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Look ye, Starbuck, all visible objects are but as pasteboard mas

'Tis the thing behind the mask I chiefly hate; the malignant thing that has plagued mankind since time began; the thing that maws and mutilates our race, not killing us outright but letting us live on, with half a heart and half a lung.
Moby Dick, 1956 (Screenplay by Ray Bradbury)

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