Spike Milligan (1918-2002), on a characteristic of religious fanaticism ::

Like most fanatics, he didn't enjoy religion, he suffered from it.


Robert Fink, on Repetitive Music ::

... repetitive music provides an acknowledgment, a warning, a defense -- or even just an aesthetic thrill -- in the face of myriad repetitive relationships that, in late-capitalist consumer society, we must all face over and over (and over and over ...). We repeated ourselves into this culture. We might be able to repeat ourselves out.