Apr 252014

Untried beliefs are the most firmly held.

Apr 242014

No style guide can address the chief defect in writing, which is having nothing to say.

Apr 232014

Boredom is often fatal, though it never appears on the coroner’s report.

Apr 222014

Women lead, pretending to follow; men follow, pretending to lead.

Apr 212014

Nothing dispels the illusion of planning and control like watching someone use your software.

Apr 182014

The fiercest tribal warrior is the universalist.

Apr 172014

In fiction we admire energy, not virtue. We root for the life-force, however it manifests.

Apr 162014

There are entire fields, like psychiatry and philosophy, devoted chiefly to exploding the errors that they create.