Bits of wisdom from the curdled brain
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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-24-2010, 05:50 AM
"When I die, I want to go peacefully. Like my grandfather did. In his sleep.
Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car."
-Jack Handey, SNL
" 'We are lunatics from the hospital up the highway, psycho-ceramics, the
cracked pots of mankind. Would you like me to decipher a Rorschach
for you? No? You must hurry on? Ah, he's gone. Pity.' He turned to
McMurphy. 'Never before did I realize that mental illness could have the
aspect of power, POWER. Think of it: perhaps the more insane a man is,
the more powerful he could become.' "
-Ken Kesey, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
"Springfield Psychiatry- Because there may not be bugs all over you."
"Comfort, committment, marriage...what do all these things have in
common? The letter 'C'. Well, except for marriage. And if people get all
British when they get hit over the head, what do British people get? I
know! Comatose! Another 'C'..."
"If you take a frown and turn it upside-down, the person you are holding by
the ankles will probably pass out after a while."
"Sanity is relative. For some of us, it's just a distant cousin."
"What you see with your eyes is only the surface of reality; look deeper."
-Tanis, Star Trek:Voyager
molokov: "The man is utterly mad! You're playing a lunatic."
the russian: "That's the problem: he's a brilliant lunatic, and you can
never tell which way he'll jump, like his game is impossible to analyze.
You can't dissect him, predict him...which of course means he's not a
lunatic at all."
-Chess, the musical
(keep it under your hat)
TUGWELL'S BASIC ASSUMPTION: Reality is a hypothesis.
"We're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."
-Lewis Caroll, Alice in Wonderland
The truely mad know themselves sane and see the reality that its everyone else that has the problem
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be mowed down in the crossfire."
-The Nanotech Chronicles by Michael Flynn
Bye for now