Thursday, April 12, 2007

So it goes

Sad news of the death of Kurt Vonnegut, that most humanist, humorous and bleak of writers.

His suggested last words for mankind, to be carved into a wall of the Grand Canyon for the benefit of later visitors, still seem as relevant as ever they were:
"We probably could have saved ourselves, but we were too damned lazy to try very hard... and too damn cheap."



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