Dystopian Author Quotes

April 30, 2020
I feel that I am entitled to trample all other considerations into the dirt in my pursuit of a satisfying pun.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#14

Neal Stephenson I feel that I am entitled to trample all other considerations into the dirt in my pursuit of a satisfying pun.
April 30, 2020
And it happened all the time that the compromise between two perfectly rational alternatives was something that made no sense at all.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#13

Neal Stephenson And it happened all the time that the compromise between two perfectly rational alternatives was something that made no sense at all.
April 30, 2020
The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are stupid or intelligent.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#12

Neal Stephenson The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are […]
April 30, 2020
It is what you don't expect... that most needs looking for.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#11

Neal Stephenson It is what you don’t expect… that most needs looking for.
April 30, 2020
Any property that's open to common use gets destroyed. Because everyone has incentive to use it to the max, but no one has incentive to maintain it.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#10

Neal Stephenson Any property that’s open to common use gets destroyed. Because everyone has incentive to use it to the max, but no one has incentive […]
April 30, 2020
The difference between stupid and intelligent people - and this is true whether or not they are well-educated - is that intelligent people can handle subtlety.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#9

Neal Stephenson The difference between stupid and intelligent people – and this is true whether or not they are well-educated – is that intelligent people can […]
April 30, 2020
You should not believe a thing only because you like to believe it. We call that 'Diax's Rake.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#8

Neal Stephenson You should not believe a thing only because you like to believe it. We call that ‘Diax’s Rake.
April 30, 2020
Well, all information looks like noise until you break the code.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#7

Neal Stephenson Well, all information looks like noise until you break the code.
April 30, 2020
See, the world is full of things more powerful than us. But if you know how to catch a ride, you can go places.

Neal Stephenson Dystopian Author Quotes#6

Neal Stephenson See, the world is full of things more powerful than us. But if you know how to catch a ride, you can go places.