This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...where one is not bur- dened with purpose, logic, reality or awareness.
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Observe, in this connection, the modem “beatniks” — for instance, their manner of dancing. What one see
s is not smiles of authentic enjoyment, but the vacant, staring eyes, the jerky, disorganized movements of what looks like decentralized bodies, all working very hard — with a kind of flat-foo
ted hysteria — at projecting an air of the purposeless, the senseless, the mindless. This is the “pleasure” of unconsciousness.
Or consider the quieter kind of “pleasures�...