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The Abolition of Work & Other Essays by Bob Black
“Work, then, institutionalizes homicide as a way of life. People think the Cambodians were crazy for exterminating themselves, but are we any different? The Pol Pot regime at least had a vision, however blurred, of an egalitarian society. We kill people in the six-figure range (at least) in order to sell Big Macs and Cadillacs to the survivors. Our forty or fifty thousand annual highway fatalities are victims, not martyrs. They died for nothing — or rather, they died for work. But work is nothing to die for.”
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The Abolition of Work & Other Essays by Bob Black
“You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid monotonous work, chances are you'll end up boring, stupid and monotonous. Work is a much better explanation for the creeping cretinization all around us than even such significant moronizing mechanisms as television and education.”
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Lovecraft's Fiction Volume I, 1905-1925 by H.P. Lovecraft
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Dreamers Without Power by George Dearborn Spindler
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The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali by David Gordon White
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An Historical look at the history of Patanjali. I usually like menstrual blood and demons in my yoga books but it is always nice to see what the squares have gotten up to.
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Golf in the Kingdom by Michael   Murphy
Golf in the Kingdom
by Michael Murphy
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there is a point where watered down popularizations just can't tread water anymore and go down like Ira Hays. this book was loved by golfers and people in the seventies. I hate golf and I hated the seventies.
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Games People Play by Eric Berne
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The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali by David Gordon White
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Charles Bukowski
“beware the average man the average woman
beware their love, their love is average
seeks average

but there is genius in their hatred
there is enough genius in their hatred to kill you
to kill anybody

not wanting solitude
not understanding solitude
they will attempt to destroy anything
that differs from their own

not being able to create art
they will not understand art
they will consider their failure as creators
only as a failure of the world”
Charles Bukowski

Timothy Leary
“Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close. You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems that the more you try to fit in, the more you feel like an outsider, watching the “normal people” as they go about their automatic existences. For every time you say club passwords like “Have a nice day” and “Weather’s awful today, eh?”, you yearn inside to say forbidden things like “Tell me something that makes you cry” or “What do you think deja vu is for?”. Face it, you even want to talk to that girl in the elevator. But what if that girl in the elevator (and the balding man who walks past your cubicle at work) are thinking the same thing? Who knows what you might learn from taking a chance on conversation with a stranger? Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle. Nobody comes into your life by mere coincidence. Trust your instincts. Do the unexpected. Find the others…”
Timothy Leary

Jean Baudrillard
“All of [the] activities here have a surreptitious end-of-the-world feel to them:... these joggers sleepwalking in the mist like shadow's who have escaped from Plato's cave”
Jean Baudrillard, America

Jean Baudrillard
“Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.”
Jean Baudrillard

Timothy Leary
“If you listen to neurologists and psychiatrists, you'd never fall in love.”
Timothy Leary

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