“It was a culture,” the historian will write a century from now, “that found it necessary to invent the word ‘unironically.'”
That no change is possible was the ancient superstition; that any change is possible is the modern one.
Now that all have prizes, has everybody won?
Whatever one does well one is sure to do too often.
Anger impairs judgment but improves memory.
Spend enough time mastering a complex system of ideas and you end up believing it.
If you must choose, better to Joycify than Wallacize.
Common sense means you don’t know the heuristic.
Constant surveillance is the vocation of the police and the avocation of everyone else.
To change your mind it does not suffice to change your opinion.