Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.

Apr 032017

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

Mar 302017

People resent being told what to think, but they scarcely notice being told what to think about.

Feb 202017

You are an ideologue if your views can be inferred from your vocabulary.

Feb 092017

Your counterexample is my special circumstance in which the stipulated conditions do not obtain.

Jan 122017

An idea both novel and interesting is almost surely wrong.

Jan 102017

Fear, uncertainty, and doubt look like sound epistemic principles to me.

Jan 062017

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

Nov 182016

Pedantry begins as a parasite on fastidiousness, and eventually destroys its host.

Nov 152016

What is most original is least influential, for we are influenced only by what we can assimilate.