There is nothing quite so sublime as your first fresh kill. You look down at the lifeless beast and chills of exaltation course through your body.
Oh to be an innocent little girl again, frolicking among nature’s bounty!
“If film aspires to be part of culture, it should do the things great literature, music and art do: elevate the spirit, help us understand ourselves and the world around us and give people the feeling they are not alone.”
(Krzysztof Kieslowski, Polish film director of The Decalogue)
When police shoot innocent civilians, mass media often selects images of victims that suggest they’re not truly innocent after all. A brilliant response has arisen on Twitter. Using the the hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, users speculate how they’ll be shown if they’re ever shot down.
Do you really need a $40,000 85-inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV?
Damn right you do. Way more than, say, your second daughter. Happy comments on Amazon say it all.
“Today, the United States is No. 1 in billionaires, No. 1 in corporate profits, No. 1 in CEO salaries, No. 1 in childhood poverty and No. 1 in income and wealth inequality in the industrialized world.”
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont
We never run out of ideas!
Obsessed with the quest for cash and material? Crave superiority? A visit to this site reminds you of where you stand compared to other humans on the globe.
The American Air Force offers some bitching ideas on how you can make your mark in the world!
Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority. The more uncivilized the man, the surer he is that he knows precisely what is right and what is wrong. All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them. The truly civilized man is always skeptical and tolerant, in this field as in all others. His culture is based on “I am not too sure.”
H.L. Mencken, writer, editor, and critic (12 Sep 1880-1956)
Kurt Vonnegut on Sea Pirates and the brave history of America from his Breakfast of Champions.