Real/Thoughts

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Quote leechers, get in here. Thoughts are real again. (OBSERVATION: This is an annex of Real/Person—but better.)

Unimaginable Heights on 'Hipster Bait'

"And if you think about how Elijah Wood has over 4,000 records in his collection and still says his favourite band are the flipping Smashing Pumpkins (everyone’s third or fourth favourite band when they’re 14), you’ll realise that all he’s doing, all that anyone is doing, is getting up in the morning, then moving around, then going back to sleep; that no matter how grandiose the things you do might feel, they’re still just happening one after another in-between bursts of hunger and tiredness, that it will always be difficult to focus. There will be the task at hand, and there will be disorientating, conflicting impulses swirling around inside of you, always.

It’s official: Best Website on the Internet! Should be the start page that comes with every copy of Internet Explorer. (Also hanging onto: Beable’s Listography, a linkdump from this author.)

unimaginable-heights.neocities.org

Meaningness

David Chapman (who also brought us Buddhism for Vampires)—to simply call Meaningness a ‘book’ or a ‘metablog’ or a Buddhist resource is to discount that this is a formidable work that seems to both tackle the question “What is life?” and to catalog its author’s every thought. It also sets a precedent for drafting in public that I’ve begun to see on the other links in Web/Wiki.

meaningness.com

Visakan Veerasamy

This site goes real deep—you have no idea. But you might get an idea if you survey the bookmarks page (which is an impressive collection—feels similar to href.cool) or the @1000wordvomits page (dump of interesting, meandering essays). Generous work.

visakanv.com

Ribbonfarm

Venkatesh Rao and friends write long articles, some of which form ‘blogchains’—a continuous riff on a subject. (Via Nadia E..)

ribbonfarm.com

personally-comfy

‘bi dude. plays trombone.’ Day-to-day updates on his grandpa.

comfy.neoreality.club