It is possible, though unusual, to acquire the habit of finding truths comforting and lies unpleasant.
Essay, n. An aphorism that hasn’t quite coalesced.
An infallible sign of failure is the consumption of hortatory sermons on success.
Metrics work, as long as no one knows what they are.
To be on the wrong side of history is sometimes fatal; to be in its way always is.
We are exhorted to show regard for future generations, in books that they will have to sort through and throw away.
Haters gonna have a point now and then.
It’s a lot less fun to pursue power, wealth, and status if you can’t use them to get women.
A lifetime of reading novels will teach you how to feel superior to a world in which you are no use.
Conventional morality is mostly dysgenic.