Just Too Amazing

As we have noted previously, surely Jeff Bezos occupies a cosmic category all his own within the Annals of Hubris and Delusion. The below excerpts are from a February 2019 interview; images, from the website for this spectacularly toxic and dystopia vision of the future, with captions added by DP.

 

WOW, LOOK AT THAT COOL DESOLATION WE CREATED DOWN THERE!

 


 

THE ULTIMATE INVERTED UTOPIAN

 

 

We do not pretend to know the future here at DP. Yet the above nonsense reminds us of the famous lines from Tacitus in Agricola:  Auferre, trucidare, rapere, falsis nominibus imperium; atque, ubi solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant. 

In the Peterson translation: To plunder, butcher, steal, these things they misname empire: they make a desolation and they call it peace.

And then there is the passage from Gunther Anders to which we return again and again, and that we recommend to Mr. Bezos for his evening meditation as he gazes ad astra:

 


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