„Junk is surrounded by magic and taboos, curses and amulets.“

—  William S. Burroughs, buch Naked Lunch

Opening Chapter
Naked Lunch (1959)

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William S. Burroughs
William Seward Burroughs war ein amerikanischer Schriftstel… 1914 - 1997

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„Constantius declares a curse on those who perform the magic arts and thereby “jeopardize the lives of innocent persons.”“

—  Constantius II Roman emperor 317 - 361

CT 9.16.5 released 4 December 356
Codex Theodosianus

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William S. Burroughs Foto

„Junk does that. Junk is a forge. You enter the fire and come out twisted.“

—  Lisa Mason, buch Summer of Love

Quelle: Summer of Love (1994), Chapter 15 “Over Under Sideways Down” (p. 329)

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„God don't make no junk.“

—  Ben Carson 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; American neurosurgeon 1951

Quelle: Think Big (1996), p. 198

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„The whole mystery of commodities, all the magic and necromancy that surrounds the products of labor as long as they take the form of commodities, vanishes therefore, so soon as we come to other forms of production.“

—  Karl Marx German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist 1818 - 1883

Quelle: (Buch I) (1867) Vol. I, ch.1, section 4.

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„There is something about Hayti which we have to deplore, and so there is about the United States. Let us go back 100 years and look at Hayti, and we find it surrounded by slavery and the whole Caribbean Sea reddened by the curse.“

—  Frederick Douglass American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman 1818 - 1895

Speech in Baltimore http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/the-nations-problem/ (7 September)

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Thomas Edison Foto

„To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.“

—  Thomas Edison American inventor and businessman 1847 - 1931

As quoted in Behavior-Based Robotics (1998) by Ronald C. Arkin. p. 8.
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„Junk is in the eyes of the beholder. Some look, but others see.“

—  Myles Munroe Bahamian Evangelical Christian minister 1954 - 2014

Quelle: understanding your potential discovering the hidden you

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„If there are junk yards in hell, love is the dog that guards the gates.“

—  Charles Bukowski, buch Love Is a Dog from Hell

Quelle: Love Is a Dog from Hell

Derren Brown Foto

„[Magic] can be poorly presented and surrounded by naffness, and often amounts to little more than childish attempts to fool you. I guess it’s largely to escape those associations that I’ve gone the route I have.“

—  Derren Brown British illusionist 1971

TV recordings of stage shows, Mind Reader – An Evening of Wonders (2009), Mind Reader – An Evening of Wonders tour brochure

Ozzy Osbourne Foto

„I hate these fucking stretch bastards junk pimp mobiles!“

—  Ozzy Osbourne English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter 1948

The Osbournes television show

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„Great ages of innovation are the ages in which entire cultures are junked or scrapped.“

—  Marshall McLuhan Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar-- a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communicatio… 1911 - 1980

Quelle: 1990s and beyond, The Book of Probes : Marshall McLuhan (2011), p. 309

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„In my opinion, there's no condition in life that can't be ameliorated by a dose of junk food.“

—  Sue Grafton American writer 1940 - 2017

Quelle: Q is for Quarry

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