The trouble with cellphones isn’t that they allow us to ignore each other, it’s that they don’t.
We envision cozy, domestic futures, with flying cars and a place for us, and we are always wrong: the future will have no place for us at all.
The cure for division is not discussion but secession.
Those who can, smoke; those who cannot, philosophize.
If it wasn’t for cognitive biases, I’d have no cognition at all.
Not so very long ago, no adult in history had ever spoken of himself as the parent of an animal.
When addressed “with all due respect”, duck.
Everyone should have one friend whose thought is a digest of fashionable absurdities. It saves no end of time.
When a bad thing happens in the world, it is vanishingly unlikely to be any if your business.
Ours is the Great Age of Hoaxes, its small compensation for being the Great Age of Fakes.