"Jeez, Harj, could you be any more depressing?"
"Zack, to create a happy ending for its own sake is no different than masturbation of the brain."
Sometimes you're travelling along through this wacky thing we call life, when you're assaulted by an idea so potent that it obliterates all other forms of stimulus. The notion of neuromasturbation was precisely one of those ideas.
Harj and the others kept on talking, but I'll never know about what. I was trying to figure out what would be the brain's equivalent of lube or movies of Croatian nurses engaged in fourgies.
-- Generation A by Douglas Coupland