Mar 162018

There are beliefs that are useful to hold, and beliefs that are useful to advertise, which have almost nothing in common.

Mar 142018

Nihilism, n.   The belief that your beliefs are nonsense.

Mar 132018

Artistic temperament without artistic talent is the last great infectious plague.

Mar 122018

Clever may not be wise but it’s a start.

Mar 092018

It is almost no time at all between not being permitted to dissent and not being permitted to abstain.

Mar 082018

The slavish conformist is readily identified by his outsized pride in his independent mind.

Mar 072018

Prose should rarely be poetic, and poetry never.

Mar 052018

Progress in philosophy is more plausible arguments in support of more absurd propositions.