Thursday, January 25, 2007

Today's Thought

Undergraduate consciousness rests in part on a set of careless assumptions about being immortal. The elitism and cruelty often found in college humor arises from this belief in one's own Exemption, not only from time and death, but somehow from the demands of life as well.

From Thomas Pynchon's elegant introduction to Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me by Richard Farina

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