A. A. Attanasio Quotes (1 quote)
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
“Hegel … said that the owl of Minerva flies at dusk, meaning that only when a culture is over can it be understood. Hegel's moment of understanding of the West coincided with its end.”
The Closing of the American Mind (1987)
“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.”
Understanding Media: Extensions Man (1966), p. 199
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A. A. Attanasio
Born: September 20, 1951 (age 66)
Bio: Alfred Angelo Attanasio, born in Newark, New Jersey, is an author of fantasy and science fiction. His science-fiction novel Radix was nominated for the 1981 Nebula Award for Best Novel and was followed by three other novels, the four books, together, comprising the critically acclaimed 'Radix Tetrad.' The 'Tetrad' is being re-issued by Phoenix Pick Publishers.
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