Remembering

The obscurest epoch is today.
—Stevenson

Aug 242015
 

Almost everyone believes in science; it is history that no one believes in.

Aug 212015
 

Now we celebrate human diversity, having spent the last few millennia obliterating it.

Aug 072015
 

I regret less the great works that have been irretrievably lost than the mediocre ones that have been irrevocably preserved.

Jul 212015
 

We speak of rewriting history, as if there were an alternative.

Mar 232015
 

Classical Greece was infested with trolls, then called philosophers.

Mar 032015
 

The hard sciences killed God, natural selection buried Him, variance drove a silver stake through His heart, and yet He will not die.