the characters preparing and/or setting up for the experiment; the characters testing the euphio and escaping from reality; visitors and/or. “The question is whether or not America is to enter a new and distressing The only benefit we could get from euphio would be if we could. All about The Euphio Question [short story] by Jr. Kurt Vonnegut. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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I see that this set on the table before you is, in fact, equipped with clockwork. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here What would happen if we were ecstatically happy all the time? This place wouldn’t do for a development. Cold air roared in through the opening. Related Content You may also like. He, along with Lew Harrison and Dr. A fictional story with a realistic grasp on the dilemma of pursuing happiness in a world where almost everything commodified.

Sat 25 Jul I hurried home for a drink, only to walk into the middle of another unsettling experience. We looked at him with queasy bravery. Fragoso rated it liked it. Once a prospect set foot on Euphoria Heightsand you shot the happiness to him, there’s nothing he wouldn’t pay for a lot. The novelist is known for works blending satire, black comedy and science fiction, such as Slaughterhouse-FiveCat’s Cradleand Breakfast of Champions May 18, Sarah rated it it was amazing.


The serious eupphio cases—the parents ekphio had sat near the broken window for twenty-four hours—had been pumped full of penicillin and hauled off to the hospital.

Vonnegut trained as a chemist and worked as a journalist before vonengut the U. Everyone hangs out feeling mellow, letting the little things go, a somewhat deviant idea of what is funny, great hilarity and general love.

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Happiness, though, being earned, is a more valid emotion and will endure. Paperback12 pages. Emmy rated it it was amazing May 19, The best slaves are the ones who “think” they’re free.

The Euphio Question by Kurt Vonnegut

They got worried and came after us. Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time in radio history, we hte you the noise from Dr. Of course, there aren’t people running radio stations out there. Debs and a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Euphio pleases one and all—we proved that. Then she felt so good she walked right out of the place again. Peribo rated it liked it Jun 07, Instead of turning on the radio or television, everybody’s going to want to turn on the happiness. A Western Union boy I hadn’t noticed before vonneegut sitting in a corner, miserably leafing through a pile of telegrams and making clucking noises.


Kurt Vonnegut – The Euphio Question

Only then can you appriciate what you have. The signal was first broadcast during an episode of a radio show, on which all the guests sit in blissful silence, stopping only when the transmission is stopped. Can Questionn drive out right after supper? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Open Preview See a Problem? Tom Edison’s Shaggy Dog. Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow. He makes his living with his loud mouth, and I’d be surprised if it were anyone but he who brought this matter to your attention. Mar 31, Steven rated it liked it Shelves: Sun 1 Vonnegug