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March 27, 2017

Lessons From Fahrenheit 451 for the Modern Day

“Cram them full of non-combustible data, chock them so damned full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change. Don’t give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.”| The Art of Manliness

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 27, 2017 8:35 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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