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I spent the afternoon reading a chapter in Joseph Heller’s “Catch 22” about an officer who starts signing his papers “Washington Irving” and “John Milton”. He does this to make his paperwork disappear, as no one sends him copies of already sent documents to re-sign after others have countersigned them. 351 more words
There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to.
—Joseph Heller, Catch 22, 1961
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” It was miraculous. It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth, impotence into abstinence, arrogance into humility, plunder into philanthropy, thievery into honour, blasphemy into wisdom, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice.