A Confederacy of Dunces

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fleur-de-lis.

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I really have had little to do with them, for I mingle with my peers or no one, and since I have no peers, I mingle with no one. Upon

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She and I could live most pleasantly in some moldy shack in the slums in a state of ambitionless peace, realizing contentedly that we were unwanted, that striving was meaningless.

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You can always tell employees of the government by the total vacancy which occupies the space where most other people have faces.”

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“They would try to make me into a moron who liked television and new cars and frozen food. Don’t you understand? Psychiatry is worse than communism. I refuse to be brainwashed. I won’t be a robot!”

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“The only problem that those people have anyway is that they don’t like new cars and hair sprays. That’s why they are put away. They make the other members of the society fearful. Every asylum in this nation is filled with poor souls who simply cannot stand lanolin, cellophane, plastic, television, and subdivisions.”