Low comedy, empty heroics and pointless death
("The Sirens of Titan")
More Quotes from Kurt Vonnegut:The champagne was dead. So it goes.
The bounties of space, of infinite outwardness, were three: empty heroics, low comedy, and pointless death.
Round and round we spin, with feet of lead and wings of tin.
We would have said the Nazis were evil in any event, since we had decided to fight them. This has always been the style in war, until very recently...in order that we can be frenzied on the battlefield. Imagine our surprise when we discovered that our German enemies really were satanic this time...We had fought something which was totally obscene.This was very bad for us... One idea put into our heads was that our enemies were so awful, so evil, that we, by contrast, must be remarkably pure. That illusion of purity...has become our curse today.
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
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