The Information Cache of the Stevens Point Area Retired Teachers' Association
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Missing Kurt Vonnegut
From the website Hullabaloo:
good time to remind ourselves why he was…well…Kurt Vonnegut:
“Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot
in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. At the
outside, babies, you’ve got about a hundred years here. There’s only one rule
that I know of, babies---‘God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.’ ”
“Dear future generations: Please accept our
apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum.”
“I was once asked if I had any ideas for a really scary reality TV show.
I have one reality show that would really make your hair stand on end: ‘C-students
"There is no reason why good cannot
triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization.
If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the
lines of the Mafia."
“It’s perfectly ordinary to be a socialist.
It’s perfectly normal to be in favor of fire departments.”
I urge you to please notice when you are
happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t
know what is.”
“Those who believe in telekinetics, raise