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

Jun 232020

How do I know what I am until I see what I do?

Jun 192020

People don’t change: they unfold.

Jun 152020

Human development has increasingly prolonged childhood and adolescence, now often fifty years or more.

Jun 022020

The difficulty with which success imagines failure makes for hard-heartedness, and the ease with which failure imagines success makes for envy.

May 252020

My father’s two fundamental rules for computer programming were Optimize Later and Optimize Never; and this, like so much advice about programming, also goes for life.

May 222020

Just as there are ideas so mad that you must be clever to believe them, so there is behavior so weird that you must be clever to engage in it.

May 112020

Whoever can be made to believe absurdities can be made to commit atrocities, and everyone can be made to believe absurdities.