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Being

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

May 112020
 

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

May 042020
 

First you remain silent in the face of absurdities, then you utter them, and finally you believe them,

Mar 272020
 

No social system can withstand a horde of vandals hell-bent on doing good.

Feb 182020
 

If you have become what you used to hate, you didn’t hate it all that much in the first place.

Feb 122020
 

The best way to die is all at once.

Feb 102020
 

People used to say, not long ago, that they didn’t want to be labeled. It seems so quaint.

Feb 062020
 

Identity is a checklist. If you check certain boxes you will be expected to check others, and individuality is demonstrated by checking a few boxes from the wrong column.