Seeming – Page 5 – Everything


Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Oct 182022

To portray competence in detail requires a genius; to portray genius in detail requires a god.

Oct 072022

A story of only exciting parts is like a wardrobe of only exciting garments.

Oct 052022

Criticism, even good criticism, helps you see what the critic describes and hinders you from seeing anything else.

Oct 032022

Even public relations suffers from science-envy: it is no accident that Relativity came between Barnum and Bernays.

Sep 142022

Critics prefer drama to comedy because drama can be chewed over endlessly, and who wants to talk about why something’s funny?

Aug 302022

Public opinion is not what everyone believes, but what everyone believes everyone else believes.

Aug 122022

The mad genius is rarely either and never both.