Feb 132018
 

Elite, adj.   1. Distinguished by outstanding achievement. Obs.   2. On top.

Feb 092018
 

You don’t fight for your country: you fight for your platoon.

Feb 082018
 

Reputations for iconoclasm vastly outnumber iconoclasts, which is to be expected, as they are vastly more useful.

Feb 072018
 

Those tiny notifications are ego reified, tugging at you incessantly, like a child at its mother in the supermarket, in the cereal aisle.

Feb 062018
 

At the beginning you go to the gulag for criticizing Stalin; toward the end for being first, when his name is mentioned, to stop applauding.

Feb 052018
 

It is the lies we tell about history that we are most apt to remember.

Feb 012018
 

Thanks to the Internet, all inconsequential arguments are settled immediately, and the rest go on forever.

Jan 312018
 

No topic provokes stupidity like intelligence.