Seeming

Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

May 162013
 

To listen to people with talent, you might almost believe that there is no such thing.

Apr 232013
 

The strange grows familiar, and its former strangeness becomes impossible to recover or even to fathom.

Mar 142013
 

Critics resent artists, but not half as much as artists resent critics.

Mar 082013
 

Our awareness of what we deserve, but lack, is surpassed only by our blindness to what we have, but do not deserve.

Mar 062013
 

As I interpret Genesis, the original sin is ennui.

Feb 082013
 

Seek and ye shall find, whether or not it exists.

Dec 202012
 

In 1870 Henry Adams wrote that everything was respectable, and nothing amusing. Today everything is amusing, and nothing respectable.