The world is like a ride in an amusement park. You think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, round and round; it has thrills and chills; it's brightly colored, loud, and fun, for a while. Some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they begin to question, "Is this real, or is this just a ride?" And other people remember. They come back to us and say, "Hey don't worry; don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride." We kill those people.

Bill Hicks

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William Melvin Hicks (December 16, 1961 – February 26, 1994) was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, and musician. His material—encompassing a wide range of social issues including religion, politics, and philosophy—was controversial and often steeped in dark comedy.

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