Miscellaneous Pages

Various items that don't readily fit into any of the other categories.

"Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."
C.S.Lewis, God in the Dock
"Perfection. Excellence. What a passionate lover. But once having tasted the lips of excellence, once having given oneself to its perfection, how dreary and burdensome and filled with anomie are the remainder of one's waking hours trapped in the shackled lock-step of the merely ordinary, the barely acceptable, the just okay and not a stroke better."
Harlan Ellison
Epistemology is why philosophers drink so heavily.
- Joseph 'Gunnar' LeMat
Headcrash, Bruce Bethke
Only stories are logical. To make people believe in them. Only the real is allowed to be ridiculous.
Oblivion, Dave Stone