Kurt Vonnegut has the first and last words

 Kurt Vonnegut, by Writer's Mugs

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.”

The late Kurt Vonnegut quoted by ellagood @ Gawker.

Kurt is in Heaven now…

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4 thoughts on “Kurt Vonnegut has the first and last words

  1. Pingback: Whether you're a believer, agnostic or athiest, how can you argue against this? « Frontier Former Editor

  2. The most useful literary experience in my last three semesters in a rural high school was heading to the library and reading Slaghterhouse Five and Cat’s Cradle – for th eamazement that the library even had those titles in the stacks and for the cast it put in my eye toward society.

  3. I think I’ll be getting Slaughterhouse or his nonfiction essays for reading this weekend. Hard to believe I never read him before, occasional articles aside.

  4. Stolen off Doonesbury today:

    “If flying-saucer creatures or angels or whatever were to come here in a hundred years, say, and find us gone like the dinosaurs, what might be a good message for humanity to leave for them, maybe carved in great big letters on a Grand Canyon wall?
    Here is this old poop’s suggestion: WE PROBABLY COULD HAVE SAVED OURSELVES, BUT WERE TOO DAMNED LAZY TO TRY VERY HARD…”

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