Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions, an uncommonplace-book from the Armpit of Diogenes, binge-thinker jottings since 2008 .

Friday 31 July 2009


obsessed with produce
produce only

obsessed with achievement
achieve only

Thursday 30 July 2009

Sunday 26 July 2009


is a strange kind of
containing a great deal of

Friday 24 July 2009

Thursday 23 July 2009

Wednesday 22 July 2009

Tuesday 21 July 2009

Slaves of Nevermore

Humans are the only animals
with their mortality.
And humans are the only animals
so unpleasantly intelligent
that they had to invent
constantly re-invent

Monday 20 July 2009


I am only as good
as my sense of humour.

How tragic it is
that humans are

Saturday 18 July 2009


I have never had
and never will have
a television set.
So I did not see
the First Men
Walking on the Moon
forty years ago.

I was surely not
the only one
to murmur
"So what ?"
when I heard it
on the radio ?

Friday 17 July 2009

This planet

is an amazing
which you and I
are stifling
to a sigh.

Thursday 16 July 2009


is French for 'to rejoice'.
The difference between
Anglo and Franco
(Lewis and Louis)
is encapsulated
by the respective words
for 'ejaculated':
come, and joui.

Wednesday 15 July 2009

Tuesday 14 July 2009

Saturday 11 July 2009

Rather than being the only

moral mammal,
I suspect that humans are
the least moral mammal.

Our 'superiority' inheres
in our immorality.

Thursday 9 July 2009

The human

is an animal which invents
narratives, now called myth,
religion, fact, understanding,
science etc.

What we call soul is just
an aptitude for narrative.

This is what makes us mad,
bad and dangerous to know
- especially if you're a wolf.

And beyond the narrative of the
Sixth Extinction, bacteria
are Lords of Creation

who lived before the First Extinction.

Wednesday 8 July 2009

'A monk

shall think of himself
as evil and worthless.'
- The Rule of St Benedict

Tuesday 7 July 2009

In democracy's

escalating fraud
the rich extract
and the poor
far, far away
half a million every day

while human population
increases exponentially.

Monday 6 July 2009

Sunday 5 July 2009

The cleverest people

are those clever people who
can make the stupid
less stupid.

If there have ever been any

for stupidity constantly
re-invents itself.

Saturday 4 July 2009

Thursday 2 July 2009

The self

is a machine
for telling half-convincing
to consciousness.

Wednesday 1 July 2009


(especially the French)
eat fish
like there's no tomorrow

- for the fish.