5+ quotes from Blind Faith by Ben Elton

Quotes from Blind Faith

Ben Elton ·  368 pages

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“The internet was supposed to liberate knowledge, but in fact it buried it, first under a vast sewer of ignorance, laziness, bigotry, superstition and filth and then beneath the cloak of political surveillance. Now...cyberspace exists exclusively to promote commerce, gossip and pornography. And of course to hunt down sedition. Only paper is safe. Books are the key. A book cannot be accessed from afar, you have to hold it, you have to read it.”
― Ben Elton, quote from Blind Faith


“Books are the key. A book cannot be accessed from afar. You have to hold it, you have to read it.”
― Ben Elton, quote from Blind Faith


“Any closer would unravel her mystery, the very thing which made her so truly beautiful...It was her mystery that he adored. He was in love with everything that he did not know about her... No real sexual encounter could ever match the secret one that he could nurture in his imagination... No living flesh could ever be the erotic equal of flesh kept private, untouchable and unknowable”
― Ben Elton, quote from Blind Faith


“It’s a curse to have a mind if it is illegal to use it. It’s a curse to have intelligence if you are forced to cloak it in a lifetime of wilful stupidity.”
― Ben Elton, quote from Blind Faith


“She spoke loudly in order to be heard above the noise of personal communitainers that were thudding and banging all around them. Some people used earphones, some didn't, clearly believing that as many people as possible should be given the opportunity to appreciate their musical taste. That, combined with the mass leakage from the headsets, created a terrible din and even discreet private conversations had to be conducted at a yell.”
― Ben Elton, quote from Blind Faith


About the author

Ben Elton
Born place: in London, The United Kingdom
Born date May 3, 1959
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