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Posted: 26 Jun 14 15:24

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NO EXIT--Angrily tweeting from his otherworldly residence No Exit last Thursday, renowned Existentialist philosopher J. P. Sartre warned of "Idiotic pundits bandying about the phrase 'existential threats' who have never read a word of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, or Being and Nothingness. These so-called"--but ran out of characters before he could finish his point. So the person whom.....

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Posted: 26 Jun 14 15:25
Meant to give this story a 5 and blew it with a 1. Clumsiness = my personal existential threat.

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Posted: 26 Jun 14 22:07
5 from me, well done, this is what we want, not the usual drivel.

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Posted: 30 Jun 14 07:55
5 big uns, superb insanity!!


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Posted: 5 Jul 14 22:55
Not sure it's mere insanity, JO. I think it's really clever, informed and a sound satire on the feeble-mindedness that abounds in this age of intrusive technology.

It manages to be a good spoof in its brevity but also it's full of real ideas unlike so much of the half-arsed crap that appears on the site.

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Posted: 11 Jul 14 20:36
Insanity in the pos EQ, I agree entirely with your summarisation!

EQ alias is about to be republished and parts 2 & 3 of the trilogy in 2015, just thought I'd let U know! Forever in your debt, Les!

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