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As we zoomed along on the Chaos Express, I was sometimes tempted toward godliness the way the godly are tempted toward sin. But my love of divine reason left me no way to opt for the irrational.
They could pray, they had the illusion that a divine plan governed this best of all possible worlds, while I was left in bleak, stormy limbo, dismally aware that the universe makes no sense and that the only universal truth there is is that Entropy Eventually Wins.
So it is with all the great leaders: the commodity they have to sell is personality. Mere ideas can be left to lesser men.
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The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
January 15, 1935
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