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asciilifeform: recently asciilifeform wanted to quote from s. brant's 16th c. lul 'narrenschiff'. mega-longseller-bestseller in all of europistan, incl. su. so went 'hrm, iirc there's an english'. guess what found ? http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20179/20179-h/20179-h.htm
asciilifeform: see also the 'elders of zion' mega-bestseller.
a111: Logged on 2018-05-21 23:11 asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-05-21#1816404 << believe or not, i dun actually have a en<->de .txt . ( the arch-bestseller , v. k. mueller's en<->ru , is errywhere, e.g. http://www.alleng.ru/d/engl/engl150.htm )
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-05-21#1816404 << believe or not, i dun actually have a en<->de .txt . ( the arch-bestseller , v. k. mueller's en<->ru , is errywhere, e.g. http://www.alleng.ru/d/engl/engl150.htm ) ☝︎☟︎
asciilifeform: hasn't made FG a heathen bestseller of yet
mircea_popescu: anyway, it is somewhat refreshing to see the delusional dorks (self-identified as "liberals" or "progressives" or w/e) simpyl lift wholesale the aggregate production of the neonazis since the 50s, change a few pronouns and bestseller-publish on their oh-so-important notebooks.
asciilifeform: when's the last time there was an intellectually significant b00k on a bestseller list? in whatever country
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-07-07#1498509 << what did mircea_popescu expect to see in a bestseller list? euclid? ☝︎
jurov: From the author of "How to accidentally" bestseller!!1
ascii_field: mega-bestseller! 'quantum resistant!'
asciilifeform: aha, bestseller
asciilifeform: this is rather reminiscent of how the famous linksys wrt54g hyper-bestseller slowly shrank and shrank, from 16 and then 8 and then 4 (even 2!) MB of ram, linux could no longer be used on it
jurov: certain bestseller endorsed by Governor of Canada comes to mind
chetty: The FT economics editor Chris Giles says French economist Thomas Piketty's bestseller "Capitalism in the 21st Century," about rising inequality in the West, contains serious errors that undermine his conclusion that wealth distributions are widening.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: that cup is referring to a cheap sf flick, 'children of men', where there's an apocalyptic degringolade, and pill in question is a bestseller.
gecko_x8: jesus was a scam but his book has been a bestseller for 2000 years
mircea_popescu: Greg Palast is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "Armed Madhouse" (Penguin Paperback 2007). When Palast, an investigator of corporate fraud and racketeering, turned his skills to journalism, he was quickly recognized as, "The most important investigative reporter of our time" [Tribune Magazine]