The Empath (Book update!)

Discussion in 'IntroSpectrum' started by Ghet for Prez, Apr 20, 2008.

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  1. I have determined the lead character of my book. His name is Brian Collins.

    This is his blog.

    http://fallenempath.blogspot.com/

    A new way of character development.

    His character can be summarized as a reflection of my life with one simple twist:
    If given the power, would I do to others what has been done to me? And if so, how could I offset this?

    I see the proponents of selective social justice are working hard to turn this forum into a pulpit for black militancy again, just like in the 90s.

    who else has barnizzle on ignore?
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  2. barnizzle

    barnizzle HIP HOP

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    man please get the fuck off my dick

    black militancy, LOL

    ignore these nutz whitey
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  3. megatrif'l

    megatrif'l New Member

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    I bet your man vagina is bleeding too isn't it? you faggot
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  4. McGirth

    McGirth New Member

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    Interesting writing for sure. definately a hook, good way to start off a book.

    did you really go through that stuff when you were young? that's harsh man.
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  5. McGirth

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    as per liberal grid. The problem I see with this character is that the grid does actually cover white, male chidlren who were victims of child abuse/poor/not raised by parents. Look into it, scholarships/bursaries do cover this sort of thing.

    The problem is though that even admitting these things can drum up a flight response in most who go through them, so they can't exactly use their past history for their benefit. Unfortunately, those who go through the biggest tragedies have the biggest anxiety about it, so they are precisely the ones likely to fall through the cracks, while those who experienced mild trauma, by contrast, are more likely to attain redress & often benefit even.


    Becuase your character seem angry for the wrong reasons, since he is complaining about a grid which he could have been covered by, makes him less relatable, unless if you include the above element i mentioned. But maybe this is your villain (which this past woudl be good for/darth vader like) and not your protagonist, so we'll see.
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  6. barnizzle

    barnizzle HIP HOP

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    actually ghet, i'm going to check out your book.
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  7. Correct. If the grid scooped him up, he would have no reason to be angry.

    But this action does not absolve the grid from the lies and myths it spreads about itself, the false hopes it creates, or the unrealistic nature of it when compared to the massive volume of those the grid simply cannot reach. For if the grid's path to salvation prevents people being angry for the "wrong" reasons, how exactly are they achieving these results, what are the ramifications, why the reasons considered wrong to being with, what are the real statistics of salvation, and why is this path even sought after by those as a preferred path?

    Yes, these things happened to me in full plus some. This book is my attempt at answering a simple question: If I was raised with a silver spoon but maintained who I am now, what would truly be different?
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  8. hello cross-board stalker.

    which alias of yours did i permanently ruin? I've infuriated so many people on this board that I simply cannot keep track any longer. I fail to see why you are even important enough to remember, to be honest.
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  9. x - calli

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    interesting.

    youve posted your history before, and you were definitely put through the blender...

    can you really tell whether someones been raped/traumatized by subtle clues like that? i know you can get impressions off of people, but i was never aware of that.
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  10. 80% of my girlfriends were rape victims themselves.

    You just know it when you see it. You absolutely know it when someone has an identical method of survival. It's like meeting your twin. However, there are cases in which someone has adapted an identical method of survival under different circumstances.

    That is always interesting.
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  11. x - calli

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    word.. i guess im lucky i wasnt forced into survival mode early on.

    multicultural morality is rather forced and unrealistic.. but its fashionable, just like socialism once was, and that can take anything a long way.
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  12. It is useful for motivating large groups of idiots.

    It's also useful for driving them into abandoning their mental capabilities.

    One day, morality will be the whip in which large swaths of humans permanently undo their own aggression with medical intervention. I dread that day.
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  13. x - calli

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    lol.. that can be true

    and even now ritalin has been handed out to keep kids still. youre saying that eventually, people will "fix" themselves by removing thier aggression to create a teletubbies/carebear society.

    yikes

    as much trouble as aggression causes, its still very important to have around. or else people could easily end up in a slave utopia ran by the minority that still has aggression. it would be 1984, a moral liberals worst nightmare.. perpetrated by moral liberals! lol
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  14. McGirth

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    grid dosent scoop people up. People need to apply and fit themselves into the grid, if they want results. This goes back to our rights as tools for empowerment discussion. The grid has at its core an individualist assumption, i.e. people don't want help unless they seek it out (especially if they are now adults), otherwise they are left alone.

    Categories exist for people that have been through struggles, but, you have to plead your case/use your past to propel yourself foreward. Fortuna strikes both ways, so says Machiavelli.
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  15. The fact of the matter remains that life will always require external energy sources to exist.

    The most fundamental method of extracting said energy is rooted in aggression. It is a very useful adaptation when walking into the many unknowns that the universe throws at us.

    It's only a problem when people wish to consolidate power and homogenize behavior. That in itself can also be beneficial.

    But we are on the cusp of a brand new mode of existence soon that will require aggression.
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  16. I'll be sure to tell that to a nine year old in a similar situation as mine next time.

    "Work with the system and then they will save you."

    That's why Collins was off the grid! He just didn't file the right form! How could a child be so stupid!
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  17. McGirth

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    obviously its different for kids. according to the assumptions of the grid, they aren't fully formed indiviudals yet, and thus are under trust of parents/guardians till they are fully formed. Unfortunately, parent's often knowing of the grids existence, hide their children from it, and violate the authority the state grants them (or they have by natural right) to care for their children. This is the parents fault/violation of duty, and unfortunately, a tragedy for the kid who bears the physical and psychological burden.
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  18. A tragedy. Yes, I supposed thats one morally acceptable method of absolution.

    All I saw was passionate snake oil being handed out to people that didn't look like me.

    You see, McGirth, that's the myth to those who haven't been in such a situation. That children who undergo that process take on a psychological burden.

    We don't. Our minds are liberated from the factory default normalcy that everyone else seems to abide by. Now if our emotional imperatives overwhelm this freedom and demand Socioevolutionary Imperative X, only then will conflict arise that may or may not result in a burden.

    These social programs the self-righteous "gatekeepers of equality" tend to make bureaucracies over are very broad and incomplete generalizations of Socioevolutionary Imperative X. These generalizations include rights, social justice, equality, and the many illusions within are spun to pacify large swaths of people, not to liberate or empower them. The participants care. Those left on the side couldn't give a shit.

    In the old days, such "gridless" people could only communicate with one another when blatant abuses of power resulted in mass redistribution of wealth from the many to the few. Today, the internet allows us to "naturally" find one another and communicate without such drastic pretenses.
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  19. Tequila Jong-il

    Tequila Jong-il SALAD TOSSER

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    I am going to read the fuck out of this book when it drops
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  20. menaz

    menaz Avant Garde

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    Whens this book dropping? I like reading your amoral thoughts.

    "The enraged mobs, clamoring for change, revolution, peace, justice, fairness, and equality demanded action from those in power as they walked past my situation without as much as giving a passing glance. How invisible was I? Was I that low of a priority?"

    Argument from personal, but it's a nice unfactual attack on the hypocritical conveniency of moral crusaders. You going to back that up in your book I hope, or is this going to be more like a character based biography of your life with political and social satire mixed in?
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