Dystopian Author Quotes

February 29, 2020
The mind is not a machine, it is an idea. And the Idea resists all attempts to control it.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#14

Bernard Beckett The mind is not a machine, it is an idea. And the Idea resists all attempts to control it.
February 29, 2020
Are you saying a society wracked by plague is preferable to one wracked by indifference?

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#13

Bernard Beckett Are you saying a society wracked by plague is preferable to one wracked by indifference?
February 29, 2020
Unable to attribute misfortune to chance, unable to accept their ultimate insignificance within the greater scheme, the people looked for monsters in their midst.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#12

Bernard Beckett Unable to attribute misfortune to chance, unable to accept their ultimate insignificance within the greater scheme, the people looked for monsters in their midst.
February 29, 2020
Superstition is the need to view the world in terms of simple cause and effect.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#11

Bernard Beckett Superstition is the need to view the world in terms of simple cause and effect.
February 29, 2020
Science is a little bit more than a wonderful way of modelling and predicting; its a wonderful technical abstraction. I think science is a really wonderful technical abstraction.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#10

Bernard Beckett Science is a little bit more than a wonderful way of modelling and predicting; its a wonderful technical abstraction. I think science is a […]
February 29, 2020
Thought, like any parasite, cannot exist without a compliant host.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#9

Bernard Beckett Thought, like any parasite, cannot exist without a compliant host.
February 29, 2020
Consciousness is the feel of accessing memory.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#8

Bernard Beckett Consciousness is the feel of accessing memory.
February 29, 2020
Many scholars have complained of our tendency to see history only in conflicts, but I am not convinced they are right. It is in conflict that our values are exposed.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#7

Bernard Beckett Many scholars have complained of our tendency to see history only in conflicts, but I am not convinced they are right. It is in […]
February 29, 2020
Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism.

Bernard Beckett Dystopian Author Quotes#6

Bernard Beckett Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism.