Kierkegaard and the existentialists....

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  1. ishtar

    ishtar Country Gent

    ...both loved and dreaded Gretsches...

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  2. Runamok

    Runamok Synchromatic

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    Kierkegard was actually righthanded, but like most existentialists: he believed one had to suffer to play the blues.
     
  3. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

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    Yeah, I saw them play in Milwaukee.
    Dreadful show.
     
  4. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Chicago
    They were rubbish in part because they didnt see the point of practicing and Kierkergaard in particular felt that to play in the same key was an abstract socially imposed construct which presupposed the existence of a shared common good. I beleive most of their later numbers were just simultaneous solos
     
  5. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    I think I was there.
     
  6. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

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    lafayette in
    Therefore you were.
     
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  7. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I believe he later joined The Cure
     
  8. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks like Ray Romano's cousin on " Everybody Loves Raymond " if ya ask me .....

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  9. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Just cause Gretsch is worshipped like a religion does not make it exempt from criticism. :p
     
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  10. Nubs

    Nubs Electromatic

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    Sep 10, 2019
    Houston, TX
    Maybe HE can get us more lefty models made :rolleyes:
     
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  11. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    “Sickness Unto Death” is one of his greatest. Highly danceable.
     
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  12. j.s.c

    j.s.c Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2008
    france
    Of course i've been there but dont know why...
     
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  13. stevo

    stevo Friend of Fred

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    Wouldn't a Bigsby be his preference? Seems like a leap of faith.
     
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  14. ishtar

    ishtar Country Gent

    Doctors seem to like that one...
     
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  15. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Christian rock band Switchfoot did a song evoking Kierkegaard: Sooner or Later (Soren's Song) In the video the lead singer plays a cool Annie.



    Per Wikipedia:

    About "Sooner or Later", lead singer Jon Foreman has said: "Sooner or later we all have to deal with the frightening reality that there is much that is wrong in the world... This is Soren's song... These are his thoughts as best as I understand them," alluding to the philosophy of Danish Christian philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. The song also references Jean-Paul Sartre's idea that men are "condemned to be free".

    Holy Existentialism, Batman!
     
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  16. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    Did you forget to hand out a syllabus; I need the reading list and when midterms are scheduled...:eek:
     
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  17. Gold Penguin

    Gold Penguin Electromatic

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    Dec 18, 2020
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    I'm more of a Fyodor Dostoevsky kinda guy!

    :)
     
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  18. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Synchromatic

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    Yeah, I can tap my foot to Kierkegaard, but Schopenhauer f'n rocks!
     
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  19. ramjac

    ramjac Synchromatic

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    Aug 14, 2011
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    Existentialist guitar player shakes off deep malaise, engages delay pedal in absurd expression of despair.
     
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  20. Pcampbell

    Pcampbell Gretschie

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    Feb 26, 2017
    Memphis, Tennessee
    I was hoping to see some clever responses when I clicked on this thread, and I was not disappointed!
     
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