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Old George Orwell got it backward. Big Brother isn’t watching. He’s singing and dancing. He’s pulling rabbits out of a hat. Big Brother’s busy holding your attention every moment you’re awake. He’s making sure you’re always distracted. He’s making sure you’re fully absorbed. He’s making sure your imagination withers. Until it’s as useful as your appendix. He’s making sure your attention is always filled. And this being fed, it’s worse than being watched. With the world always filling you, no one has to worry about what’s in your mind.

—Chuck Palahniuk - Lullaby (via killingbambi) (via suzywire) (via universology)

onlyrabbits + thecellardoor:

Oh Chuck, why you so right all the time?

onlyrabbits + thecellardoor:

Oh Chuck, why you so right all the time?

The first step - especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money - the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art.

—Chuck Palahniuk (via styleandsubstance) (via unicornology)

If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?

—Chuck Palahniuk