Jun 302017
 

A belief, we are told, is a thought you keep thinking; in fact you stopped thinking it some time ago, if it was ever a thought at all.

Jun 292017
 

It is possible, indeed common, to be both boring and weird.

Jun 282017
 

Cultural epochs used to last for centuries, then generations, then decades, now a year or two, and soon it will be fifteen minutes.

Jun 272017
 

Gross intolerance of unpopular opinion may do for literature what the Hays Code did for movies: one must be clever when one cannot be frank.

Jun 202017
 

The less our beliefs have to do with our actions, the more we cherish them.

Jun 192017
 

If none of your other beliefs depend on evolution being true, you might as well be a creationist.