Yet you propose a plan to destroy me, a plan which demands, with an idiot’s crudeness, without loopholes, detours or escape, that I work at a loss-that I work, with every ton I pour costing me more than I’ll get for it-that I feed the last of my wealth away until we all starve together.
If you hold the irrational as your standard of value and the impossible as your concept of the good, if you long for rewards you have not earned, for a fortune or a love you don’t deserve, for a loophole in the law of causality, for an A that becomes non-A at your whim, if you desire the opposite of existence-you will reach it.
Rationality twenty-four hours a day, with no loophole, no rest, no escape? …. Don’t look at me, God damn you!
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It’s not commonly known—Father says it’s some odd loophole in Empire law.