Stanislaw Lem – A Perfect Vacuum: Perfect Reviews of Nonexistent Books (1971)

by vyh

“…the conscious is not – not at all – the highest, serene, sovereign helmsman of all mental phenomena but more nearly a cork upon the fretful waves…”

excerpt (“Non Serviam”) appears in The Mind’s I, ed. Daniel Dennett and Douglas R. Hofstadter, 1981