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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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Hitler’s most hated artist.

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The world isn’t worth selling your soul for.

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“Babylon system is the vampire”

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Mistakes, waste, the meandering of intricate systems!

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Shantih, Shantih, Shantih.

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Evolution is a “broken and fragmentary form of ruin.”

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Passion, pain, uncertainty and struggle, but the music stays groovy.

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Takin’ ev’ry wrong direction on his lonely way back home.

mannmann

“The will that aims toward its freedom plunges into the void.”

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Arranging and rearranging was his witchcraft.

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He puts Hermes back in charge of hermeneutics.

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He builds churches of disaster, museums of accidents.

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Science is a humanist’s playground.

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“A fool! A fool! Who’ll barter my reason for his folly?”

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Rorty patiently dismantles western philosophy.

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Existential fidgeting as wallpaper.

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He doesn’t do anything just because he can.

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He was mindful of how horrible we can make one another.

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The ghost in Cash’s machine was Sturm und Drang Romanticism.

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No disparity between what’s funny and what hurts.

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His smiles, tears, and wall-punching are the best.

scheerbart

“I became a humorist out of rage, not kindness.”

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Everything was a reagent for her compositions.

aliali

All of religion is crazy — not just the crazy parts.