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- Wed Jul 08, 2015 3:47 pm
- Forum: Drug Culture
- Topic: Novel Psychoactives Bill in the UK
- Replies: 1
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If you're a UK resident you'll probably have heard of this - the government is planning to ban everything psychoactive from the outset, with certain exceptions made for caffeine, alcohol and such. I think we'd all probably be in agreement that the law is ill-advised, as the entire story of the War o...
- Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:56 pm
- Forum: General off-topic
- Topic: What's up with Reddit right now?
- Replies: 2
- Views: 1213
I've never been a huge fan of Reddit, apart from finding myself there when I'm procrastinating hard and all other methods of time-wasting are looking a bit quiet (IRC anyone?), but they've had their fair share of bad administrative decisions recently and the mass protests are getting pretty.. mass. ...
- Wed Jul 01, 2015 6:35 pm
- Forum: Book Club
- Topic: I don't read enough, but I want to. Can you suggest some books?
- Replies: 11
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Bertrand Russell does some great overview-ish books on philosophy, I read 'Problems of Philosophy' recently, which was short and sweet. I've also got 'HIstory of Western Philosophy' by him, which is pretty large but hopefully good!
The big one. DFW's magnum opus and all-round regarded as something to behold, for its sheer size and breadth of topic if not for its quality. I started reading this book around two weeks ago, and I'm about 200 pages in. As with books of this size (and intensity) I'm having a little trouble just dipp...