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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Kurt Vonnegut will be missed

"Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. And like so many addicts about to face cold turkey, our leaders are now committing violent crimes to get what little is left of what we're hooked on." (Kurt Vonnegut, 2004)

As the recipient of a BA in English (summa cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Boston), my humble opinion is that Vonnegut was the greatest writer to not receive the Nobel Prize in literature.

Visit: "Cold Turkey," Kurt Vonnegut, In These Times, 2004
Visit: Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips
Thanks to Jason Henderson of San Francisco, who posted this to the SFBike listserve.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Perhaps posthumously? Have they ever done that? He would be deserving.