Pearls: Octave Mirbeau


The sheep go to the abbatoir. They say nothing, they hope for nothing. But at least they don’t vote for the butcher who will kill them or the bourgeois who will eat them. Dumber than dumb animals, more sheep-like than sheep, the voter names his butcher and chooses his bourgeois. He has staged revolutions to attain this right.

Further reading
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