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February 4, 2012

 

Freelance thought — cannot be bought.

Reason is the softly-spoken suggestion from the back of the room which nobody listens to because they are too busy Solving The Problem.

Knowledge is common property; only ignorance is truly personal. Hence, our human failing for warm, cozy ignorance.

“All too easily we blame,/ The politicians for our shame.” W.H. Auden

Publicity campaign motto: Ripe is the tripe when the hype is bright, right?

“Of Burymeleg and Bindmerollingeyes and all the deeds in the woe.”  James Joyce, “Finnegans Wake”

Einstein said of Gandhi: “The example of a morally superior life is invincible.”

Conformists love their hive. The important thing is to keep buzzy, don’t you agree?

Conformists die apart.

Atheists are proponents of a preposterous standard of proof.

“What I do wish to affirm is that the whole of modern literature is corrupted by what I call Secularism, that it is simply unaware of, simply cannot understand the meaning of, the primacy of the supernatural over the secular life: of something which I assume to be our primary concern.”  T.S. Eliot, 1935

19th century Tombstone, Arizona, epitaph:

“Here

Lies

Lester Moor

Four Slugs

From A 44

No Les

No More.”

 

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