I write mostly for intellectuals, and mostly against them.
Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
It is the rare philosopher who notices how well most of the world gets on without philosophy.
That knowledge is power, as if awareness conferred immunity, is among the oddest of the modern superstitions.
Ideology, n. A theory that explains everything except its genesis.
What is immoral should be illegal, and what is legal is not immoral — the bookends on the shelf of vulgar errors in political philosophy.
The nodes do not intend the network.
We argue in bad faith because we have forgotten what convinced us or are embarrassed by it.
There is an absence of evidence that absence of evidence is evidence of absence.
All sources are biased, all evidence is tainted, and all consciousness is bourgeois.
“You are evil” — all lower-class arguments take this form. “You are stupid” is the higher class.