Tuesday, November 21, 2006

There is no hatred like self-hatred

Charles discovers - and one suspects approves of - wooly-headed philosphy
“In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering in innumerable solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. That was the haughtiest and most mendacious minute of ‘world history’—yet only a minute. After nature had drawn a few breaths the star grew cold, and the clever animals had to die.”
The animals need only apply the knowledge and their species can outlive their sun.
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