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No Whisky, No Bacon

In the Annals of Hubris and Delusion, surely the blatherings of Jeff Bezos will receive a special repository. We have an ear for satire here at DP, yet reality defeats our imagination day after day. Below, a few quotes from a recent Bezos interview, with images taken from the Blue Origin “gallery”.

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CEO OF THE SIXTH EXTINCTION AND HIS EXIT STRATEGY

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STROKE THIS MUSCLE GENTLY AND IT WILL SPRAY YOU WITH A THOUSAND EINSTEINS

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THE UNIVERSE AND HUMAN STUPIDITY: THE TWO INFINITIES

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BEAM ME UP SCOTTIE; WE’RE DONE HERE.

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We read these words once, and laugh; read them again, and weep. Not content to commodify everything that moves on planet earth, Jeff Bezos puts his name forward for the title of Ultimate Inverted Utopian.

Memo to all such “builders”: gravity is not the only force in the universe that does not care about you.