Karl Marx, a visionary, figured out that you can control a slave much better by convincing him he is an employee.
I would rather cry in a BMW than smile on a bicycle.
We could have had a better future if we’d done the right things when there was still enough time to matter, but we didn’t. That being the case, what kind of future can we expect to get?
There is a standard term in historical studies for that kind of future. That term is “dark age.”
-John Michael Greer, 2016
‘Heaven and earth are ruthless, and treat the myriad creatures as straw dogs.’ If humans disturb the balance of the Earth they will be trampled on and tossed aside. Critics of Gaia theory say they reject it because it is unscientific. The truth is that they fear and hate it because it means that humans can never be other than straw dogs.
Or maybe he's just a fucking idiot. Historically, that's been the case.
The future to me is utterly unattractive.
-Churchill to his Mother (circa 1896)
It was an idea. I don't know. Who knows where they fucking come from. Isaac Newton invented gravity cause some asshole hit him in the head with an apple.
The problem I see with throwing your shoes at people is you only get two shots.