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Quote Left When she was a small girl, Amanda hid a ticking clock in an old, rotten tree trunk. It drove woodpeckers crazy. Ignoring tasty bugs all around them, they just about beat their brains out trying to get at the clock. Years later, Amanda used the woodpecker experiment as a model for understanding capitalism, Communism, Christianity, and all other systems that traffic in future rewards rather than in present realities. Quote Right
Quote Left emphasize the afterlife is to deny life. To concentrate on Heaven is to create hell. In their desperate longing to transcend the disorderliness, friction, and unpredictability that pesters life; in their desire for a fresh start in a tidy habitat, germ-free and secured by angels, religious multitudes are gambling the only life they may ever have on a dark horse in a race that has no finish line.' Quote Right
Quote Left Rap music... sounds like somebody feeding a rhyming dictionary to a popcorn popper. Quote Right
Quote Left If one yearns to see the face of the Divine, one must break out of the aquarium, escape the fish farm, to go swim up wild cataracts, dive in deep fjords. One must explore the labyrinth of the reef, the shadows of the lily pads. How limiting, how insulting to think of God as a benevolent warden, an absentee hatchery manager who imprisons us in the 'comfort' of artificial pools, where intermediaries sprinkle our restrictive waters with sanitized flakes of processed nutriment. Quote Right
Quote Left There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue. Quote Right
Quote Left Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature. Quote Right
Quote Left Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef. Quote Right
Quote Left If little else, the brain is an educational toy. Quote Right
Quote Left The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. Quote Right
Quote Left To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought. Quote Right
Quote Left Meditation... disolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass. Quote Right
Quote Left There are many things worth living for, there are a few things worth dying for, but there is nothing worth killing for. Quote Right
Quote Left Maybe most people were fundamentally contradictory. The real people at any rate. Quote Right
Quote Left I believe in nothing, everything is sacred. I believe in everything, nothing is sacred. Quote Right
Quote Left Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. Quote Right
Quote Left Its never too late to have a happy childhood. Quote Right