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What Doesn't Kill Him

Makes Him Stranger

Palimpsests of a Secret Whistler
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On Friends:

"Seek those who find your road agreeable, your personality and mind stimulating, your philosophy acceptable, and your experience helpful. Let those who do not, seek their own kind."
- Henri Fabre

On Life:

"My story is not a pleasant one; it is neither sweet nor harmonious, as invented stories are; it has the taste of nonsense and chaos, of madness and dreams -- like the lives of all men who stop deceiving themselves." -- Demian, Hermann Hesse

On Abnegation:

"Down with a world in which the guarantee that we will not die of starvation has been purchased with the guarantee that we will die of boredom." - Raoul Vaneigem

On Everything Else:

I've found, surprisingly, that the less said about Everything Else, the better.

ancient psychiatrists, apocryphal personal histories, art found in dumpsters, august angst, autodidactivism, awkward periods of silence, baudelaire's savoire faire, becoming a flaneur, being a pauper, being in mental hospitals, benzodiazepine dreams, big bad voodoo buddhism, books i made up, brion gysin's dreamachine, dead french writers, depictions of ganymede, dsm 300.21 & 296.54, earnest dodge, eating ethiopian food, eelnce, electro-convulsive therapy, erstwhile trysts self-destructing, evading boredom thru self-obsession, finding old belongings, fucking up my finances, gallimaufries of tatterdemalions, getting mail from strangers, gods created by poems, henry miller's writing, hiding behind a front, horrifying embarassment, humdrum prophets of picayunery, joy of instant gratification, luke-warm coffee, maintaining secrets without reason, mocking vanity and bravado, monsieur marcel duchamp, mostly empty rooms, non-duplicated interests, oh dada, plotting my nefarious revenge!, qi manipulation, rampant use of pharmaceuticals, rapid brain change, reliving made-up autohagiographies, simpatico souls, sudden hail storms, suddenly remembering my past, the invisible radio creature, the wily barefoot doctor, tricks of rrose selavy, tullycraft and the like, vivez sans temps mort, watching cartoons while high, willynilly self-reference