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How can Boris Johnson be an e/lit/e pagan classics major and still present himself as an absolute retard?

>> No.14344746

>>14344732
Why is it that paganism is the root of all evil? Because paganism is merely a personification of moral relativism.

>> No.14344751

>>14344746
dogmatic abrahamlets are tiresome

>> No.14344752

Reminder to ignore all pseudointellectual rhetoriticians and instead go and read the complete works of Homer, Pindar, Plato, Aristotle, Sophocles, Euripedes, Hesiod, Aristophones, Herodotus, Sappho, Plutarch, Ovid, Virgil, Lucretius, Arisoto, Horace, St. Augustine, Marcus Aurelius, Rabelais, Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Luther, Cervantes, Chaucer, the Beowulf poet, Chretien de Troyes, Marie de France, Sterne, Burton, Browne, Wyatt, Sidney, Percy Shelley, Tennyson, Donne, Pope, Dryden, Bacon, Novalis, Schelling, Schlegel, Hegel, Pascal, Lichtenberg, Dickinson, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Dickens, Marlowe, Diderot, Jonson, Goethe, Bunyan, Gibbon, Addison, Smollett, Milton, Johnson, Boswell, Emerson, Quincey, Burke, Spinoza, Leibniz, Hume, Kant, Mary Shelley, Wollstonecraft, Racine, Baudelaire, Valery, Rimbaud, Verlaine, Moliere, Montaigne, Browning, Gray, Holderlin, Schiller, Shaw, Voltaire, Hugo, Balzac, Zola, Colette, Duras, Dumas, Stendhal, Nerval, Flaubert, Mallarme, Malraux, Chateaubriand, Artaud, Poe, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Byron, Keats, Arnold, Pater, Walter Scott, Swinburne, Rossetti, Carroll, William James, Henry James, Hawthorne, Twain, Melville, Dewey, Bergson, Whitehead, George Eliot, Williams, Frost, Cummings, Crane, Stevens, Whitman, Plath, Trakl, Rilke, Celan, Montale, Neruda, Lorca, Tagore, Manzoni, Peake, Murdoch, Wharton, Wilde, Leopardi, Faulkner, O'Connor, Passos, Nietzsche, Marx, Adorno, Bloch, Lukacs, Bakhtin, Hamsun, Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Chekhov, Andreyev, Bely, Bulgakov, Gonchorov, Camoes, Pessoa, Queiroz, Saramago, Paz, Borges, Bloy, Pirandello, Huysmans, Lautreamont, Schwob, Casares, Bolano, Cortazar, Lima, Donoso, de Assis, Carpentjier, Celine, Marquez, Unamuno, Gracq, Gide, Jarry, Camus, Conrad, Wells, Hardy, Salinger, Lawrence, Forster, Hrabal, Swift, Bronte, Woolf, Bachelard, Roussel, Beckett, Proust, Nabokov, Joyce, O'Brien, Yeats, Waugh, Heaney, Auden, Hofmannsthal, Mann, Musil, Broch, Zweig, Bachmann, Jelinek, Lessing, Laxness, Simenon,Svevo, Levi, Buzzati, Quasimodo, Llosa, Walser, Kafka, Babel, Schulz, Transtromer, Kertesz, Pavic, Andric, Grossmann,Sillanpää, Linna, Mahfouz, Boll, Grass, Canetti, Pavese, Robbe-Grillet, Blanchot, Perec, Calvino, Bernhard, Gass, Barth, Gaddis, Vollmann, Vidal, Hawkes, DeLillo, Pynchon, McElroy, Soseki, Murasaki, Shonagon, Kawabata, Mishima, Akutagawa, Tanizaki, Dazai, Oe, Xinjiang, Yan, Kosztolanyi, Gombrowicz, Ishiguro, Eco, Coetzee, Auerbach, Benjamin, Barthes, Pasternak, Derrida, Deleuze, Bateson, Foucault, Lyotard, Mcluhan, Eichenbaum, Steiner, Munro, Carson, Handke, Theroux, Patrick White, Alfau, Marias, Enard, Claude Simon, Elizabeth Bishop, Markson, Lowry, Bellow, Dara

>> No.14344755

>>14344752
I was with you until
>Xinjiang

>> No.14344757

Greeks were retards.

>> No.14344758

>>14344732
You’re almost on your way to a realization. Go a little farther.

>> No.14344760

>>14344758
Boris is reptillian?

>> No.14344765

>>14344732
Presenting yourself as a retard is a good way to make the masses feel comfortable with you

>> No.14344768

>>14344732
Romaboos are midwits. Just look at /pol/ and /his/.

>> No.14344771

By the way, if that's a real idea Boris Johnson has, he's absolutely based. Greece and Rome could provide people with different gods for their self-expression and actualization.

>> No.14344794

>>14344732
He was a journo/comedian before politics, he understands public persona very well.
That being said he was also put through a top tier education by wealth and status, who knows how relatively intelligent he actually is.

>> No.14344818

>>14344732
>>14344794
Forgot to mention, unsure if a British thing but lots of upper middle class or above students study Classics as a way to simply complete university without specialising too far, because they are connected enough to get a job in accountancy/banking/business/journalism etc regardless.

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>>14344752
>right-wingers bad
>left-wingers good
You're gonna have to do better than that, /leftypol/.

>> No.14344831

>>14344829
>/k/ as well (sort of)
they are cooked

>> No.14345419

>>14344746
How so?

>> No.14345442
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>>14344732
Boris knows that the world wants to see a buffoon. They like it, they expect it, it plays well with them. So a buffoon is what he gives them. He's actually enormously smart, so smart that he can play the part to perfection.

>> No.14345505

>>14344746
Paganism is the root of all good though.

>> No.14345522

>>14344732
It's impossible to get a grip on who he is philosophically or politically. His words and actions are so completely contradictory. The comparison to Trump has always been facile. With Trump, what you see is what you get. You can't predict what he's about to say but you can usually tell his motivations and reasoning behind what he does (usually quite blatant self aggrandizement). With Boris, even his ideals are hard to discern. Perhaps it is just more self aggrandizement ala Trump but I'm not so sure.

>> No.14345523

Friend of mine was dining at the same restaurant as Boris and recounted to me how, after finishing his meal, Boris paused before stepping outside to ruffle his hair up as much as possible.

>> No.14345533

>>14344732
Only saw him one time(on top gear) and the guy looked legitimately retarted. If it's an act he is very convincing

>> No.14345565
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>>14344732
Wait. Brexit is done?

>> No.14345572

>>14344732
Must be Prince Charles the Guenonfag influencing him.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnnXKmGQ4nI

>> No.14345574

>>14345565
Where the fuck have you been you hairy dyke you

>> No.14345585

>>14345574
>replying to jannies
reported

>> No.14345683

>>14345572
Who ever said the gods want duration and what is best for humanity? Conservatives are the worst misotheists, the gods aren't kantians.

>> No.14345693

>>14345572
wtf
he went full perennial

>> No.14345710

>>14345572
It's going to be rad as FUCK when Charles is king, I can't wait.

>> No.14345720

>>14344732
>the least Christian prime minister the UK has ever had
Consummately based

>> No.14345724

>>14345710
dude is 71 already
imagine what would have happened if he succeeded while he was a jet pilot

>> No.14345734

>>14345585
....what

>> No.14345736

>>14344746
Paganism is literally the root of civilization, fuck you. This is coming from a Christian btw.

>> No.14345739

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/07/boris-johnson-profile/594379/

This is a decent profile which partially answers your question

>> No.14345750

>>14345693
That video is over 10 years old. His trad views are nothing new.

>> No.14345755

>>14345734
Some guy thinks I’m a janitor around here.

This Tom guy in the OP is implying that Johnson has managed to get a brexit deal finished. Is that right?

>> No.14345764

>>14345755
:3

BE OUTSIDE MY HOUSE tomorrow morning, 9 AM

>> No.14345766 [DELETED] 

>>14345764
>replying to a janitor
reported

>> No.14345772

>>14345755
Yes, that's right, get with it old bag

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>>14345683
>Past a certain age, a man without Kant can be a bad thing.

>> No.14345784

>>14345766
You're embaressing.

>> No.14345785

#notmygovernment

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>>14345724
Well, thank God William is in good health and we won't have to deal with Harry as king, hopefully, after Charles dies.

Although maybe Harry would surprise us all, like that other Harry that everyone thought was shite before he ascended the throne.

>> No.14345793

>>14345739
wow the media sure hate him

>> No.14345802

>>14345784
I bet it was hard for you to drop your trip. I'm proud of you.

>> No.14345806

>>14345764
With some gasoline and a box of matches

>>14345772
And is the beeb telling everyone that his polls are soaring?

>> No.14345809

>>14345793
Was that your impression of the article? I thought it was a pretty detached take

>> No.14345810

>>14345806
You don't know where I live... do you? :3

>> No.14345816 [DELETED] 

>>14345810
>replying to a janitor
reported

>> No.14345818

>>14345806
>And is the beeb telling everyone that his polls are soaring?
He just won the fucking election, what are you on about. Have you just woke up from a coma?

>> No.14345821

how do I filter

>> No.14345822 [DELETED] 

>>14345818
>replying to a janitor
reported

>> No.14345826

>>14345821
1. Click Settings (bottom/top of page)

2. Click Filters & Post Hiding

3. Toggle and Edit "Filter and highlight specific threads/posts"

4. Toggle "On", "Auto", and "Hide". Leave "Boards" empty. Then enter a pattern:

For namefags, like Killy for example, add this (as type "Name"):

Killy

For tripfags utilizing ordinary tripcodes, like Eliza !METS.GNIWQ for example, add this (as type "Tripcode"):

!METS.GNIWQ

For tripfags utilizing secure tripcodes, like STHLM !!6Gk3cvqPqbL for example, add this (as type "Tripcode"):

!!6Gk3cvqPqbL

You can also filter tripfags on a name-basis. This will allow your filter to persist even though they switch username passwords.

5. Click "Save" and "Save Settings".

>> No.14345833

>>14345822
>>14345585
>announcing a report
uh oh

>> No.14345842

Wait till you find out how smart pizza moguls are.

>> No.14345846

>>14345565
Reminder to all: !mxvabIoSIE is the good grape juice.

>> No.14345873

>>14345833
>replying to a post announcing a report
reported

>> No.14345886

>>14345846
Amendment to this: I don't support filtering the legit butterfly -- he/she regularly provides stimulating comments in a range of subjects. I just wanted to distinguish the legit poster from the fakes. Those who want to do >>14345826, go for it, but that's not what I intimated.

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>>14345886
>he/she regularly provides stimulating comments in a range of subjects
who could be behind this post?

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>>14345873
yikes

>> No.14345950

>>14345818
I don’t follow that shit much anymore. They’re working me sick over here.
Tories “won”. I see. I wouldn’t be surprised if it was rigged.

>>14345891
There are people here who like me. Go wretch somewhere else
>my real picture
!

>> No.14345957

>>14345950
>doesn't follow contemporary events
>expects to have them explained to her
>still feels entitled to give her garbage opinion
Christ, you're insufferable

>> No.14345959

>>14345833
>>14345873
>>14345919
reported :)

>> No.14345966

>>14345957
>replying to janitors
reported
>>14345959
>announcing a report
reported

>> No.14345974

>>14345950
>There are people here who like me.
Yes, there are.

>>14345957
You sound upset.

>> No.14345978
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>>14345957
I follow it well enough for not watching it. It’s a big show. The UK needs to do what France is doing.

>> No.14345981

>>14345966
announcing dubs
and reporting myself

>> No.14345984

>>14345957
>Christ, you're insufferable
Nice channeling of Pontius Pilate. So real.

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>>14345978
So you are a Macron shill? That was unexpected

>> No.14346006

>>14345978
>I follow it well enough for not watching it
Clearly not, you didn't even know what has been happening in the last three months
>The UK needs to do what France is doing.
What are you talking about you bushybrowed retard

>> No.14346011

>>14345981
>announcing dubs
reported
>reporting myself
reported

>> No.14346012

>>14344746
Based

>> No.14346014

>>14345974
>replying to a janitor
reported

>> No.14346015

>>14345987
France hates Macron. The majority of them didn’t want him but some came out to vote just to avoid electing Le Pen. Who only got in their to solidify Macron’s victory. They’ve taken to the streets for over a year now. *That’s* what the UK ought to do.

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>>14346011

>> No.14346028

>>14346015
Nothing will come out of it and macron will get reelected. Besides the protesters are mostly apolitical or right wing.

>> No.14346029

>>14344768
boris, people are saying, prefers Greece

>> No.14346035 [DELETED] 

>>14346028
>replying to a janitor
reported

>> No.14346039
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>>14346029
Greece used to be fun

>> No.14346045

>>14346015
>*That’s* what the UK ought to do.
I would die to witness an enlarged hologram of Mélenchon proudly marching through Leicester Square.

>> No.14346049

>>14346029
Keep in mind that Boris has Turkish blood flowing through his veins. He is, Y-DNA-wise, a "Turkroach". Not that there's anything wrong with that, of course.

>> No.14346052

>>14346028
All of that is wrong, except maybe his chances of “reelection” as the system is rigged.

>>14346039
That looks like fun.

>>14346045
Hahaha

Okay, goodnight. Have fun.

>> No.14346059

>>14346052
>All of that is wrong, except maybe his chances of “reelection” as the system is rigged
The biggest problem is not the system but the people

>> No.14346067

>>14346059
No, just the people rigging the system. Hence, we need to sidestep the system.

>> No.14346071

>>14346067
Is anyone forcing their hands on who to vote?

>> No.14346074

>>14346067
Go on then. What the fuck are you doing to sidestep the system you chubby hag

>> No.14346133

stop posting in my thread old lady, I do not care about your opinions

>> No.14346148

>>14346133
any OP whose thread becomes tainted by butterfly has an ethical obligation to delete it

>> No.14346193

>>14346148
>tainted by butterfly has an ethical obligation to delete it
Do you really believe that or are you just busting balls?

>> No.14346199

>>14346193
what sane person could really believe that? there are worse attention whores than butterfly, but they at least have the discretion to post anonymously. on 4chan most threads are going to get derailed, at least temporarily. also,
>replying to my post
reported

>> No.14346346

>>14346049
The 'Blonde Beast of Brexit'? A vile Turk? Impossible.

>> No.14346353
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Boris Johnson is a buffoon. A Clown.This isn't the first time democracy has pulled this trick out of its hat, bro. You're old enough to remember George W Bush aren't you? Plenty of other leaders in history have had this quality. I mean at least it's fitting for such a stupid world isn't it?

>> No.14346361

Because to be a pegan you have to be absolutely retarded

>> No.14346386

>>14344818
Sounds based desu, there's no need to go through garbage "market relevant" courses if you know you're set for life regardless

>> No.14346391

>>14346346
It's so unspeakable! And yet...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Kemal

>> No.14346394

>>14344746
not knowing this is r-tarded

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>>14344732
>tfw you will resurrect the Greek pantheon in your lifetime

>> No.14346697

>>14345572
What an absolute midwit. Especially understanding modernity as originating in ideological movements is asinine.

>> No.14346710

>>14345693
Funny considering they're literally agents of the counter-tradition

>> No.14346729

>>14344732
Don't tell me Boris misunderstood Roman pedestry and is now a paedophile?

>> No.14346739

>>14345585
>>14345833
>>14345873
>>14345919
>>14345959
>>14345966
>>14345981
>>14346011
Quite possibly reported but not not necessarily.

>> No.14346769

>>14344752
surprisingly good meme list

>> No.14346869

>>14345950
>There are people here who like me
Very much doubt that

>> No.14346973

>>14346071
Yes.
Voting=/=democracy

>>14346353
This

>>14346869
>He says after someone says there are. >>14345974

>> No.14347632

>>14345523
cute

>> No.14347772

can i get a quick rundown on boris from a quintessential bong

>> No.14347780

>>14346973
Now I know you’re retarded

>> No.14347882

>>14344732
British PM? Johnson is a retard. The guy you are looking for is Mr. Cummings.

>> No.14349110

>>14344746
el brainleto senores y senoras

>> No.14349122
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"No."

>> No.14349125

>>14344752
What the fuck did you just fucking say about me, you little bitch? I'll have you know I graduated top of my class in the Navy Seals, and I've been involved in numerous secret raids on Al-Quaeda, and I have over 300 confirmed kills. I am trained in gorilla warfare and I'm the top sniper in the entire US armed forces. You are nothing to me but just another target. I will wipe you the fuck out with precision the likes of which has never been seen before on this Earth, mark my fucking words. You think you can get away with saying that shit to me over the Internet? Think again, fucker. As we speak I am contacting my secret network of spies across the USA and your IP is being traced right now so you better prepare for the storm, maggot. The storm that wipes out the pathetic little thing you call your life. You're fucking dead, kid. I can be anywhere, anytime, and I can kill you in over seven hundred ways, and that's just with my bare hands. Not only am I extensively trained in unarmed combat, but I have access to the entire arsenal of the United States Marine Corps and I will use it to its full extent to wipe your miserable ass off the face of the continent, you little shit. If only you could have known what unholy retribution your little "clever" comment was about to bring down upon you, maybe you would have held your fucking tongue. But you couldn't, you didn't, and now you're paying the price, you goddamn idiot. I will shit fury all over you and you will drown in it. You're fucking dead, kiddo.

>> No.14349176

>>14345565
It sure is :)

>> No.14349332

>>14345572
Oy vey the counter traditionalists know SHUT IT DOWN!

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>>14344732
To win at representative democracy you need to be a good actor.

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