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"...people have an instinct to be useful, and can't handle the restless evereydayness of life unless they work hard. It is sheer idleness that deadens the soul and causes neurosis" (pg. 12.)

"What you call history avoids any valuable concern for people. The essence is the mythology that allows us to conquer the native populations - actually over a hundred small civilizations - and then to make sure that their destiny becomes one of humiliation, a day-by-day shame and defeat, and what's more, we can feel right about it, because they are drunken Indians." - pg. 37.

"What grand people! We minimize these people now so we don't have to feel bad about what we did to them. An English author who was otherwise quite daffy said that the only aristocracy is that of consciousness" (pg. 53.)

"The secret life can be based in the childhood mythology of cowboys and Indians, the...

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