This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...d for no other purpose than the expression of hysterical chaos, where the guests wander around in an alcoholic stupor, prattling noisily and senselessly, and enjoying the illusion of a universe
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...