Being – Page 10 – Everything


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

Sep 242021

The coward burdens himself with obligations to have unassailable reasons not to act courageously.

Sep 062021

Evil is the officer corps in the army of stupid.

Sep 022021

Good, like happiness, is best achieved by indirection.

Sep 012021

As robots become more like humans, so humans become more like robots.

Aug 102021

Identity is partly inherited, and partly chosen, and not at all declared.

Aug 062021

We are to the immense wealth that swaddles us and the conditions that produced it as a fish to water — scarcely aware of it and shortly dead without it.

Jul 302021

To live is to close one’s options.

Jul 212021

The ideal aristocrat resembles the dogs of which he is so fond — steadfast, loyal, wedded to tradition, and just a bit thick.