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Balloch
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Founded: Jun 23, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby Balloch » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:54 am

The Celts by Gerhard Hern. Picked it up from the Providence Athenaeum (highly recommend visiting for any book nerds)
"The British were met with their own weapons. They had gone down in the mire to destroy us and our nation, and down after them we had to go to stop them."
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Junkyland
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Junkyland » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:31 pm

Working my way through The Chronicles of Narnia before I rewatch all the adaptations. Right now, I'm on The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis.

Looking forward for Stephen King's new book The Institute coming out next week!
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Elwher
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Anarchy

Postby Elwher » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:46 pm

John Smith - Patterson's Volunteers So far, it seems to be a low budget Dirk Pitt story
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UniversalCommons
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Left-Leaning College State

Postby UniversalCommons » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:56 pm

Started reading The Jixia Academy and the Birth of Higher Learning in China: A Comparison of Fourth Century B.C. Chinese Education with Ancient Greece by Richard A. Hartnett. It is interesting if a bit confusing.

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Pax Nerdvana
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Anarchy

Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:23 am

Rereading The Two Towers.
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Jolthig
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Democratic Socialists

Postby Jolthig » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:46 am

Tadhkirah: English Rendering of the Divine Revelations, Dreams, & Visions Vouchsafed To Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, on whom be peace
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Psukhe
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Founded: Mar 11, 2019
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Psukhe » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:48 am

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius.

"All things of the body stream away like a river, all things of the mind are dreams and delusions; life is warfare and a visit in a strange land; the only lasting fame is oblivion." 2:17
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Snow Bird-Worldism Crash
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Democratic Socialists

Postby Snow Bird-Worldism Crash » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:30 pm

i started listening to capital: volume 1 by karl marx on audible while i play minecraft
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East Gondwana
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Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby East Gondwana » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:12 am

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. Been waiting for this one for a while and loving it so far.
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Blargoblarg
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Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Blargoblarg » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:14 am

Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach
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The Grene Knyght
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby The Grene Knyght » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:18 am

Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea by Dianna Marcellas.

Edit: now Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
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