dijous, 9 d’abril de 2015

The mind is the reality. You are what you think I'm treating you like a relative. I don't pay enough for the privilege.... If a man's got talent and guts to buck society, he's obviously above average. You want to hold on to him. You straighten him out and turn him into a plus value. Why throw him away? Do that enough and all you've got left are the sheepBe grateful that you only see the outward man. Be grateful that you never see the passions, the hatreds, the jealousies, the malice, the sicknesses... Be grateful you rarely see the frightening truth in people.A PROVA DA INTELIGÊNCIA É A RECUSA DE LUTAR CONTRA O ÓBVIO ...ALFRED BESTER 1953 Eight, sir; seven, sir; Six, sir; five, sir; Four, sir; Three, sir; Two, sir; one! Tenser, said the Tensor. Tenser, said the Tensor. Tension, apprehension, And dissension have begun First, the background, Mr. Reich: There are approximately one hundred thousand (100,000) 3rd Class Espers in the Esper Guild. An Esper 3 can peep the conscious level of a mind---can discover what a subject is thinking at the moment of thought. A 3rd is the lowest class of telepath. Most of Monarch's security positions are held by 3rds. We employ over five hundred..You don't understand. We're born in the Guild. We live with the Guild. We die in the Guild. We have the right to elect Guild officers, and that's all. The Guild runs our professional lives. It trains us, grades us, sets ethical standards, and sees that we stick to them. It protects us by protecting the layman, the same as medical associations. We have the equivalent of the Hippocratic Oath. It's called the Esper Pledge. God help any of us if we break it... as I judge you're suggesting I should

Listen, normals! You must learn what it is. 
You must learn how it is. 
You must tear the barriers down. 
You must tear the veils away. 
We see the truth you cannot see... 
That there is nothing in man but love and faith, courage and kindness, generosity and sacrifice. All else is only the barrier of your blindness.
 One day we'll all be mind to mind and heart to heart
Now don't warp your orbit, Mac

 You're delighted with yourself because you're a woman, aren't you? It's your substitute for living. ... 'It's enough to know that thousands of men could have me if I'd let them. That makes me real.'"

"'I'm beginning to hate her ... that goddamn girl.'"
"'Mr. Beck, I hate women too. For Christ's sake, why are they all trying to get me married?'"

"'Why waste all that dear violence? Punch me around a little

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