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Sunday, November 12, 2017

'Grab the nearest book'

"He walked to the next patch, this one on the ground, and found the same thing -- an area full of fungi, but only this one small patch glowing."

(The Genius Plague, David Walton).

From Bob Stierle in Robert Anton Wilson Fans on Facebook.


Rarebit Fiend said...


"There is not only Discord, for on earth she is twofold: One of them nobody would find fault with on closer acquaintance; One you would deprecate, for they have totally different natures." - Hesiod, Works and Days (Daryl Hine translation)

Adam Gorightly said...

"From the New England Transcendentalists on, American alternative thinkers have found Asian philosophy and religion a potent source of inspiration." - UFO Phenomenon:Fact, Fantasy and Disinformation, John Michael Greer

Joshua Hallenbeck said...

You can argue all you want that Aliester Crowley was a flawed and perfectly nasty individual,that he was despised and a dangerous person to know.

Understanding Aliester Crowley’s Thoth Tarot
By Lon Milo DuQuette

Scott said...

"So that we have no reason to fear lest a habit of conscientious inquiry should paralyse the actions of our daily life"

Gateway To The Great Books Vol. 10
The Ethics of Belief
William Kingdon Clifford

Scott in Wisconsin

Lukas said...

First book I grabbed was Nabokov's Invitation to a Beheading. Page 23 does not have 5 sentences.

dylan said...

However, be aware that is our post-9/11 world, you'll probably need to bring proof of citizenship, and a government ID to log the training.

Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots
Real World Training

- Jeff Van West and Kevin Lane-Cummings

Banake said...

"Finalmente, percebi que existia uma grande possibilidade de aquele homem ser retardado." - Ambrose Bierce, A Casa das Máquinas, Sombras de Carcosa

Sorry that it was in portuguese. =/

michael said...

"I am none of these things, but I would like to know how to control others at a glance (especially my Latin teacher)."
p.23, sentence 5 from _Word Virus: The William S. Burroughs Reader_, ed. by Grauerholz & Silverberg.

gacord said...

"You have been warned."
"The Irish DADGAD Guitar Book" by Sarah McQuaid

Hermetic said...

As an additional firewall, a new key pair should be used for each transaction to keep them from being linked to a common owner.

Branka Tesla said...

"The courtroom reverberated with 144 booming echos of 'Not Guilty'; it took about half hour for the polling verdicts to be emitted, but the sound waves still splash in the consciousness of those who attended."
(Page 23, sentence 5, from: The Green, Yellow and Purple Years in the Life of a Radical Lawyer by Tony Serra)