Seeming

Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Jul 132018
 

Progress, n.   The gradually increasing belief in the stupidity of one’s ancestors.

Jul 062018
 

The personal is rarely political, but the political is nearly always personal.

Jun 262018
 

Irreverence, n.   The state or quality of not knowing what one reveres.

May 172018
 

To yearn for celebrity is to envy the animals when visiting the zoo.

Apr 272018
 

Mankind has outgrown religion: our reasons for burning heretics are now entirely secular.

Apr 262018
 

The illusion of wealth comes cheap; the illusion of taste costs a fortune.

Apr 182018
 

Whether the world is a certain way is one question, and whether one should act as if it is that way is another.

Apr 062018
 

Good manners consists in asking quiet people why they won’t talk and not asking noisy ones why they won’t shut up.

Mar 132018
 

Artistic temperament without artistic talent is the last great infectious plague.

Jan 302018
 

Truth’s not Beauty, but it’s interesting.