Entre tudo o que escreveu Marshall Sahlins, gosto muito disso daqui:
Waiting for Foucault, Still
Some Laws of Civilization
First law of civilization: All airports are under
Second law of civilization: I'm in the wrong line.
Third law of civilization: Snacks sealed in plastic
bags cannot be opened, even using your teeth.
Fourth law of civilization: The human gene whose
discovery is announced in the New York Times—
there's one every day, a gene du jour—is for some
bad trait, like schizophrenia, kleptomania, or pneumonia.
We have no good genes.
Fifth law of civilization: Failing corporate executives
and politicians always resign to spend more time
with their families.
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