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Being

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

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.

Jun 172021
 

If everyone were morally gray, there would remain the question of shade.

Jun 032021
 

Never let Possibly Better be the enemy of Perfectly Adequate.

May 132021
 

The punishment for a hit is to watch your aging audience stifle their boredom while they wait for you to play it, at every show, until you quit or die.