He watched and recorded their subversive activites with love, amusement, and detachment.
("The Sirens of Titan")
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Unk had no way of judging the quality of the information contained in the letter. He accepted it all hungrily, uncritically. And, in accepting it, Unk gained an understanding of life that was identical with the writer's understanding of life. Unk wolfed down a philosophy.
I have no culture, no humane harmony in my brains. I can't live without a culture anymore.
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.
The book was Maniacs in the Fourth Dimension, by Kilgore Trout. It was about people whose mental diseases couldn't be treated because the causes of the diseases were all in the fourth dimension, and three-dimensional Earthling doctors couldn't see those causes at all, or even imagine them.
She broke my heart. I didn't like that much. But that was the price. In this world, you get what you pay for.
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