Jul 132018
 

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

Jul 122018
 

Now and then, in support of a cause, someone exhorts me so ardently, so passionately, so articulately, that I know in my gut, without consulting the facts, that he is wrong.

Jul 112018
 

Life is exactly like high school, and not one bit like college.

Jul 102018
 

We all have imaginary friends, who are generally real people.

Jul 092018
 

Language is viscous, it resists: one thinks in words as one swims in water.

Jul 062018
 

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

Jul 052018
 

We are exhorted to ask cui bono?, yet cui malo? is often the more penetrating question.

Jul 042018
 

Why is not half so troublesome a question as So What.

Jul 032018
 

We argue over the name when we have forgotten the thing.