To prefer the strange to the familiar, the far to the near, is in an adolescent a pretentious and mildly endearing tic; in an adult, a disease.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
There would be less loose talk if the messenger were shot more often.
Humanity is forever in the grip of various mass hysterias, like little puddles of mimetic polyalloy, which occasionally gather themselves together, and then you have Terminator 2.
What is praise for the living but the wistful hope that someday, somehow, it will be requited?
Humanity will extinguish itself not by suicide, which is too dignified, but by accident, a household mishap like swallowing paint thinner, on a planetary scale.
Inequality is the one unforgivable heresy, and all the conventional pieties conspire to disguise its existence.
The only difference between utopia and dystopia is that utopia is nowhere and dystopia is everywhere.
Debunked, adj. Denied.
No one wants to live more than four or five stories up.
To argue with one’s political opponents is neither effective nor satisfying. It is more satisfying to insult and rage at them, and more effective to libel and report them.