Everything – Page 131 – A book of aphorisms
Jun 292017

It is possible, indeed common, to be both boring and weird.

Jun 282017

Cultural epochs used to last for centuries, then generations, then decades, now a year or two, and soon it will be fifteen minutes.

Jun 272017

Gross intolerance of unpopular opinion may do for literature what the Hays Code did for movies: one must be clever when one cannot be frank.

Jun 202017

The less our beliefs have to do with our actions, the more we cherish them.

Jun 192017

If none of your other beliefs depend on evolution being true, you might as well be a creationist.

Jun 162017

Polarization, n.   A state that follows from everyone being continuously informed of what everyone else is thinking, about everything.