Every passing hour brings the Solar System forty-three thousand miles closer to Globular Cluster M13 in Hercules -- and still there are some misfits who insist that there is no such thing as progress."
- Sirens of Titan
See, there IS a purpose to life- we're just too sophistcated with supernatural anthropomorphism to pay attention to reality!
Took Vonnegut in High school. Loved his style and wanted to copy it somehow. Years passed and other idea's came and went. With his passing, it brought back the joy I had reading his stuff- better than Shakespeare-
"I think William Shakespeare was the wisest human being I ever heard of. To be perfectly frank, though, that's not saying much. We are impossibly conceited animals, and actually dumb as heck. Ask any teacher. You don't even have to ask a teacher. Ask anybody. Dogs and cats are smarter than we are."
- Hocus Pocus
Tell Cats and I something we don't already know!
What he may have thought about our planet-
Bergeron's epitaph for the planet, I remember, which he said should be carved in big letters in a wall of the Grand Canyon for the flying-saucer people to find, was this:
WE COULD HAVE SAVED IT
BUT WE WERE TOO DOGGONE CHEAP
Only he didn't say 'doggone.'"
- Hocus Pocus
Perhaps Justonemorething might find solace in his words-
Love is where you find it. I think it is foolish to go looking for it, and I think it can often be poisonous."
Love Catherine's god/bush quote- Think I'll use it on some rightwingnut sites, like Little green roadapples!
Ice Nine Publishing company- anyone know who used that as their publishing company logo?
I'll give you a hint- they were dead and they were grateful.
Cat's Cradle- Ice Nine was in Cats Cradle- what was the purpose of Ice Nine?