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Scipio Africanus by B.H. Liddell Hart
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“Always that same LSD story, you've all seen it. 'Young man on acid, thought he could fly, jumped out of a building. What a tragedy.' What a dick! Fuck him, he’s an idiot. If he thought he could fly, why didn’t he take off on the ground first? Check it out. You don’t see ducks lined up to catch elevators to fly south—they fly from the ground, ya moron, quit ruining it for everybody. He’s a moron, he’s dead—good, we lost a moron, fuckin’ celebrate. Wow, I just felt the world get lighter. We lost a moron! I don’t mean to sound cold, or cruel, or vicious, but I am, so that’s the way it comes out. Professional help is being sought. How about a positive LSD story? Wouldn't that be news-worthy, just the once? To base your decision on information rather than scare tactics and superstition and lies? I think it would be news-worthy. 'Today, a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration. That we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectiv ...more Bill Hicks
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Pooh and the Philosophers by John Tyerman Williams
"At first, I wasn’t sure whether to take this author’s stance seriously; that Winnie the Pooh, the honey-loving bear in the Hundred Acre Woods, is actually representative of Aristotle who tries to enlighten the friends around him that the earth is..." Read more of this review »
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!”
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“A word to the wise is infuriating. ”
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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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George Bernard Shaw
“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
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“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
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