let's just...

I didn't read much of the article. Let's just say it needs to get to the point much quicker.

As for the little drama going on here, no supprise to see TFU our resident troll king (and lover of...
Forum: History 18th January 2015, 16:04
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Invader Zim
All Western societies became increasingly...

All Western societies became increasingly bureaucratized in the 20th century. This can be seen any any number of different respects. This includes the introduction of systematic administration into...
Forum: Learning 16th January 2015, 01:16
Replies: 84
Views: 2,429
Posted By Invader Zim
This is actually not the most pernicious element...

This is actually not the most pernicious element of academic publisher racket. The worst thing about it is that it is crippling academic institutions, massively driving up the cost of tuition and all...
Forum: Learning 13th January 2015, 00:03
Replies: 84
Views: 2,429
Posted By Invader Zim
I found that a series of short and emotionally...

I found that a series of short and emotionally unfulfilling relationships primarily revolving around fleeting casual sexual encounters, booze, occassional binging on other substances, a generally...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 23:33
Replies: 84
Views: 2,429
Posted By Invader Zim
Ha, no. I did mine in Britain. I was commenting...

Ha, no. I did mine in Britain. I was commenting on what friends from US PhD programmes have told me. Apparently the German system is pretty bad, but the US is renounded for stretching what should...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 23:22
Replies: 84
Views: 2,429
Posted By Invader Zim
As I said, the US system is hugely exploitative....

As I said, the US system is hugely exploitative. The universities milk you as a source of cheap labour for years. They do that in every other system as well, but just not as unscrupulously.
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 23:15
Replies: 84
Views: 2,429
Posted By Invader Zim
Exactly: .5 years * 5 (assuming a 20,000 word...

Exactly: .5 years * 5 (assuming a 20,000 word project) + .5 years (for arsing around and research training) = 2.5 years.

Forget all that exam / taught element nonsense. The only exam I had for my...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 23:02
Replies: 84
Views: 2,429
Posted By Invader Zim
And that is because US PhD's have a rather...

And that is because US PhD's have a rather pointless taught element (complete with exams, from what I can gather) and PhD students are utilised as incredibly exploitative cheap labour and milked for...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 12th January 2015, 20:27
Replies: 38
Views: 1,662
Posted By Invader Zim
I've started it a few times and never progressed...

I've started it a few times and never progressed beyond about page 200. Rand's writing style (or lack of) makes it too much of a chore. And yes, it is that bad. I have no problem reading novels with...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2015, 14:41
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Invader Zim
Well, there are plenty of editions and published...

Well, there are plenty of editions and published collections of Marx's work that have been produced that will, naturally, have different pagination and contain different essays. One I found is below....
Forum: Learning 30th December 2014, 02:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By Invader Zim
There is no such thing. The term is merely a...

There is no such thing. The term is merely a vaguely leftwing sounding phrase designed to show 'right on' and ideologically pure disapproval. It doesn't mean anything. This, incidentally, is a rule...
Forum: Literature & Films 30th December 2014, 02:16
Replies: 67
Views: 4,738
Posted By Invader Zim
No problem. it is also worth pointing out that...

No problem. it is also worth pointing out that they are mostly also beautifully crafted stories, and that even if you don't 'get' the joke a lot of the time then you can still enjoy the books and get...
Forum: Literature & Films 30th December 2014, 01:58
Replies: 67
Views: 4,738
Posted By Invader Zim
Your view is unreasonable because you have missed...

Your view is unreasonable because you have missed the point. Pratchett's universe is a pastiche that humorously explores archetypes of fantasy fiction, science fiction, historical fiction and...
Forum: Politics 29th December 2014, 20:00
Replies: 97
Views: 4,279
Posted By Invader Zim
Has nobody informed you that facts and evidence...

Has nobody informed you that facts and evidence are concerns of the petite-bourgeoisie?
Forum: Sciences and Environment 27th December 2014, 22:07
Replies: 455
Views: 24,497
Posted By Invader Zim
You provoked my reaction by posting pompous,...

You provoked my reaction by posting pompous, self-satisfied drivel that is insulting to all those who disagree with you as well as all those with even a modicum of intellect.

And my joke wasn't...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 26th December 2014, 18:19
Replies: 455
Views: 24,497
Posted By Invader Zim
I didn't call you rude. And i was not rude about...

I didn't call you rude. And i was not rude about your diet. I was rude about your banalities and smug self satisfaction. But you're right that i have no respect for sanctimonious vegans who think...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 26th December 2014, 16:32
Replies: 455
Views: 24,497
Posted By Invader Zim
While ignoring poverty and a pernicious caste...

While ignoring poverty and a pernicious caste system, and the fact that the vast majority of people in India, regardless of religion, eat meat.
Forum: Sciences and Environment 26th December 2014, 14:42
Replies: 455
Views: 24,497
Posted By Invader Zim
Now now, don't let basic arithmetic and facts get...

Now now, don't let basic arithmetic and facts get in the way of a soothing narrative.
Forum: Sciences and Environment 25th December 2014, 03:26
Replies: 455
Views: 24,497
Posted By Invader Zim
Veganism was 'invented' in 1944 with the creation...

Veganism was 'invented' in 1944 with the creation of the Vegan Society - in Britain. As a total aside, around the same time as the Soil Association (founded 1946). It would be interesting to know if...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 24th December 2014, 23:33
Replies: 455
Views: 24,497
Posted By Invader Zim
Yes, they can and are - which is an imperative....

Yes, they can and are - which is an imperative. They cannot be farmed with ease because of their reproductive requirements. Combined with habitat loss killing them for their blood would be...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 16:38.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.