Blogging the Bookshelf

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William Golding, The Lord of the Flies.
I couldn’t possibly say that I had first hand experience of this phenomenon! 

November 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Philosophy, Quotes, Uncategorized

“Meetings. Don’t we love meetings? Every day. Twice a day. We talk.”

He got on one elbow.

“I bet if I blew the conch this minute, they’d come running. Then we’d be, you know, very solemn, and someone would say we ought to build a jet, or a submarine, or a TV set. When the meeting was over they’d work for five minutes, then wander off or go hunting.”

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