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    Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think. ”
    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • #2
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.”
    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • #3
    William Gibson
    “The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.”
    William Gibson, Neuromancer

  • #4
    Richard Dawkins
    “I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.”
    Richard Dawkins

  • #5
    Ludwig van Beethoven
    “schon im Bette drängen sich die Ideen zu dir meine Unsterbliche Geliebte, hier und da freudig, dann wieder traurig. Vom Schicksaale abwartend, ob es unß erhört...”
    Ludwig van Beethoven

  • #6
    William Gibson
    “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.

    The Economist, December 4, 2003
    William Gibson

  • #7
    C.G. Jung
    “The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.”
    C.G. Jung

  • #8
    William Gibson
    “Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts... A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding...”
    William Gibson, Neuromancer

  • #9
    C.G. Jung
    “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
    C.G. Jung

  • #10
    William Gibson
    “We have no idea, now, of who or what the inhabitants of our future might be. In that sense, we have no future. Not in the sense that our grandparents had a future, or thought they did. Fully imagined cultural futures were the luxury of another day, one in which 'now' was of some greater duration. For us, of course, things can change so abruptly, so violently, so profoundly, that futures like our grandparents' have insufficient 'now' to stand on. We have no future because our present is too volatile. ... We have only risk management. The spinning of the given moment's scenarios. Pattern recognition”
    William Gibson, Pattern Recognition

  • #11
    Herman Melville
    “truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself. If you flatter yourself that you are all over comfortable, and have been so a long time, then you cannot be said to be comfortable any more.”
    Herman Melville

  • #12
    Charles Bukowski
    “I wish to weep
    but sorrow is
    stupid.
    I wish to believe
    but belief is a
    graveyard.”
    Charles Bukowski, What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire



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