Seeming

Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Nov 292016
 

Artists should be judged by their best work. Architects do not have this luxury.

Nov 102016
 

For most of history it was prohibited for the mass of men to express themselves: then, briefly, it was permitted: now it is required.

Oct 122016
 

Religion will persist forever because of reality’s stubborn refusal to accord with our primitive notions of justice.

Sep 282016
 

The novel often triumphs as a lived experience and always fails as a recollected one.

Sep 012016
 

Photographs do not steal your soul, only your memories.

Aug 172016
 

There is bad art about which one can say a good deal, and great art about which one can say nothing.

Jun 272016
 

The most pleasing aesthetic effect is the happy accident.

Jun 162016
 

At least you can deal with the devil; God just pushes everyone around.

Jun 152016
 

Celebrated mediocrity augurs obscure excellence.