Thinking

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.
—Whitehead

Jun 082017
 

No one would pay an anecdote any mind if its plural were data.

May 052017
 

Is it the imminent destruction of the world you mourn, or the accomplished destruction of how you thought about it?

Apr 102017
 

A suppressed idea mutates to ever more virulent forms; these are then invoked to justify its continued suppression.

Apr 052017
 

By the time you know all the answers you no longer believe them.

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.