Saturday, November 19, 2011

Variations on The Odyssey...


The Lotus Eaters

These men smoke their own words. They eat their own thoughts. They hire people to tell them that everything they want to do is necessary and right and they can prove it through accounting and demographics and philosophy. As Lao Tze or Chuang Tzu said, “In this way, by rules and ethical principles, the greatest crimes are shown to be necessary and in fact a benefit to all people.”

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