Thursday, April 3, 2008

two billion voices

Thursday, April 3, 2008

“…the world, the social world, was unbearably complicated, with two billion voices, and everyone's thoughts striving in equal importance and everyone's claim on life as intense everyone thinking they were unique when no one was…”

- Ian McEwan,
Atonement

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The vulgar elegance of these words make me feel like a detestable scum, no more civilized that a rabid dog. :)

I need a strong drink. :)

Angeli said...

not having a command of vulgar elegance doesn't make one a detestable scum.

so do you agree with ian? :)

Anonymous said...

He got his facts wrong. There are more than 2 billion voices out there.

 
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