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Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Douglas Dalrymple - Goodreads

Brief review below, but you can read a longer reflection on my blog. In Pragmatism William James writes that “the potentest of all our premises is never mentioned,” referring to the inborn temperament ... Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Bill Kerwin - Goodreads

A series of epigrammatic reflections on how things fall apart. This is a bleak, atheistic book, but it is strangely comforting and even humorous in its unembarrassed nihilism. Characteristic Cioran ... Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Tim Phan-Nguyen - Goodreads

I cannot rate this book highly enough, not that it means anything. Here's a taste: Gamut of the Void "I have seen one man pursue this goal, another that one; I have seen men fascinated by disparate ... Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Joana - Goodreads

Impossible to cope with the unaccountable beauty. Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Goodreads

Not recommended to read the entire text in a day. Alert: too much decadence and nihilism. But one essay a day will probably keep the doctor away. Worth reading. Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Razi - Goodreads

Despair was never so consistently depicted, sustained for so many pages without a glimmer of hope in anything. The author lambasts every single thing imaginable. Starting with prophecy and religion ... Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

not seeing the appeal. overt fascist muses on decadence. how many motherfuckers died to extinguish this kind of self-obsessed bullshit? Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Maxim - Goodreads

The book is really amazing and want to read again, after years maybe. In my opinion, the main idea of this book is 'the decode of the life originates from the destruction of the individual throughout the human history'. It's not writer's words, but I think so... Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - Derek - Goodreads

engaged w/ it here: http://www.5cense.com/14/387.htm Read full review

Review: A Short History of Decay

User Review  - David Peak - Goodreads

"As incompetent in life as in death, I loathe myself and in this loathing I dream of another life, another death. And for having sought to be a sage such as never was, I am only a madman among the mad..." Read full review

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