and now for my next trick

the good citizen’s alphabet

with 2 comments

The Good Citizen’s Alphabet, Bertrand Russell & Franciszka Themerson, Gaberbocchus Press, from Design Observer.

excerpts –

CHRISTIAN – contrary to the Gospels.

DIABOLIC – liable to diminish the income of the rich.

GREEDY – wanting something I have and you haven’t.

LIBERTY – the right to obey the police.

OBJECTIVE – a delusion which other lunatics share.

VIRTUE – submission to the government.

XENOPHOBIA – the Andorran opinion that the inhabitants of Andorra are the best.


Written by Peter Rudd

August 6, 2009 at 10:58 pm

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  1. Like these very much. Thanks for posting.

    Russell Christian

    April 28, 2011 at 9:08 am

    • Me too! And you’re welcome. I’d like to find a copy of this book.

      Peter Rudd

      October 28, 2011 at 11:10 pm

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