A Granfalloon

is a group of people who believe they work together, claiming to have a shared identity or purpose, but is actually meaningless in terms of fulfilling God's design. As examples, Vonnegut cites: "the Communist Party, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the General Electric Company, the International Order of Odd Fellows, the United States of America or any other nation."

 

funny, just some days ago, i received a mail from brian, quoting vonnegut, and i felt like writing about granfalloon ...

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Warstu

auf der antville homepage? so schnell. wo ich doch nie was schreib.

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;) zufallsgenerator und: ja, die zurückhaltung fällt auf

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