Archive for 2009

Quote: Popper

Monday, December 14th, 2009

(Nobody will say that an orangeis an instrument, or a means to an end; but we often look upon oranges as means to ends, for example, if we wish to eat them, or, perhaps, to make our living by selling them.)

– The Open Society And It’s Enemies

Quote: Karl Popper

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

If you know that things are bound to happen whatever you do, then you may feel free to give up the fight against them. You may, more especially, give up the attempt to control those things which most people agree to be social evils, such as war; or to mention a smaller but nevertheless important thing, the tyranny of the petty official.

PopperThe Open Society and Its Enemies

Paraquotes: Vonnegut

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

There is a tragic flaw with our precious “democracy”, and this is it:

Only lunatics want to be politicians”

Ken Nordine is Getting Better

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009