Being

Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
—Cunningham

Apr 102018
 

The world will end; and, tragically, no one will survive to say I told you so.

Apr 022018
 

No one wants more common sense: most think they have a full measure; a few that they have a finer, uncommon sense to make up for its lack.

Mar 012018
 

Few enjoy violence neat, but stir in a little righteousness and it makes a popular cocktail.

Feb 152018
 

That you might not be right — this idea can be entertained, briefly, at intervals. But that you might not be good — this is insupportable.

Feb 142018
 

If you are an impostor, is it a syndrome to feel like one?

Feb 082018
 

Reputations for iconoclasm vastly outnumber iconoclasts, which is to be expected, as they are vastly more useful.

Jan 252018
 

Age would be a lot more use to Youth than the other way around.

Jan 152018
 

Understanding looks, to others, like forgiveness; and forgiveness, to oneself, like understanding.

Nov 202017
 

It is our former selves that we especially loathe.

Nov 172017
 

Almost everyone means well, and this is terrifying.