Being

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

Aug 232018
 

I support Don’t ask, don’t tell, but for all of human intercourse.

Aug 222018
 

Depth is the desire not to be judged on the surface.

Aug 212018
 

A civilized man will sometimes go native; but a native, except under extraordinary duress, will never go civilized.

Aug 022018
 

The true problem of evil is not arid and theological, but urgent and practical: malice, or stupidity?

Jul 262018
 

Many people I like aren’t my friends, and some of my friends I don’t much like.

Jul 102018
 

We all have imaginary friends, who are generally real people.

Jun 012018
 

To do what one intends is to be as a god.

May 282018
 

Almost everyone believes the world is filled with people who do evil on purpose; but not himself, and not anyone he knows.