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The crest of one city family reads: “A Man-With-A-Question
Is Already Two Steps Ahead Of One Carrying A Cement Block.”
The brain is the only organ that can grow its own food.
Ordinary people make ordinary guests — same as with
One way to consider the initial efforts needed to think non
partisanly would be to picture the riding of a chain-saw, see-
At the end of a pretty ordinary tv program he’d just
watched, a man mused: “You know you’re in trouble when the roll
of the credits is more exciting than the show itself.” He then
looked around behind him at the diplomas on his wall and
shuddered to think that the same might apply to one’s own
intellectual efforts. — Shudder, shudder —
To be routinely civilized is to make life more complicated
than it is. There is nothing amiss here — for with the ordinary
this is how it is supposed to be.
Two thinkers talking — first one says: “What’s worse than
knowing someone middle aged?”, and the second one replied: “Also
knowing them when they were young and, perhaps, still alive.”
Anachronisms seem so often funny because they are so often
A part of life’s own internal “self-health-operations” is
that when a practicing thinker decides to finally “give up”, he
doesn’t realize it — but believes it to be something else.
The speaker told the crowd: “Those who believe in
reincarnation are the same sort who support such notions as:
‘Nothing unworthy is forever lost.’, and, ‘Everything bad
eventually returns.'” …(Those in attendance appeared somehow
nonplussed — but hell, they got in free!)
Anachronisms sometimes seem humorous primarily because
they’re sometimes right in the midst of us.
Ever since man first learned to talk, the dumb have smelled
According to secret documents just uncovered, one of the
underlying purposes of social institutions is so that men will
always have the facility to remember the bad times.
Beyond all words — men are engaged in a continual, silent,
physical dance. It is known as, “civilization”.
The duty one owes the herd is the same duty one owes the
source of one’s present salaried income.
The state told the people: “I am your invention! — your
servant — and I am only here to help you.”, and then went off in
private and laughed.
Besides “Your Ideal Weight Chart,” there is also one
regarding your thinking — it is known as, “The Collective’s
Herds and institutions like to act as though they have a
“heart” — an individual “soul” — just the same as individuals
Oh well: Without speech, man has no sorrow — without words
he has no glory.
Man’s institutions can be no larger than his mind.
Whenever the collective reflects on itself, it feels itself
to be, somehow — mystical.
The dumb generally have no morale problem.
A young man, midway between childhood and adulthood, said:
“I no longer believe in the collective — and yet it still
At the real intellectual level, it is not the collective’s
responsibility to educate the individual — that is something
each person must somehow do for himself………..some how.
A man asks: “From an ordinary view — put in everyday
parlance — could it be said that: ‘Being heartless helps’!?”
If technology itself “had any intelligence”, on a hot day,
after you’d put in your money and paid for the soda, the vending
machine would drink your drink! And on weekends, the condom
dispenser would keep your purchase and it would go off on a
spree. …(After thinking about the above for two to three
minutes, a man said: “Well hell! — if I had any sense that’s
just what I’d do myself!”)
Civilization: A condition wherein discussions regarding
problems can be held, sufficient in number and consistency, to
dilute the memory of the problem.
Note: This definition is also operable, apropos: “An
Individual Man’s Ordinary Thinking.”
One of the first things the young man was taught at the City
Intellectual School was: “When in doubt — quote-&-criticize! —
The herd will always feed itself — if necessary, at the
expense of individual cows. The collective will always feed
itself, when need-be, with the individual bearing the cost.
A man with a biographical “story to tell” has a fiction to
live and re-live more than he does anything to actually think
The crude like to get-down; everybody likes to get-down; the
crude only know how to get-down in one way.
Self-promotion and real thinking are inimical on strictly
moral grounds. Thus concludes tonight’s feature of: “Blatant
Your view, his bias, a thinker’s eye.
The collective mind of man was made to pull itself up by its
own bootstraps, and the few independent thinkers allowed around
here are permitted to try and come-up-with their own
“I say, Old Man, I’m not at all sure that I ‘get’ that one.”ù
“Well, look at it like this: ‘Never judge another man until you
have shot him at least five times while he was wearing your
shoes.” “Why — I SAY, Old Man.”
In his remarks the economist said: “The world of man is
divided into two groups — the rich and the poor.” And in his
speech the sociologist remarked: “Man is cast into two classes
— the fortunate and the unfortunate.” And a man in the audience
thought to himself: “Are they referring to the living and the
One way to keep from thinking is to busy yourself for sixty
years with hormonal affairs. …”But, say there, Mister News
Reporter, that sounds just like the normal thing to do!?”
Insider’s PSA: The news plays no favorites! …Oh, sure it
does…but it’ll tell you it doesn’t.
…..Now the feature: “Believe It — Or Sit-Back-Down”: The
fashions and conditions of city existence are such that: A man
with a “good haircut” will hear the news — differently.
Some Business News Via Definition: Collective Intelligence:
The merchants of the world.
Being part of a herd saves an individual from having to face
many a thing. …(Keeps him from learning many a one, also.)
At the City War College the young men were told: “When in
doubt — sing a patriotic song.”
You could say that there seems to be two kinds of
celebrations: That of the civilized, which celebrates further
restrictions and expansion, and that of thinkers — about which
little is known.
Gazing out over the mountains, valleys and seashores, a man
said: “My spirits seeks a home.”, while next to him his brother
thought: “My mind looks for a good place to eat.”
Fiction attempts to compensate for a lot — just like a
man’s everyday life does.
In his own personal life one man began to refer to certain
important matters as, “interesting” rather than, “serious” —
since that was what it actually came down to.
In a direct, demonstrable conflict between the collective
and an individual, be in no doubt that it is the individual who
must ordinarily give way.
If, as someone in the city has noted, “Human happiness
depends on the full exercise of all of one’s faculties.”, — why
is so little attention given to the mind!?
A thoughtful cow told its young calf: “Live in such a way
that if your name is ever mentioned around the core of the herd,
everyone will say: ‘Who?!'”
Advice: Sure way to kill — or at least, insult — a real
Reporter’s Addendum: Don’t bother to tell me that you
“don’t understand” this one because if you don’t — you’re not a
real thinker anyway…….thus — who cares!?
If you have to look at it to see it look at it.
A thinker reflected: “There is no doubt about the material,
technical and physical progress of mankind, but can the same be
so assuredly said regarding his individual, intellectual
A viewer writes: “I got to level wid cha — I personally
find it most difficult to be both sane and stable, and be also
Amongst the collective, the question of: “What is
patriotism?” comes down to this: Patriotism is the love of a
crowd above that of an individual. With a few it even amounts to
a belief in the superiority of the crowd’s intelligence.
Our Quote Of The Day comes from a man who was originally in
show business, and then went into criminal activities, and has
this to say: “Life is a set-up.”
Hormones will naturally cause a man to get-down — but what
will make him, want-to-think!?
One man comments: “It doesn’t seem to matter much whether
animals stare a lot or not — too bad the same can be said for
A thinker’s “Paradise” is: Personal, private, and above all
…..Suburban Query: Who but the crude are to believe that
they’ll definitely be “happier” once dead!?
A man suddenly thought: “I’ve forgotten more than I’ll ever
The collective, as a body, disapproves of drugs because they
tend to make individuals act up in ways that are just too …….
well, too individualistic.
Another way by which one might determine that one is
potentially a real thinker is that “moral instructions” are the
kind one is least in need of.
A man interested in matters pertaining to adhesives says:
“Anything that can be stuck together can be UN-stuck.” (He did
not go on to say if this could relate to thinking as well.)
A real thinker’s thoughts are like from his own private
kitchen — all based on a personal recipe.
Alternate Version Via Definition: A Real Thinker: The
bar-tending world’s original “mixed-drink” specialist.
One parent told their hormonal child: “We all have needs —
but that’s no necessary proof you must speak of them.”
The crude seem quite pleased and proud of their assumed
“superiority” over dumb animals.
Collective Civilization: For a thinker — life lived
second-handedly. …(Kinda like being told that Mozart used a
rhythm machine, or that James Brown had a stand-in.)
A man so informed his son: “When speaking and thinking of
the dumb — I mean, the ordinary — I see no reason to use
additional insults while doing so.”
A real thinker is like happy-fleas to the dog of his
Fads: Balsa wood progress.
Fashions: Remodeling in silk.
A real thinker: Unlike ordinary passengers, constantly
getting on and off their buses and trains, will — on his
airplane — ride it til the end.
A man, “haunted by memories”, is haunted by life.
Thought that is not somehow original to the thinker is not
real “thinker’s thought.”
Only one thing will kill a thinker besides death — misplaced
Anyone who doesn’t understand that civilization — with all
of its many aspects — is a totally contrived mirage, will,
perforce, forever a captive thereof be.
One man said to that part of his brain with which he
directly communicated: “Say look — once you truly understand
something, you ought to quit talking about it! — at least — to
When it came to his own thinking, one thinker thought: “I
bet that I enjoy it more than anyone else!”
Thinking — as practiced by the ordinary — is a “team
sport!” Not so — as you might guess — with a real individual.
What if the real life and joy of a thinker is not in being
able to simply, “think-without-prejudice”, but in the infinite
struggle to DO SO!?
* Good day, and — Hip, hip hooray. *