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My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
Slavery is no scholar, no improver; it does not love the whistle of the railroad; it does not love the newspaper, the mail-bag, a ...
Listening to Thelonious Monk play I Surrender, Dear, or listening to Cecil Taylor play one of his own compositions, we are concern ...
I put on
the body-armor of black rubber
the absurd flippers
the grave and awkward mask.
Laughing at someone else is an excellent way of learning how to laugh at oneself; and questioning what seem to be the absurd belie ...
... I want to live and be happy. I believe that we cannot be one or the other by pushing the absurd to all its consequences. I am ...
Faith prefers the absurd to the plausible.
The absolute has moved into the fortress of the absurd.
It is not enough for us to prostrate ourselves under the tree which is Creation, and to contemplate its tremendous branches filled ...
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion.... Dogs do not ritually urinate ...
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