Erring

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

Apr 032017
 

Believing that nothing is true permits you to believe that anything is possible.

Mar 312017
 

When someone says he doesn’t understand, he’s not usually asking for an explanation.

Mar 242017
 

The people must be stupid, for they pay me no mind.

Mar 202017
 

To embrace the small truth in the views directly opposed to yours is the shortest route to more correctness, and the least often taken.

Mar 152017
 

We call ideas pretty when we think they are false, and ugly when we do not care if they are true.

Mar 102017
 

You can’t tell a man what he doesn’t know he doesn’t know.

Mar 022017
 

Not to opine in public on matters that surpass one’s understanding — this is the most neglected of civic duties.

Jan 312017
 

We are constantly warned against sunk cost, yet sunk belief is so much more expensive.

Jan 232017
 

To speak for those who cannot speak for themselves is impossible and impertinent.

Jan 062017
 

You can talk a man into anything, as long as there’s nothing you have to talk him out of.