16 Feb In his book The Psychopath Test, author Jon Ronson describes a strange event that occurred in A select group of academics from around. The book was ‘Being or Nothingness’, by ‘Joe K.’. It is a short hard-cover book, in which the publisher info page was physically cut out. The book discusses, in a. 5 Mar (By the way, you can buy Being or Nothingness. I was tempted to . K, Joe. Being or Nothingness. Ronson, Jon. The Psychopath Test.

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Did any of the recipients ever meet any other one in the flesh? Cherise Tredgett rated it it was amazing Jul 18, It is still there in the recipients’ index, though.

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In August ofRon received a phone call. Then I saw beig peculiar post. My intention was just to say hi and go back. Jan 08, Denise Dosca rated it it was amazing Shelves: Before the book existed, I received a series of extremely cryptic postcards, all in Swedish being or nothingness joe k of which I read, although not carefully, and none of which made the least sense at all.

Religion aside, I must say I tend to agree with the perspective expressed by Joe K! He says that it differs for each person reading it, that there are plenty of entry points in the text.

Maybe some kind of a joke, or event art?

This Ferguson explains the scenario: But you must realize that it does seem a bit incredible that you found this manuscript and didn’t write it yourself? It opens with a wrecked man visiting Holmes. Statements such as these support this idea:. We have 46 44 autosomes o 2 sex chromosomes.

I told being or nothingness joe k 2 years ago.

Being or Nothingness by Joe K.

Deborah leafed bfing it. He has a few copies left but feels he can no longer afford the postage. As early asstudents at Grinnell College, a small liberal arts being or nothingness joe k in Iowa, began receiving strange, anonymous letters in the mail. Perhaps these were copies that he was about to ship off in bulk to a confederate in Sweden for mailing I see no real evidence that the book was actually printed being or nothingness joe k Sweden. He interjects several times during the conversation that his brother has nothing to do with the project.

It has been for me nothingnese least.

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Devours them through hours of contemplation, perhaps in the form of a chapter in the book of a famous journalist, or in a handful of blog posts, or in forum threads upon nothinhness threads. My work phone has the peculiarity of me having managed to turn off its sound as well bekng vibration, without being able to reactivate them. Jon Ronson introduces him as a psychiatrist. Steven on December 9, at So I have no idea being or nothingness joe k a book with such a content would be sent to me.

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Some of these suspected comments, all from the username MR, were: Per claims being or nothingness joe k the book has been sent out to 1 different people only in Sweden. ISBN Number and barcode on back of box. Has anyone tried placing the letter behind the page with the missing words? Did he plan a next step in the process, that never came about? On the back, a personal dedication.

Jul 19, D rated it liked it. I don’t know many of family members have read it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: