Unready to Wear

Unready to Wear Highly evolved humans in an indeterminate future have become body transcending spirits encountering backlash from those who think a spirit belongs in one s body

  • Title: Unready to Wear
  • Author: Kurt Vonnegut
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Short story
  • Highly evolved humans in an indeterminate future have become body transcending spirits, encountering backlash from those who think a spirit belongs in one s body.

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    About " Kurt Vonnegut "

  • Kurt Vonnegut

    Kurt Vonnegut, Junior was an American novelist, satirist, and most recently, graphic artist He was recognized as New York State Author for 2001 2003 He was born in Indianapolis, later the setting for many of his novels He attended Cornell University from 1941 to 1943, where he wrote a column for the student newspaper, the Cornell Daily Sun Vonnegut trained as a chemist and worked as a journalist before joining the U.S Army and serving in World War II After the war, he attended University of Chicago as a graduate student in anthropology and also worked as a police reporter at the City News Bureau of Chicago He left Chicago to work in Schenectady, New York in public relations for General Electric He attributed his unadorned writing style to his reporting work His experiences as an advance scout in the Battle of the Bulge, and in particular his witnessing of the bombing of Dresden, Germany whilst a prisoner of war, would inform much of his work This event would also form the core of his most famous work, Slaughterhouse Five, the book which would make him a millionaire This acerbic 200 page book is what most people mean when they describe a work as Vonnegutian in scope Vonnegut was a self proclaimed humanist and socialist influenced by the style of Indiana s own Eugene V Debs and a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union.The novelist is known for works blending satire, black comedy and science fiction, such as Slaughterhouse Five 1969 , Cat s Cradle 1963 , and Breakfast of Champions 1973

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  • "Nobody but a saint could be really sympathetic or intelligent for more than a few minutes at a time in a body –or happy either, except in short spurts."Vonnegut suggests that humans might have to achieve the impossible feat of evolving into not really human anymore to change human life for the better.


  • I always despised the fact that we are imprisoned in our body. This meat-suit not only restricts us in our personal and spiritual growth, but also requires lots of proper demanding daily maintenance.One empowering message the author gives for losing the body is that:"It’s the end of fear is what it is. And that is the most wonderful thing that ever happened to people"Imagine if fear was non-existent,wouldn't that make your life liberating?Wouldn't you achieve more and thus become more of yours [...]



  • "I like people fine, better than I ever did before. I just think it’s a dirty shame what they have to do to take care of their bodies. You ought to get amphibious and see how happy people can be when they don’t have to worry about where their body’s next meal is coming from, or how to keep it from freezing in the wintertime, or what’s going to happen to them when their body wears out.(that, sir, means the end of ambition, the end of greatness!)It’s the end of fear is what it is. And th [...]


  • In a world of diminishing returns, Vonnegut shows the answer. What can one do with one's old body, get out of it. But what then?



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