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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The idea that addiction is somehow a psychological illness is, I think, totally ridiculous. It's as psychological as malaria. It's a matter of exposure. People, generally speaking, will take any intoxicant or any drug that gives them a pleasant effect if it is available to them.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A cat's rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame, all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks, eyes blazing and sputtering.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To his secretary after a visit from Kurt Cobain, "There's something wrong with that boy. He frowns for no reason."”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I think there are innumerable gods. What we on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating through human consciousness control events.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Smash the control images. Smash the control machine.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Hustlers of the world, there is one Mark you cannot beat: the Mark Inside.”

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