Generation Y's Howard Beale (dk) wrote,
Generation Y's Howard Beale
dk

i read this today (first of a few random notes from my palm)

Civilization is only a pretense; in the crisis, we become mere apes again, forgetting the rational biped of our pretensions and becoming instead the hairy primate at the mouth of the cave, screeching at the enemy, wishing it would go away, fingering the heavy stone that we'll use the moment it comes close enough.

-orson scott card, xenocide
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