Victor Pelevin

Victor Pelevin

Russian writer
There's a scientific hypothesis that every person's name is a primary suggestive command that contains the entire script of their life in highly concentrated form. . . . According to this point of view, there is only a limited number of names, because society only needs a limited number of human types. Just a few models of worker and warrior ants, if I could put it like that. And everybody's psyche is preprogrammed at a basic level by the associative semantic fields that their first name and surname activate.More Victor Pelevin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In order for him to believe sincerely in eternity, others had to share in this belief, because a belief that no one else shares is called schizophrenia.More Victor Pelevin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How can non-existence get sick of itself? Everytime you wake up, you appear again out of nowhere. And so does everything else. Death just means the replacement of the usual morning waking with something else, something quite impossible even to think about. We don't even have the instrument to do it, because our mind & our world are the same thing.More Victor Pelevin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are no philosophical problems, there is only a suite of interconnected linguistic cul de sacs created by language's inability to reflect the truth.More Victor Pelevin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am closest of all to happiness—although I won’t attempt to define just what it is—when I turn away from the window and am aware, with the edge of my consciousness, that a moment ago I was not here, there was simply the world outside the window, and something beautiful and incomprehensible, something which there is absolutely no need to ?comprehend,’ existed for a few seconds instead of the usual swarm of thoughts, of which one, like a locomotive, pulls all the others after it, absorbs them all and calls itsMore Victor Pelevin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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