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(Claude and Marcel LeFever were speaking French. This simultaneous English translation is being beamed to the reader via literary satellite.)

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The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent not of passion.

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paradox will

“Don’t ever bet against paradox, ladies. If complexity doesn’t beat you, then paradox will.”

Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

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make it personal

“That’s your problem” said the Chink. “Actually, I’m not much more concerned with tribal situations than I am with mass populations. Most groups are herds and all herds are a mess. 110 more words

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like custard

Anarchy is like custard cooking over a flame; it has to be constantly stirred or it sticks and gets heavy, like government.”

Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

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ridiculed, outwitted and avoided

I’ve lived most of my entire adult life outside the law, and never have I compromised with authority. But neither have I gone out and picked fights with authority. 107 more words

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We all have the same enemy

When she spoke, it was as if someone had filed the burrs off her consonants and fluffed out her vowels. She spoke simply, but with intensity. 109 more words

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