Monday, March 30, 2009

"Beat" Poet

Whenever I feel despondent, I've tried to get out of my funk by exercising or playing video games. Lately, however, one simple quote attributed to Lawrence Ferlinghetti has brought me quick happiness:

"Mankind is too stupid and greedy to save himself."

There's something in the statement's inevitability that brings an immediate lightness to the moment. More on Ferlinghetti after the jump:

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