About Casper McFadden

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  • Casper shared from Cock and Bull: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Republic by Woody Allen, W.L. Stoddart
    it is still hard for me to believe Sandor Needleman is dead. I was present at the cremation and, at his son’s request, brought the marshmallows,
  • Casper shared from Cock and Bull: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Republic by Woody Allen, W.L. Stoddart
    “Concern mounts in Washington about any number of things. Life on earth continues, but doubts arise about its purpose or justification.”)
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists, as you can see from the barons' wars."
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    his root horror had been isolation, and there are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. It may be conceded to the mathematicians that four is twice two. But two is not twice one; two is two thousand times one. That is why, in spite of a hundred disadvantages, the world will always return to monogamy.
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    "he has a fancy for always sitting in a pitch-dark room.
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