Cultural heroes

For discussions of culture, politics, economics, sociology, law, business and any other topic that falls under the social science remit.

Moderator: Uccisore

Cultural heroes

Postby UrGod » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:25 pm

Please post in this thread some of your favorite cultural heroes (today or from the past).

I am your master.

“It’s half past fuck it with the caps lock on.”
-Bloodhound Gang
User avatar
UrGod
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1682
Joined: Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:14 am
Location: Void of One

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby UrGod » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:26 pm

I am your master.

“It’s half past fuck it with the caps lock on.”
-Bloodhound Gang
User avatar
UrGod
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1682
Joined: Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:14 am
Location: Void of One

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:58 am

Larry Flynt
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Otto_West » Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:05 am

Image
Your entire world of fantasy and make believe is doomed, have a nice day.
User avatar
Otto_West
Doom Pornographer
 
Posts: 898
Joined: Thu May 04, 2017 7:40 pm
Location: Dumbfuckistan- Will Work For Depreciating (FRN) Shekels.

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:38 am

Barack Obama
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby surreptitious57 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:37 am


Isaac Newton / Winston Churchill / Jimi Hendrix
A MIND IS LIKE A PARACHUTE : IT DOES NOT WORK UNLESS IT IS OPEN
surreptitious57
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1931
Joined: Sun Oct 11, 2015 2:05 am

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:34 pm

Tupac and Snoop Dogg
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby UrGod » Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:14 pm

Mr Reasonable wrote:Tupac and Snoop Dogg


Tupac for sure, but not Snoop.
I am your master.

“It’s half past fuck it with the caps lock on.”
-Bloodhound Gang
User avatar
UrGod
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1682
Joined: Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:14 am
Location: Void of One

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:07 am

Tupac is the black John Lennon.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:01 pm

Snoop too.
Cube and Dre are also in then Pantheon.

Before that there was Elvis.
The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
- Thucydides

Image

Thunderbolt steers all things.
User avatar
Fixed Cross
Doric Usurper
 
Posts: 6958
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:53 am
Location: Thrudheim

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:12 pm

George Clinton
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Fixed Cross » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:09 pm

The cook that just made my food.
The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
- Thucydides

Image

Thunderbolt steers all things.
User avatar
Fixed Cross
Doric Usurper
 
Posts: 6958
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:53 am
Location: Thrudheim

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:36 pm

Gordon Ramsay?
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby UrGod » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:07 pm

Genius and cultural hero, Jordan Peterson.

I am your master.

“It’s half past fuck it with the caps lock on.”
-Bloodhound Gang
User avatar
UrGod
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1682
Joined: Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:14 am
Location: Void of One

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Fixed Cross » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:12 am

Mr Reasonable wrote:Gordon Ramsay?


Ha, no, just some guy who happens to know how to prepare one of these flat fish I only know the dutch term for.

It was listed simply as "poisson" and the waiter spoke only Spanish.

Spanish can cook fish. I had noticed that already.

When I was driving through Europe once over for the thirtieth time to find some thing... I also got to Southern Spain with the big sardine fires on the beach, and even the first roadside restaurant I went into in Spain had a live fire on which my fish was grilled. In a roadside restaurant - it was hell arriving back into Northern Europe, Northern France 5 AM after 24 hours of driving sucked, as few things have sucked before. I was out of clean socks. I did not feel like a cultural hero. I wasn't. I was a cultural refugee.


This was a legitimate Dutch cultural hero once.



And people wonder why not many people relate to Dutch culture anymore.
Why hiphop is more popular than this, its really unfathomable.

Music is the only class struggle that exists. It is the struggle to give dull things class.


Like this guy in Brussels.

The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
- Thucydides

Image

Thunderbolt steers all things.
User avatar
Fixed Cross
Doric Usurper
 
Posts: 6958
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:53 am
Location: Thrudheim

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Fixed Cross » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:20 am

But seriously,

The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
- Thucydides

Image

Thunderbolt steers all things.
User avatar
Fixed Cross
Doric Usurper
 
Posts: 6958
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:53 am
Location: Thrudheim

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Fixed Cross » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:45 am

Of course Placeboing

The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
- Thucydides

Image

Thunderbolt steers all things.
User avatar
Fixed Cross
Doric Usurper
 
Posts: 6958
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:53 am
Location: Thrudheim

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Mr Reasonable » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:29 am

Oprah Winfrey.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.

What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson

Support the innocence project on AmazonSmile instead of Turd's African savior biker dude.
http://www.innocenceproject.org/
User avatar
Mr Reasonable
resident contrarian
 
Posts: 24704
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:54 am
Location: pimping a hole straight through the stratosphere itself

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby Fixed Cross » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:30 pm

Void_X_Zero wrote:Genius and cultural hero, Jordan Peterson.


He is a hero.
But I find him to be wrong about what smart or intelligent means.

To be intelligent requires wisdom. Because to have an intelligent thought process means to be able to discern valid axioms and relate to them in action, for example in a logical step-chain.

It is absurdly stupid to think that all Trump voters are stupid. One has to entirely lack intelligence to think this, one must in fact be dumber than the simplest animal.

Modern intelligentsia are not intelligent, they are simply talented at producing sentimental fictions. Farming requires far greater intelligence.
The strong do what they can, the weak accept what they must.
- Thucydides

Image

Thunderbolt steers all things.
User avatar
Fixed Cross
Doric Usurper
 
Posts: 6958
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:53 am
Location: Thrudheim

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby UrGod » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:28 pm

Yes, he is mostly talking about the kind of pseudo-intellect academic types. I agree that his analysis could have gone deeper to show how real intelligence and wisdom are indeed related, and any intelligence that isn't wise is simply a fraud of the intellect. But I think generally speaking he would agree with your analysis.
I am your master.

“It’s half past fuck it with the caps lock on.”
-Bloodhound Gang
User avatar
UrGod
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1682
Joined: Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:14 am
Location: Void of One

Re: Cultural heroes

Postby UrGod » Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:59 pm

Kermit: "Because when you do it, when you go down into the DEPTHS to rescue your dead father from the belly of the WHALE, it's no joke man, I mean it. That is NO JOKE."
I am your master.

“It’s half past fuck it with the caps lock on.”
-Bloodhound Gang
User avatar
UrGod
Philosopher
 
Posts: 1682
Joined: Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:14 am
Location: Void of One


Return to Society, Government, and Economics



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users