About tekniklr

code writing, game playing, bike riding, noun verbing cyborg and social gutterfly

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  • tekniklr shared from Consider Phlebas (A Culture Novel Book 1) by Iain M. Banks
    Horza recalled that the Culture’s attitude to somebody who believed in an omnipotent God was to pity them, and to take no more notice of the substance of their faith than one would take of the ramblings of somebody claiming to be Emperor of the Universe. The nature of the belief wasn’t totally irrelevant—along with the person’s background and upbringing, it might tell you something about what had gone wrong with them—but you didn’t take their views seriously.
    Note: Probably the most reasonable way of looking at religion I've ever seen.
  • tekniklr shared from Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
    Trout had a mental defect which I, too, used to suffer from. He couldn’t remember what different people in his life looked like—unless their bodies or faces were strikingly unusual.
    Note: How apropos!
  • tekniklr shared from Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
    The founders were aristocrats, and they wished to show off their useless education, which consisted of the study of hocus-pocus from ancient times. They were bum poets as well.
    Note: Yay liberal arts!
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