Being – Page 2 – Everything

Being

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

Jun 202022
 

A quest for the exotic is always rooted in contempt for the familiar.

Jun 102022
 

If luck did not exist, it would be necessary for men, to live together in society, to invent it.

May 272022
 

The fault is not in our phones, but in ourselves.

May 182022
 

If the rich and accomplished were swine, they would be envied less. As it is, they are envied for being rich, accomplished, and not swine.

May 122022
 

One’s former selves ought to be labeled with subscripts for the year, like isotopes with their atomic weights.

May 052022
 

Some feel a small secret joy when breaking a rule, others when following one.

Apr 262022
 

That we live in a simulation no one doubts. The only point at issue is whose.

Apr 222022
 

Agency — use it or lose it.