Archive for the ‘Quote’ Category

Wise Words:

December 8, 2006

Gluttony, Chico:18, 6006 YD

“And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.”

-Friedrich Nietzsche

On Existence

October 19, 2006

Envy, Harpo:41, 6006 YD

“The more unintelligent a man in, the less mysterious existence seems to him.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

On The Subject Of: Questioning

September 27, 2006

Lust, Harpo:19, 6006 YD

With the unknown, one is confronted with danger, discomfort and worry; the first instinct is to abolish these painful sensations. First principle: any explanation is better than none . . .

The search for causes is thus conditioned by and excited by the feeling of fear. The question “Why?” is not pursued for its own sake but to find a certain kind of answer – an answer that is pacifying, tranquilizing and soothing.

-Nietzsche, Twilight of the Gods

Zamiatin Says:

September 7, 2006

“True literature can only exist when it is created, not by diligent and reliable officials, but by madmen, hermits, heretics, dreamers, rebels and sceptics”.

The Internet and Consensus Reality

August 16, 2006

“The rise of the Net and the Web represents a victory for the counterculture and the subculture. The next generation, raised on the Net as their primary medium, won’t even know what consensus reality is.”

-R. U. Sirius

The Only Animal?

August 2, 2005

“Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be.”

-William Hazlitt

That is almost, but not entirely, true. Platipussies are struck with the difference too, but most people pay little heed to this fantastic and wonderful marsupial. So, it’s up to us, and the Platipussies, to enjoy this weird and wonderful world Eris entertains us with on a daily basis.

Hail Eris!

George Clinton On ‘Doing Your Thing’

July 29, 2005

“When it came to the radio, they could tell us our new thing was too white for the black people. Then, the others would say it was too black for the white people. Truth is, it was too FREAKY for all of ’em.”