Jul 162014
 

One is human insofar as one is difficult to model.

Jul 152014
 

Life may be sacred, but try telling Life that.

Jul 142014
 

Monotheism is the most conspicuous failure of the principle of parsimony.

Jul 102014
 

The height of a civilization can be judged by its mathematics and its music.

Jul 092014
 

You can smoke all you like in the movies, but you can’t cough without dying.

Jul 082014
 

In a democratic age manners and mores spread from top to bottom, then from bottom back to top.

Jul 072014
 

The ordinary idea of goodness is so passive that it lacks its own verb: one sins, but never saints.

Jul 042014
 

Behind the insult “calculating” a whole moral history of humanity lies hidden.

Jul 032014
 

No one seeks power with a song in his heart.