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“But when the fire was about to quench, their children came with whips and stones then they began to whip and stone our heads; when they left that, they began to climb on our heads and jump from one to the second; after that they started to spit, make urine and pass excreta on our heads; but when the eagle saw that they wanted to nail our heads, then it drove all of them away from the field with its beak.”
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“If love is under siege, it is because it threatens the very essence of commercial civilization. Everything is designed to make us forget that love is our most vivid manifestation and the most common power of life that is in us. Shouldn't we wonder how the lights that glimmer in the eye can blow a fuse for a time, even as barriers of oppression break and jam our passions? Yet despite a life stunted and distorted by mediated Spectacle, nothing has ever managed to strip love of its primal force. Although the heart's music fails to overwhelm the cacophony of profit efficiency, bit by bit it composes our destinies, according to tones, chords, and dissonances which render us happy if only we learn to harmonize the scattered notes that string emotions together.”
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The Metabarons Ultimate Collection by Alejandro Jodorowsky
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Alejandro Jodorowsky really hits his stride here, burning the fuel of the failed film adaptation of DUNE as he did with The Incal. Among other things, Jodorowsky offers a web of themes of gender, violence as problem/ solution, genocide, conservation, ...more
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The Ninth Configuration by William Peter Blatty
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Timothy Leary
“The universe is an intelligence test.”
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“I have got airplanes, zeppelins and apparatus.”
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“As for us, He has appointed the job of permanent unemployment.

If he wanted us to work, after all,
He would not have created this wine.

With a skinfull of this, Sir,
would you rush out to commit economics?”

Octave Mirbeau
“The Occidental snobbery which is invading us, the gunboats, rapid-fire guns, long-range rifles, explosives... what else? Everything which makes death collective, administrative and bureaucratic - all the filth of your progress, in fact - is destroying, little by little, our beautiful traditions of the past. ”
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“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”

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