Computers are the biggest fantasy dreamland ever imagined, housing
extraordinary virtual constructs with only tenuous links to physical
reality, while SM sex is something I really do, in real life, with
people who are physically present.
- Paul Crowley firstname.lastname@example.org
Where are those who in times past have opposed the Group of Seventeen ?
- from Loyal to the Group of Seventeen's Story, chapter XI, The Citadel of The Autarch, by Gene Wolfe, 1983.
Caldera's system is developed in Linux, a programming language created
by Linus Torvalds in Helsinki in the early 1990s that can be
downloaded for free and which requires further developers to make
source codes based on it available.
- Reuters's mangled version of a Sun/Caldera press release (March 1996).
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive,
difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of
mind-boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.
- Gene Spafford (email@example.com), 1992.
When Hitler attacked the Jews I was not a Jew, therefore I was not
concerned. And when Hitler attacked the Catholics, I was not a
Catholic, and therefore, I was not concerned. And when Hitler
attacked the unions and the industrialists, I was not a member of the
unions and I was not concerned. Then Hitler attacked me and the
Protestant church - and there was nobody left to be concerned.
- Pastor Martin Niemöller, Congressional Record, 14, October 1968, page 31636.
Cypherpunks: Civil Liberty Through Complex Mathematics.
Those who live by the sword die by the arrow.
- Michael Handler firstname.lastname@example.org in his .signature.
[Oratory is] the art of making deep sounds from the stomach sound like
important messages from the brain.
- Winston Churchill.
Atheism: Anti-virus software for the mind.
- mathew (@mantis.co.uk).
It's not those Christians who've seen the light that bother me, but those
who've been blinded by it.
- Seen in a .signature.
[Hyperbaptists] seem to believe they are doing what [the Lord God
Almighty] would do if only He knew the facts of the case.
- from The List 13, Column 2, by Nurse Jones.
Work like you don't need the money,
Love like you've never been hurt,
Dance like nobody's watching.
- ALeX www.kells.net
You couldn't get a clue during the clue mating season in a field full of horny
clues if you smeared your body with clue musk and did the clue mating dance.
- Edward Flaherty.
One of the richest men in the world made his billions selling a toy "operating
system" that is more accurately described as a glorified bootstrap loader.
- Phil Karn KA9Q.
Kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray.
- R. Heinlein. (I am lucky enough not to have personal experience of this.)
[Some people have a problem telling] the difference between an
inconsiderate oaf and a Master. It's easy to assume that an oaf is
treating you erotically with disdain when in fact he's just being an
- Joy Hilbert email@example.com.
I will not refer to the ideologicaly challenged as 'braindead.'
- Jim Harkins firstname.lastname@example.org.
The War on Drugs is just part of the War on the US Constitution.
- Vincent Fox email@example.com.
[the US National Security Agency - iwj]
is now funding research not only in cryptography, but in all
areas of advanced mathematics. If you'd like a circular describing these
new research opportunities, just pick up your phone, call your mother,
and ask for one.
- from the .signature of Phil Schwan firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do your bit to destroy the American economy by overwhelming their legal
system - buy an Intel chip to run your Lotus software TODAY.
- Roger Binns email@example.com (Brunel University).
Claiming that sex education leads to irresponsible sex is like
claiming that driver education leads to car accidents.
- Laurie Mann firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the
powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be Neutral.
- Quote by Freire. Poster by OXFAM. Signature by email@example.com.
Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.
- Adrian firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drag me, drop me, make me feel like an object.
- .signature by Jim Reynolds email@example.com.
"I like fucking with people's minds more than fucking with their bodies."
"In this group, that's usually because they're in better shape."
- .signature by Anita Kilgour firstname.lastname@example.org in alt.sex.bondage.
What I want to see is "Intel Inside" toilet seat covers.
- Tim Smith email@example.com.
She was infatuated with their male prostitutes, whose members were
like those of donkeys and whose seed came in floods like that of
- Ezekiel 23:20 (quoted in the .sig of Budda Buck firstname.lastname@example.org).
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