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.

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.