Being

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

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.

Nov 062017
 

I’m not sure what normality is, but insisting that one is not at all normal must have something to do with it.

Oct 262017
 

Our universe is wild, and our thought is tame.

Oct 172017
 

We will tolerate anything but inconvenience.