“It may be that we are puppets-puppets controlled by the strings of society. But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our awareness is the first step to our liberation.  – Stanley Milgram, 1974   Want to see more quotes I love? Come on in!

Maugham on the old vs young

“From the earliest times the old have rubbed it into the young that they are wiser than they, and before the young had discovered what nonsense this was they were old too, and it profited them to carry on the imposture.” — Somerset Maugham, Cakes and Ale, 1930 Want to see more quotes I love? Come […]

Kierkagaard on Genuises

“Geniuses are like a thunderstorm; they go against the wind, terrify people, clear the air. The established order has invented various lightning rods, And it succeeded. Yes, it certainly succeeded; it succeeded in making the next thunderstorm all the more serious.” Want to see more quotes I love? Come on in!

Norman Mailer on Marijuana’s existential conditioning

http://cdn.mhpbooks.com/uploads/2012/03/Norman-Mailer.png“One’s condition on marijuana is always existential. One can feel the importance of each moment and how it is changing one. One feels one’s being, one becomes aware of the enormous apparatus of nothingness  the hum of a hi- set, the emptiness of a pointless interruption, one becomes aware of the war between each of us, how the […]