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And this is exactly why Vonnegut's relevance, importance, and genius will persist.

Posted by Jeff | April 17, 2007 1:27 PM

I found this post very touching. Thank you.

Posted by jackie treehorn | April 17, 2007 1:47 PM

almost enough to make you cry.

Posted by konstantConsumer | April 17, 2007 1:48 PM

sad and beautiful. thanks for sharing.

Posted by JudithBjini | April 17, 2007 2:01 PM

I was listening to Becks new album
'The Information' while reading this. Awesome passage. Awesome album.
I think I'll put in the movie as a background to the music. Its better than watching the news right now. Much more cheerful. Much more potent. Hopefully that fear will disappear the same will disappear the same.

Posted by summertime | April 17, 2007 2:17 PM

Only a majority? Should be a super majority.

Posted by Will in Seattle | April 17, 2007 2:53 PM

ah...i think i've read that passage a thousand times...i could read it a thousand more. i'll start now...

Posted by adrian! | April 17, 2007 3:00 PM

reminds me of that red dwarf episode "backwards"

Posted by Vooodooo84 | April 17, 2007 9:44 PM

A very cool book called Time's Arrow did the totally same thing - for the whole book!
It also did the WWII thing, so for an instant I thought that it was the source of the quote.

Posted by DCY North Seattle | April 17, 2007 10:53 PM

Does Halliburton start writing checks to the US Citizenry for billions of dollars?

Posted by Bargeld Zurueck | April 18, 2007 5:57 AM

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