Shit Virus

…evil is quite literally a virus parasite occupying a certain brain area which we may term the RIGHT center. The mark of a basic shit is that he has to be right. And right here we must make a distinction between the hard-core virus-occupied shit and a plain, ordinary, mean no-good son of a bitch. Some of these sons of bitches don’t cause any trouble at all, just want to be left alone and are only dangerous when molested…1

  1. William S. Burroughs, “My Own Business” in ‪The Adding Machine : Selected Essays‬‎ (1985), p. 16. []
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