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Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life.
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Bourgeois society is infected by monomania the monomania of accounting. For it, the only thing that has value is what can be counted in francs and centimes. It never hesitates to sacrifice human life to figures which look well on paper, such as national budgets or industrial balance sheets.
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What a country calls its vital interests are not things that help its people live, but things that help it make war. Petroleum is a more likely cause of international conflict than wheat.
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