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Ishmael
    #4123265 - 05/02/05 02:22 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Holy Crap!  :shocked:
This book is incredible.
I just started reading it last night and i'm already half-way done.
If you enjoyed the book "Island" by Aldous Huxley, you will love this one for sure.
It's like a socio-political novel, basically.
Specifically it discusses the bigger picture of life on this planet.  Civilization vs. Nomadism.

READ IT GODDAMNIT  :tongue2:


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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #4123277 - 05/02/05 02:26 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Both books are excellent... Hav you read the Life of Insects by Victor Pelevin?

I know i know i post about this book all the time but it is AWESOME!!!


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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #4123286 - 05/02/05 02:28 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

OK, okaaaaaaaay, I'll read it.

But,

I'm not big on fiction. Does it have the "air" of non-fiction to it? I can't read those damned bestseller authors cuz the plots are never real or so out there that......................................it loses me.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: i_rage_against]
    #4123289 - 05/02/05 02:28 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Sweet, i'll look into that insect book.
It's more than the title implies i'll bet... right?

As long as i've got this (for the most part) useless post going, let's turn it into a socio-political novel thread.
Suggest novels with that have overtones of political/sociological messages.

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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #4123294 - 05/02/05 02:29 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Yes the life of insects is sooooo much more that what the title implies.

Of course everybodys read 1984 and Farenheit 451 right?


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Re: Ishmael [Re: WoodsCall]
    #4123297 - 05/02/05 02:30 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Quote:

WoodsCall said:
OK, okaaaaaaaay, I'll read it.

But,

I'm not big on fiction. Does it have the "air" of non-fiction to it? I can't read those damned bestseller authors cuz the plots are never real or so out there that......................................it loses me.




No man. It's basically two people in an office having conversations.
They refer to real shit. Historical, biological, etc. It's totally relevent.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #4123305 - 05/02/05 02:32 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Sweet, I've been hunting around for some good books lately. I will take your recommendation to heart.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: WoodsCall]
    #4123359 - 05/02/05 02:45 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Did i mention one of them is a talking gorilla?

:lol:

EDIT:  A Smart fucking gorilla, that is.  His character reads just like any normal human.  Except he weighs half a ton, and chews on sticks.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #4123365 - 05/02/05 02:47 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

you got me.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: WoodsCall]
    #4123569 - 05/02/05 03:57 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Man there is an ishmael cult at my campus. They go around trying to get people to read ishmael. It's creepy. I stay away from that book in case I could end up a cult person.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #4123683 - 05/02/05 04:21 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

nice I'll give it a try for sure.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: tomk]
    #4123899 - 05/02/05 05:26 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Quote:

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Man there is an ishmael cult at my campus.  They go around trying to get people to read ishmael.  It's creepy.  I stay away from that book in case I could end up a cult person.




LOL
WTF
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Re: Ishmael [Re: tomk]
    #4124363 - 05/02/05 07:11 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Quote:

tomk said:
Man there is an ishmael cult at my campus. They go around trying to get people to read ishmael. It's creepy. I stay away from that book in case I could end up a cult person.




Yah, this happened at my high school when people discovered it there. It sucked. The book is decent as long as you can look at it objectively and not get swept up in its ideas. It's got some good info.... but it's not all backed up by science. They make a lot of statements in it that you're expected to jsut accept. A lot of people read it and decided they were better people because of it and went around talking down to people who hadnt read it like "you havent read ishmael? you dont know shit, buddy"

and that pissed me off


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Re: Ishmael [Re: Turd]
    #4128081 - 05/03/05 04:18 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

These guys set up a table with other books you could borry and sell back, and then when you went to look at them to see a different book, they tried to spring Ishmael on you.  :thumbdown:


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Re: Ishmael [Re: tomk]
    #4128749 - 05/03/05 06:58 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Fahrenheit 451  :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

I really have to get off my ass and find+read 1984  :crazy:


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Re: Ishmael [Re: tomk]
    #4129149 - 05/03/05 08:49 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

:lol: That's fucked up man....sounds like christians.


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Re: Ishmael [Re: Dark_Star]
    #16291662 - 05/27/12 12:02 PM (4 years, 8 months ago)

I just read Ishmael, it was amazing. Now I don't know what to do...
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Re: Ishmael [Re: bryguy27007]
    #16291960 - 05/27/12 01:27 PM (4 years, 8 months ago)

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I just read Ishmael, it was amazing. Now I don't know what to do...
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Re: Ishmael [Re: bryguy27007]
    #16292232 - 05/27/12 02:42 PM (4 years, 8 months ago)

7 year old thread, brah


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Re: Ishmael [Re: PeyoteZen]
    #16292708 - 05/28/12 12:19 AM (4 years, 8 months ago)

I know brehhhhhski, I searched for all the threads on Ishmael and this one was the most relevant.


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