RIP Kurt

“I have wanted to give Iraq a lesson in democracy—because we’re experienced with it, you know. And, in democracy, after a hundred years, you have to let your slaves go. And, after a hundred and fifty years, you have to let your women vote. And, at the beginning of democracy, is that quite a bit of genocide and ethnic cleansing is quite okay. And that’s what’s going on now.”

— Kurt Vonnegut

One thought on “RIP Kurt”

  1. I hadn’t read this quote before. It made me snort, then I remembered that the author was dead, and it made me sad. We need more authors like Kurt.

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