Being – Page 4 – Everything

Being

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

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.

Apr 152022
 

An urge becomes irresistible by not being resisted.

Apr 112022
 

The characteristic maladies of our age are adult infantilism and childhood senescence.

Mar 182022
 

The desire for uniformity, the unappeasable hostility to whatever is better than or merely different from oneself, has marched under many names: diversity is only the most recent.

Mar 112022
 

We defeat ourselves not with scarcity but surfeit: too much food, too much data, too much leisure, and far, far too much art.