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Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

May 162013

To listen to people with talent, you might almost believe that there is no such thing.

Apr 232013

The strange grows familiar, and its former strangeness becomes impossible to recover or even to fathom.

Mar 142013

Critics resent artists, but not half as much as artists resent critics.

Mar 082013

Our awareness of what we deserve, but lack, is surpassed only by our blindness to what we have, but do not deserve.

Mar 062013

As I interpret Genesis, the original sin is ennui.

Feb 082013

Seek and ye shall find, whether or not it exists.

Dec 202012

In 1870 Henry Adams wrote that everything was respectable, and nothing amusing. Today everything is amusing, and nothing respectable.