Ice vending machine that melts away
it’s ridiculous to talk about freedom in a society dominated by huge corporations. What kind of freedom is there inside a corporation? They’re totalitarian institutions - you take orders from above and maybe give them to people below you. There’s about as much freedom as under Stalinism.
Not being the babest person in the world creates a nice barrier. The people who talk to you are the people who are interested in you.
Boyle believes the monarchy will be abolished in his lifetime. “I think the pressure on them is utterly impossible, as recent events show. It’s a ludicrous spotlight they’re under. You can still have a royal family if you like … but actually have an elected head of state.