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8 Apr
QOTD - Modern Man.

Date: Mon, 8 Apr 96 13:24:26 -0700
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: QOTD - Modern Man.

Forwarded-by: Keith Bostic <>
Forwarded-by: CSH Little <>

   More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One
   path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total
   extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. I
   speak, by the way, not with any sense of futility, but with a panicky
   conviction of the absolute meaninglessness of existence which could
   easily be misinterpreted as pessimism. It is not. It is merely a
   healthy concern for the predicament of modern Man. (Modern man is here
   defined as any person born after Nietzsche's edict that "God is dead,"
   but before the hit recording "I Wanna Hold Your Hand.")

Woody Allen's "My Speech To The Graduates", from his book _Side Effects_.

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