May 112018
 

Essay, n.   An aphorism that hasn’t quite coalesced.

May 102018
 

An infallible sign of failure is the consumption of hortatory sermons on success.

May 092018
 

Metrics work, as long as no one knows what they are.

May 082018
 

To be on the wrong side of history is sometimes fatal; to be in its way always is.

May 072018
 

We are exhorted to show regard for future generations, in books that they will have to sort through and throw away.

May 032018
 

It’s a lot less fun to pursue power, wealth, and status if you can’t use them to get women.

May 022018
 

A lifetime of reading novels will teach you how to feel superior to a world in which you are no use.

Apr 302018
 

Grisham’s Law: Bad books drive out good.