Lives’ Lies

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“Imagine someone sitting alone in a room without television, radio, computer or phone and with the door closed and the blinds down. This person must be a dangerous lunatic or a prisoner sentenced to solitary confinement. If a free agent, then a panty-sniffing loser shunned by society, or a psycho planning to return to college with an automatic weapon and a backpack full of ammo.”

Michael Foley,     The Age Of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes It Hard To Be Happy  

“Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.”

Albert Camus,     The Stranger 

“In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.”

Arthur Schopenhauer,   The Art of Controversy 

“Outside I can see all the houses … Curtains shut tight against the night, asleep beneath the roof-tiles … And as I stand here I wonder, I wonder how many more times I’m gonna come here.”

Pulp,    My Legendary Girlfriend

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