I think fiction, for me, is a way of trying to understand why people do the things they do - and trying to explain what is, at heart, illogical.
Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?
In the battle between the sexes, men and women will go practically to the end of the earth in illogical, irrational ways to give each other pain.
Although many of us fear death, I think there is something illogical about it.
Illogical thinkers throw names and slurs around because they have no arguments with which to rebut their opponents. Rational people have to keep hammering their points home.
Our enormous surplus revenues are illogical and oppressive.
But my problem with fantasy, and horror, and related genres, is that sometimes the problems are illogical.
Our musical alphabet is poor and illogical.
Nothing is more depressing and more illogical than aggressive Christianity.
Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices.
Logic plus logic equals the illogical. Do you know what I mean?
Evolution has long been the target of illogical arguments that use presumption.
Action films have a certain illogicalness to them. They're what we call, when we're working, 'exaggerated realism.'
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.
Extreme heroism springs from something that no scientific theory can fully explain; it's an illogical impulse that flies in the face of biology, psychology, actuarial statistics, and basic common sense.
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