High-Level Thoughts

A wonderful mix of literary and science fiction, I enjoyed this much more than Slaughterhouse 5.

Summary Notes

““If you find your life tangled up with somebody else’s life for no very logical reasons,” writes Bokonon, “that person may be a member of your karass.”

“She was a fool, and so am I, and so is anyone who thinks he sees what God is Doing, [writes Bokonon].”

“She hated people who thought too much. At that moment, she struck me as an appropriate representative for almost all mankind.”

“Sometimes I think that’s the trouble with the world: too many people in high places who are stone-cold dead.”

“Truth was the enemy of the people, because the truth was so terrible, so Bokonon made it his business to provide the people with better and better lies.”

“When a man becomes a writer, I think he takes on a sacred obligation to produce beauty and enlightenment and comfort at top speed.”

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