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Being

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

Oct 292020
 

Many people are so bored and unhappy that they welcome a personal disaster, as a change, and especially a social disaster, as a change in which others will suffer as well.

Oct 162020
 

True friends have seen the best in you, and put up with you anyway.

Oct 062020
 

Countless acts of surpassing excellence have been committed out of spite and fear.

Sep 302020
 

Sanity is less a particular outlook than a practiced aversion to the multifarious forms of crazy.

Sep 032020
 

There is a happiness in widely-shared enforced misery that goes a long way toward explaining nostalgia for Stalinism, or broadcast television.

Aug 262020
 

It is a world of men who look like Unix system administrators, without the Unix system administration skills.

Aug 212020
 

Nothing in psychology replicates as well as stereotypes.

Aug 192020
 

Naive is a polite term for stupid, and stupid is a polite term for rotten.