Luke Rhinehart

The Dice Man

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The flaw in the book was small but significant: it had nothing to say.
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Peerman brought charges
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We have a six-room apartment on the slightly upper, slightly East, slightly expensive side, near Central Park, near the blacklands, and near the fashionable upper East Side. Its location is so ambiguous that our friends are still not certain whether to envy us or pity us.
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The style is the man,’ once said Richard Nixon and devoted his life to boring his readers.
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I shared my office on 57th Street with Dr Jacob Ecstein, young (thirty-three), dynamic (two books published), intelligent (he and I usually agreed), personable (everyone liked him), unattractive (no one loved him), anal (he plays the stock market compulsively), oral (he smokes heavily), non-genital (doesn’t seem to notice women)
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Eric playing saint with a glass of water, I remarked to our guest that night, a Mr Houston of Pace Industries, a vice-president, that I almost hoped sometimes that there would be a Third World War because I couldn’t see how else the world would ever be rid of Communism
Raúl M. Salinashas quoted3 years ago
in an absurd world, one can only go with the flow
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Normally nothing upsets a patient more than a late analyst, but Jenkins was a masochist: I could count on him assuming that he deserved it
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anyone who opts for medical school and psychiatry has to have a pretty healthy neurosis burning inside him to keep the motor going
Raúl M. Salinashas quoted3 years ago
If you hate your father, fine – but don’t slug the bastard with a bat
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The purpose of psychology, they reminded me, was to decrease misery, increase productivity, relate the individual to his society, and help him to see and accept himself
Anya Shapovalhas quoted4 years ago
Dr Ecstein squashed this dangerous speculation by noting that dicepeople could do perfectly all right, discrediting themselves without outside help.
Anya Shapovalhas quoted4 years ago
Dr Ecstein squashed this dangerous speculation by noting that dicepeople could do perfectly all right, discrediting themselves without outside help.
Anya Shapovalhas quoted4 years ago
Dr Ecstein squashed this dangerous speculation by noting that dicepeople could do perfectly all right, discrediting themselves without outside help.
Anya Shapovalhas quoted4 years ago
The image of Dr Rhinehart appears, glowing, friendly, relaxed. Five seconds. Six.
Anya Shapovalhas quoted4 years ago
opening and closing upon it swallowing with its honeyed tongues, her golden bowls rolling with my roll, filling where I rose, parting with my plunge, delirious, writhing, moaning, groaning do
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met again the next morning.
‘Where are you going?’ asked the first child.
‘I’m going wherever the wind blows,’ answered the other.
This reply also stopped the youngster, who hurried back to his Dicemaster.
‘Ask him tomorrow where he’s going if there’s no wind. That’ll fix him.’
The next day the children met a third time.
‘Where are you going?’ asked the first child.
‘I’m going to the store to buy bubblegum,’ the other replied.
– from The Book of the Die
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My very being is stricken with pity. With my mind bewildered about my duty, I ask Thee to tell me that which I should do.
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Infidelity is a minor matter, really nothing –’
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