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

Mar 272020

No social system can withstand a horde of vandals hell-bent on doing good.

Mar 032020

Ideology readily replaces identity: both hinge on what and whom to hate.

Feb 182020

If you have become what you used to hate, you didn’t hate it all that much in the first place.

Feb 122020

The best way to die is all at once.

Feb 102020

People used to say, not long ago, that they didn’t want to be labeled. It seems so quaint.

Feb 062020

Identity is a checklist. If you check certain boxes you will be expected to check others, and individuality is demonstrated by checking a few boxes from the wrong column.

Jan 242020

Ordinary men can do abominable things, abominable men can do magnificent things, and whatever you think you know about a man it’s not enough.

Jan 232020

Utter dissociation of thought and action is normal; for its opposite we reserve special terms, like saint, or fanatic, or fool.

Jan 132020

The best defense against insanity is hypocrisy.