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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Words and Sticks and Stones

"We are here to help the Vietnamese, because inside every gook there is an American trying to get out."
Colonel to a private, from Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket

Charlie Chaplin: [America's] a good country underneath, Doug.
Douglas Fairbanks: No, it's a good country on top. Underneath, that's what starts showing when we're scared.
From Richard Attenborough's Chaplin

I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.
All three comments attributed to Albert Einstein

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