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Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr.
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Tradition and the Individual Talent by T.S. Eliot
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Literary Modernism and Beyond by Richard Lehan
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors by Carl Sagan
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T.S. Eliot
“These fragments I have shored against my ruins”
T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land and Other Poems

Smedley D. Butler
“I spent 33 years and four months in active military service and during that period I spent most of my time as a high class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism. I helped make Mexico and especially Tampico safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in. I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street. I helped purify Nicaragua for the International Banking House of Brown Brothers in 1902-1912. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for the American sugar interests in 1916. I helped make Honduras right for the American fruit companies in 1903. In China in 1927 I helped see to it that Standard Oil went on its way unmolested. Looking back on it, I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate his racket in three districts. I operated on three continents.”
Smedley D. Butler, War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier

Francesco Petrarca
“Books have led some to learning and others to madness.”
Francesco Petrarca

Jean-Paul Sartre
“It is therefore senseless to think of complaining since nothing foreign has decided what we feel, what we live, or what we are.”
Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness

Marcus Aurelius
“...life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after-fame is oblivion.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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