Being – Everything

Being

Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.
—Cunningham

Dec 072022
 

Disgust, though never dispositive, is always indicative, to be disregarded at one’s peril.

Dec 012022
 

“Keeping options open” is the modern declaration of perpetual adolescence: always glutted with choices and never choosing, always becoming and never being, forever studying the menu.

Nov 292022
 

Eccentric behavior, like a genetic mutation, is usually deleterious, sometimes neutral, rarely beneficial, and occasionally lethal.

Nov 222022
 

Youth is a terrible thing not to waste.

Nov 142022
 

Ability without ambition is tragedy: ambition without ability is farce.

Oct 242022
 

We often profess ourselves baffled by exceptionally bad behavior, though with a little reflection we could readily understand it. Incomprehension becomes our talisman, lest if we understood more, we might resist less.

Oct 042022
 

The biggest problems are small problems, iterated indefinitely.

Aug 192022
 

The cat scratches at the door the moment it closes, and is the man so very different?