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does anyone really find something tragically noble about human folly?

are we more romantic to ourselves, during a grand thelma-and-louise finale over the olduvai cliff?

would we despise ourselves for wanting a simple, contented life, when a mad rush for a chimera of glory obviously has such a strong attraction?

are we so angry at the conditions imposed on us for survival, that we would rather crash'n'burn than power down?

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed May 23rd, 2007 at 05:45:02 PM EST
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I think the way our cultures glorify heroic burnout is unhealthy.

Bush is a symptom, not the disease.
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed May 23rd, 2007 at 05:47:32 PM EST
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i think it's our revenge at god...

creating us so contradictory, and ever hungry for fulfillment....we'll show ya!

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Thu May 24th, 2007 at 05:32:57 AM EST
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