the good citizen’s alphabet

The Good Citizen’s Alphabet, Bertrand Russell & Franciszka Themerson, Gaberbocchus Press, from Design Observer.

excerpts –

CHRISTIAN – contrary to the Gospels.

DIABOLIC – liable to diminish the income of the rich.

GREEDY – wanting something I have and you haven’t.

LIBERTY – the right to obey the police.

OBJECTIVE – a delusion which other lunatics share.

VIRTUE – submission to the government.

XENOPHOBIA – the Andorran opinion that the inhabitants of Andorra are the best.


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AH – like this. Thanks for posting it.
Reminds me a little of Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dcitionary.

Comment by blackwatertown

Yes, it’s good isn’t it? Thanks for the heads up on Devil’s Dictionary.

Comment by Peter Rudd

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