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 No.18450[Reply]

Do you think our society likes to glorify mental illness/depression/anxiety? I sometimes think they do because I've seen normalfags really like to talk about their crippling anxiety and depression (although it could also be the noted rise of depression and mental illness among the newer generations). Not only that, but people's interest in things like outsider artists and the tortured artist stereotype. Is it just normal people wanting their boring lives to be more interesting?
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 No.18472

Depression is definitely romanticized because, despite being really frequent, it's also very misunderstood. Pretty much every other mental illness is heavily ostracizing, and mentally ill people are a vulnerable minority.

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 No.18488

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I feel like, pertaining to such taboo subjects such as metal illness, rape, PTSD, crime (to name a few), society likes to glorify the aesthetics of such things. There's the stereotypical image of the tortured artist, sexual gratification, the glory of war, vigilante justice and more. We like these things in the abstract for what they represent in our minds. They appeal to our many repressed sensibilities. This arises through a detached concept of what these subjects actually entail.

 No.18490

>>18453
I mean, I know that feel. I was raised in a downwardly-mobile lower middle class household and my single mother still berated me for having things and not wörk wörk wörking every second of my life away. I remember how ashamed I felt for not qualifying for lunch assistance at school, even though I didn't have food to bring. Kids would give me shit for living in an owned (yet underwater) home instead of a rented apartment or trailer. It was like, fuck, if the world sees me as a spoiled brat, can I at least have a college fund or cable television?

But when I met guys who had it better than me, yeah I sneered at them just like everyone else. Even though I knew it was wrong.
>>18457
Attitudes like that further fuel the cagey mentality of the modern Black person. Getting these people on their feet required more than breaking their chains, as any sharecropper could tell you.
That's a messy generalization about the causes of mental illness, and any Behavioral theorist can trace both character flaws and *some* personality and neurological disorders back to improper rearing and abuse, with many patients experiencing these problems being exarcerbated by one another. Nurture is just as important as nature as far as clinical depression, sexual disorders, and even some intellectual disabilities. Check out John Money and the Boy With No Penis, then try to relegate mental illness and suicide to physiology. If the human mind was simple enough that we could understand it fully, we would not be able to understand it at all. I agree that cultural bias on the part of the practitioner has no place in the mental health system, and I feel your pain whenever topics such as rape culture or conversion therapy rear their ugly heads.
>>18472
You're very right. I place some of the blame for the romanticism surrounding depression not only on the mystery, but on the otherwise very constructive coping method of sublimation. Great artists such as Kurt Cobain have used their talents to cope, only to see those talents cast the anguish they tried to escape in a favorable light. In this way, great art is a memetic cognitohazard, whereas uncreative manifestations of sublimated depression fail to Post too long. Click here to view the full text.

 No.18500

>>18490
>Attitudes like that further fuel the cagey mentality of the modern Black person. Getting these people on their feet required more than breaking their chains, as any sharecropper could tell you.
Okay, how much more? Regardless of the cause, a reprehensible mentality is still nothing to admire.

 No.18502

>>18500
a lot of the opportunity to be proactive has passed. They're doing better now, I see a lot more black people in the suburbs and in positions of leadership at their work. This is because opportunities started opening up slowly over the past 30 years as racist attitudes and segregation receded. Both of which were huge economic and educational obstacles.
Had the post-Lincoln presidents tried to interfere in the postwar South to educate freed slaves and thusly enable them to diversify economically and participate in skilled trades (which are the best way to start a trans-generational social climb) they might have been able to mitigate the lost economic opportunities posed by racist attitudes in the North and South. And killing the exploitative and destructive sharecropper system would have been a boon in itself, in some ways it further degraded black opportunity to improve their condition.
Wealth, skills, and intangible advantages such as mentality are passed down through generations. This is why poverty is cyclical: if you come from nothing you have nothing to use to improve your living, reducing your chances of doing so, and having advantages to give your offspring. Because these advantages could not develop under slavery, no wealth for the next generation to inheirit and no precedence of success for them to draw from, the freed slaves did not have the tools that some migrants and middle class whites had. A jumpstart was needed, but once the war was done nobody cared. Hell, a lot of the free staters and abolitionists still wanted nothing to do with the blacks. Lincoln himself cared only for the preservation of the Union and democracy.
This is a community that lost everything when they left Africa, was denied the opportunity to start anew for 300+ years, and was economically hampered even outside of the plantation slavery model by precedence-inspired racism. Who will invest or trade with people that they have been taught are incompetent, especially when social pressure is levelled against them for even considering the idea?
A defeatist mentality is inspired, reinforced, and spread through defeat. We have seen this occur in other places, such as the Gaelic nations of Britain. Once the cycle is started, whether by human action or misfortune, it builds momentum both within the hampered community and its neighbors.
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 No.18395[Reply]

UBUU LIVED BITCHES
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 No.18430

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Shit, Ubu, you really scared me this time. Good to have you back. Really missed this place even though I don't post much.

 No.18432

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I haven't seen this much activity since 2013 or somewhen back then.
I'm very pleased.

 No.18449

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>>18432
You're welcome!
t. newfag/Krautchan emigrant

 No.18468

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Long live Ubuu

 No.18498

>>18395

Glad to see u back UBU!



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 No.18471[Reply]

Happy belated birthday, ubuu!
I wish I wasn't the only faggot who remembers.
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 No.18484

Nah I do remember, but I just got the site back up. I'm going to be a little late this year.

 No.18491

>>18483
Very nice. Thank you :)

 No.18492

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>>18483
Uh, I also am interested about your wedding anniversiry or whatever. Can I have a song now?

 No.18493

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>>18492
sure thing here you go
https://youtube.com/watch?v=ZJJEX4Q7Raw
i hope u like it

 No.18495

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>>18492
Somewhere around August of 2009 (I think it was around the 10th). It's a shame I can't remember the exact day.
Here's your song https://youtu.be/rNuQ_KzxKZ0?t=1320 or a whole album, actually.



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 No.18475[Reply]

Worst board. Everybody always says /hikki/ is the worst board, but now i've realized that it's obviously /cos/. I never connected the dots before because I kept forgetting that /cos/ exists. Anyway, give me a status update. How do you feel ubuu is doing?

 No.18478

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I agree on that one, the thing with /cos/ is that cosplayers don't like how they are treated here, and even the most oldfag of them stops posting at one point.

Sei enforced the rules with his powerful sticky, but it's too late.

Even if that can stop the spontaneous anon being a dick for no reason(or envy), I believe it's impossible to stop creepers to be retarded when they see a woman.

I think everyone says it's /hikki/ because the autism there is continuous and /cos/, even if worse, is hardly relevant.

>How do you feel ubuu is doing?


I felt a huge activity boost after this Steam release, I think this has been a comfy place until now and I don't think that can change much, we will obviously have newfags, but we've been having those in big numbers for some years and no one died, except Sei.

 No.18486

I don't know about everyone else, but compared to maybe a few months ago, the amount of daily posts here is astounding. We were at maybe 5 posts a day, if that. Now, the Recent Posts are completely new every time I come back. I'd say it's doing very well.

>>18478
Wasn't aware YN got a steam release. Cool, I guess-though can people not figure out how to install a game outside of Steam in this day and age?

 No.18487

>>18486
Yeah, it's hilarious but apparently people are becoming more and more stupid and can't do basic shit. Better for me, more people calling me to fix their computer because they can't.



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 No.15173[Reply]

Unsure if this was posted or not, what are your guys heights?
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 No.18467

>>18466
I erased a part about the rape in my reply before posting. I decided to erase it because thinking about it was leaving me with too much anger at almost 4 in the morning while in bed trying to fall asleep. That last part of the video really escalated.
Seeing how the rapist boasts about it and the other shits he did, and since the victim was gay and a foreigner, I doubt this ever got any atonement sadly.
>>18465
Is it really that common for gay dudes to be hit on for that reason? I know some straight women also use that to hit on other women, so I'm not much surprised. But I find it curious how clueless those people are of general relationships that they believe gay couples don't have problems, or how they lie to themselves about what they want. Why can't they embrace the idea that they can be bi or gay and stop living in bullshit.

 No.18469

>>18467
I believe it's a "grass is greener on the other side of.the fence" way of thinking

 No.18470

>>18451
>I really want to spend a vacation in Iraq checking out Sumerian/Babylonian ruins, but I can't because I'll get chucked off of a ziggurat
How would they discover you're gay? I'm sure you'd be fine as long as you didn't go with a parter or act camp.

 No.18473

>>18467
>I know some straight women also use that to hit on other women
That's pretty ironic considering how lesbian couples have the statistically highest rates of domestic abuse.

 No.18480

>>18455
Yeah I worry about shit like bug chasers, too. I mean, I've heard of dudes taking steel wool to their rectal wall to try to increase their chances of contracting shit.
And you know the crazies aren't the ones that get bashed, that would be too karmic. Fugg, I better start handballing furries or something before I get my head kicked in.
>>18465
Oh, that fucking I Can't Believe It's Not Girl meme. Kinda glad I'm a bear, cause I'd get my troll on and flirt a little, wait til they're warmed up and getting excited, then ask them how good they are at sucking cock. And if not being gross and poz won't get me bashed, that fucking will.
>>18470
I always manage to fuck it up. I try to present very masculine, cause I've got the body for it, but I'm not. If my laugh doesn't give it away shit like having good manners and cuddling with cats clues them in.
Supposedly Kuwait is working on some kind of plethysmograph-like anal probe that can detect all kinds of queers anyways. Supposedly they are hoping to force all incoming travellers to be subjected to it. Sounds like hooey, but it really makes you wonder if seeing Nebuchadrezzar's palace is essential.
>>18473
I thought I was the only one seeing a trend like that. Sad!



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 No.18339[Reply]

i had to reboot to get my filesystem to reflect the year change in searches, i lost like 4 months of uptime. this has never happened to me before, i remember distinctly watching the new millennia turn over with no issues on a SunOS machine and that was decades ago. anyone have an idea what i did wrong?


← weev 2017

 No.18353

weev is out of jail?

Dude I thought he was doing double digits for that goatse security deal. Hard time.

 No.18420

>>18353
weev doesn't know how to computar
the guy is a literal ret
man pages are way over the dude's dead
skiddies laff at him



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 No.18170[Reply]

I got
Most Bad Sin
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 No.18371

>>18366
Yeah, KILL BLACKY

WE DIDN'T RUN THE TRANS-ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE, THE TRANS-ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE RAN US

 No.18375

>>18371
wtf is this nigga saying

 No.18378

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>>18375
GOD BLESS AFRICA? NO, GOD DAMN AFRICA

 No.18389

Manipulation black magic

 No.18418

>Witch
>Black
>Log
I just want to see what 'Log' could mean.



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 No.18394[Reply]

First.


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 No.18248[Reply]

New Year's Eve Resolution Thread: What's it going to be this year? For me personally, i'm going to try harder at learning a second language, developing ambidexterity and sleeping a decent amount.
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 No.18282

>>18272
>more time in nature
You could combine that with waking up before sunrise (if you have the time)
A morning walk is very relaxing and puts you in the right state of mind. I don't know if you have a park or similar nearby.

 No.18284

>>18248
Im going to try harder at learning another language like you but im also trying to get myself more in shape. ive always liked that. and yeah i dont have as much sleep as i should too.

 No.18288

>>18269
>Study EVERYDAY
>Wake up at 6AM EVERYDAY

That was an actual routine of mine i kept for most of the year until the holidays came. I haven't read for almost a month now.

 No.18301

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What do you usually do in the hour before and after the clock strikes twelve? I usually like to go to one of those chat rooms to see how many people go around asking others for their age, sex, and locatiom. I know i'm obviously not much better for that, but it still makes me feel a little better about life in general.

 No.18331

>>18301
I sleep.



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 No.18302[Reply]

What words do you associate with normies?
I'll start:
>Reality Shows
>TV
>Democrat
>Republican
>Candy Cruh
>Mobile games
>facebook
>4chan
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 No.18316

>reddit
>compilation
>pornhub.com
>4chan
>nike
>adidas
>overwatch
>money
>friends
>socializing
>physical activity
>gym
>science
>atheist
>SJW
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 No.18319

If we combine all these traits we can create the ultimate YNFG protag character.

 No.18322

>party
>sports
>baby mama
>divorce
>movies
>ignorance

 No.18323

>Beyonce
>Rick and Morty
>vaping
>atheist
>mgtow
>skeptic
>community
>Bar
>vr headset
>Time Square
>Live Stream
>Twitch
>Prime Time
>Chipotle
>Happy Hour
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 No.18324

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>>18316
Some of these just feel like you're listing words. How is science a normafag thing? Not everything you personally dislike or have no interest in fits the bill. Christian Fundamentalism is very far from today's norm. Jesus I would understand, but seriously? The holy trinity? I guess Gnosticism and Calvinism are also normalfag things too. Here's one
>Heathen



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