There is no real direction here, neither lines of power nor cooperation. Decisions are never really made - at best they manage to emerge, from a chaos of peeves, whims, hallucinations and all around assholery.
More Quotes from Thomas Pynchon:If there is something comforting - religious, if you want - about paranoia, there is still also anti-paranoia, where nothing is connected to anything, a condition not many of us can bear for long.
There is nothing so loathsome as a sentimental surrealist.
She thought of a sunrise over the library slope at Cornell University that nobody out on it had seen because the slope faces west.
The hand of Providence creeps among the stars, giving Slothrop the finger.
Someday she might replace whatever of her had gone away by some prosthetic device, a dress of a certain color, a phrase in a letter, another lover.
If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers.
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