"Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail and never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some, are given a chance to climb. They refuse, they cling to the realm or the gods or love. Illusions. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all there is."
"Cry havoc said he who fought chaos with chaos and let slip the dogs of war"
Congressman Francis Underwood - with apologies to William Shakespeare
Today in Slippery Slope News
“He does still surprise me and he makes me hungry to work with him and see what he does and comes up with. [The Master] was something that I came up with because I wanted to spend more time with him. We’d worked together a lot, five times. But it was never enough. It was a supporting part or something like that. It never felt like we’d gotten super dirty enough together" - Paul Thomas Anderson
The Master is one of the best films I have seen in the recent past.
(Source: dicapriho, via technohell)
"The girl sat on a wicker sofa, an automatic pistol beside her on the leaf-patterned print of the cushion. `Turing,’ she said. `You are under arrest.’"
- William Gibson: Neuromancer
"And while the phrase is enough to set ones teeth on edge there are moments when her virtue demands admiration"