Cat's Cradle Author:Kurt Vonnegut "If you like Voltaire, you'll like Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.," editorialized the Christian Science Monitor. "This, in short, is literature," answered Punch. — This useful nut now argues with persuasive lunacy that truths are cyanide to human beings, body and soul. — It is lies and superstitions, he says, that make human beings bloom. — Anyone insane enou... more »gh to think that sweet scientists are often accessories to murders most foul will like this book.
So will anyone sufficiently hallucinated and merry to believe that twentieth-century Christianity might well be junked in favor of something a good deal better.
Take the new religion of Bokononism, for instance, which is fully discussed in this book: "Pay no attention to Caesar," Bokonon tells us. "Caesar has no idea what's really going on."« less