tldr: I fucking love Frankenstein.

simonf:

"Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, written under the inspiration of conversations with Byron in the romantic scenery of the Alps, contains what might almost be regarded as an allegorical prophetic history of the development of romanticism."

- Russell’s “The History of Western Philosophy”

I’ve read Frankenstein many times and after reviewing it last month for my student I’ve never been more stoked on it for this particular reason: that the monster is, actually, a kind of meta-commentary or a sympathetic reverse-engineering of Romantic-era values made flesh, yet, in this sense, Victor has no idea.

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davethebrave:

octothorp:

ZinnMod is a mod which seeks to fix many features seen as broken, ineffective, or inconsistent, while adding features that are often overlooked by nationalism and political myth.”

Yeah I’ll give that a spin maybe.

See, I just want a rival Paradox Interactive to stumble out of the parts of the grand strategy gaming community that think ZinnMod is a good idea with a good name.

can’t disagree, it’s not like I could waste more of my life

ZinnMod is a mod which seeks to fix many features seen as broken, ineffective, or inconsistent, while adding features that are often overlooked by nationalism and political myth.”

Yeah I’ll give that a spin maybe.

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