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Luke Rhinehart - Quotes

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In 1965, I was teaching a seminar on freedom when I told my students that the ultimate freedom lay in casting a dice to decide what to do. They were so shocked and fascinated that I knew I had to write the book.

In 1965, I was teaching a seminar on freedom when I told my students that the ultimate freedom lay in casting a dice to decide what to do. They were so shocked and fascinated that I knew I had to write the book.

I am George Cockcroft. But when I come to England or Europe, where the name Luke Rhinehart is better known, then I use that name. ---->>>

Part of the philosophy of 'The Dice Man' is that you have got to be laughing at yourself at every moment and be free of yourself at every moment. ---->>>

Those who believe that they have absolute truth and the only moral system are destructive both to themselves and to those whom they try to convert. ---->>>

When I was a young man, barely 18, I discovered Jesus Christ as my personal saviour, and for six months I told my mother she was damned to hell. That wasn't much fun. I abandoned it. ---->>>

'The Dice Man' is an anti-establishment cult novel, and you don't normally make studio films from such dark comedy material. ---->>>

The thing the Buddhists and the Sufis have in common is a belief that religious certainties are destructive. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-15, 1932
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Occupation: Writer
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Luke Rhinehart (born George Cockcroft November 15, 1932) is the American writer of nine novels, most notably The Dice Man, a 1971 novel about a psychotherapist who casts dice in place of making decisions. The Dice Man was critically and commercially well received. In 1995, the BBC called it "one of the fifty most influential books of the last half of the twentieth century," and in 1999 Loaded magazine named it "Novel of the Century" (wikipedia)