Kurt Vonnegut -A Virtual "Second Life" Interview

Kurt_vonnegut_avatar_2In memoriam for Kurt Vonnegut, our treasured icon, and author of many of our favorite novels-Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions.

In much of his work Vonnegut's own voice is apparent (filtered through alter ego, science-fiction author Kilgore Trout), characterized by incredible leaps of imagination and a deep cynicism, tempered by humanism, which is shines through in the following quotes from his life and work:

"Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia."

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