Erring

Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
—Cunningham

Jul 062017
 

The end of civilization will likely not be preceded by general alarm over civilization’s impending end.

Jun 302017
 

A belief, we are told, is a thought you keep thinking; in fact you stopped thinking it some time ago, if it was ever a thought at all.

Jun 202017
 

The less our beliefs have to do with our actions, the more we cherish them.

Jun 122017
 

We fret too much over the contradictions among our beliefs, in the unlikely event that we notice them at all.

May 312017
 

It is one short step from explaining everything to defending anything.

May 222017
 

Many errors can be corrected with five minutes of internet research. Unfortunately none of them are worth correcting.

May 022017
 

To feel misunderstood implies that some effort has gone into understanding you.