Victor’s ‘Minims’

 

 

 

What if my parents lied?                          (2016)             contemplate

 

 

                               Nature is God, tooth and claw               (2016)         contemplate

                         

 

║ >crucifixion ”                  (2016)     contemplate

 

 

         “Does a self-driving car have a self?”    (2016)     contemplate

 

 

 

“Spirituality is a placebo”   (1965)                    contemplate

 

 

 

“Concentrate, concentrate, concentrate.”       (1964)        contemplate

 

 

 

“Faith blindfolds.”                                          (1967)               

 

 

“Contact decides.”                                          (1984)             consider

 

 

 

 

“The perfect slave is free.”                             (1976)              contemplate           

 

 

 

 

 “Happiness signals that I’ve come on …”      (2013)      add

 

 

 “Death is good.”                                     (2016)                Contemplate

 

 “God is an imaginary friend.”                (2012)                more

 

“Worry beads are good for worriers.”        (1975)

 

 

“The purpose of life is to survive.”          (1957)                  more   

  

 

“Meaning is invented.”                              (1975)                  more

 

 

“2 is quicker than 3.”                                 (2015)                   add

 

 

“Nature is God.”                                         (1975)                   add   

 

 

  “I drop, like a leaf.”                                   (2016)

 

 

  “Rebirth ≈ recycled.”                                   (2016)

 

 

  “Hope is an anti-depressant.”                     (1996)

                                                                     

 

“1    No”                                                     (1992)

 

 

“1 is undefined.”                                         (1992)

 

 

There’s only freedom to.”                          (1971)

 

            

 

Words are arbitrary references.”                (2001)               add

 

 

Life is self-fulfilling prophecy.”                (2015)

 

 

Dementia blindfolds.”                               (2016)                add

 

 

“I’m God relativized.”                                  (1972)              add

 

 

“Achievement signals happiness.”              (1985)              more

 

 

“Underachievement depresses.”               (1995)

 

  

 

“Nature consumes losers.”                         ( 1978)

 

  

 

“Difference makes a difference.”            (1974)

 

 

 

  “1c2 is”                                      (1995)

 

                               

 

  “Non-violence (ahimsa) ≈ predation by other means.”      (1976)

 

 

“If a guru answers

  He’s a fraud.”                                  (1975)

 

 

 

“100% ≈ logic”                                 (1995)

 

 

“Nickers maketh human”                       (1978)

 

 

“Humans are fitter animals.”                   (1978)                  more

 

 

“The end adjusts the means.”                (1965)

 

 

“ ‘Human’ is an euphemism”           (1985)                 more                  

 

 

“An asset is a placebo.”                      (2001)                more

 

                                                       

 

Christ is an adjective.”                      (1997)

      

 

Buddha is an adjective.”                    (1980)

      

 

 

Biological Guide & Control System

 

 

 

 

 

English

 

 

Unhappy

 

Calm

 

Happy

Greek

 

 

Dysphoria

 

Ataraxia

 

Euphoria

Buddhist

 

 

Dukkha

 

Nirvana

 

Sukkha

Survival function

 

 

Decelerating

 

Waiting

 

Accelerating

 

                                                                          Expanded version          

                                                                                                                       (1980)

 

                                 

 

“There’s no time, only moments.”         (2015)          more

 

 

“1    No”                                      (1995)

 

 

“Happiness is a means.”              (1996)                      add

 

 

 

“The good shepherd

          Leads his flock

          To the slaughterhouse.”                               (1976)

 

 

“Belief ≈ whistling in the dark.”                   (2015)

 

 

“Depression signals chronic failure.”            (2008)

 

                                                      

 

“Closed  ≈ perfect”                                          (1995)

 

 

“Religion    politics by other means ”                      (1991)

 

 

Negatives    a lazy man’s fantasies.”                        (1975)

 

 

“Alone is right”                                   (1973)

 

 

“Language is metaphor.”                     (1976)

 

 

Original sin is a pernicious political hoax.”             (1972)

 

 

“Hebrews had no soul.”                           (1976)                add

 

 

“Deus ex fantasia.”                           (1976)

 

 

“Sickness is biological failure”            (1986)                   add

 

 

“There’s only one God! Ours!”              (1956)

 

 

“All things are dead ends”                      (1995)

 

 

“In nirvana no nirvana.”                         (1995)

 

 

“Dying, not death, is depressing.”           (1976)

 

 

“The Buddha was perfect by half.”         (1976)

 

 

“Old age is a hangover”                             (1985)

 

 

“No turns on”                                          (1977)

 

 

“Heaven is a golden herring.”                    (2005)

 

 

“Happiness tells me I’ve made a killing.”         (2005)

 

 

“Sudden death produces timeless presence”      (1995)

 

 

“Indecision ≈ hell.”                               (1995)

 

 

                    “I predate assets.”                                 (2015)

 

 

                    “My God is my straw.”                         (1998)

 

 

                      “I’m a touch screen.”                            (2009)

 

 

                      “True has no identity.”                           (2007)

 

 

            “The right way is to land.”                        (1973)

 

            “A belief is a proposition.”                       (1985)

 

“Delusion is good.”                               (1985)

 

“A goal gives meaning.”                       (1985)

“God is a straw”                                      (1965)

 

 Nirvana is a euphemism”                    (1995)                     add                       

 

 “Different is righteous.”                            (1995)

                                                                

 

                      “The perfect lie is true.”                          (1976)

 

 

                      “No song, no mate.”                             (1973)

 

 

“No coup, no grace”                           (1982)

 

 

“The trick is to get stopped dead.”            (1988)

 

 

“Truth is just so.”                                     (2002)

 

“Life is art applied.”                                 (1982)

 

“Random contact is true.”                                   (1984)

 

“Incompleteness is sin.”                         (1989)