Sep 172020
 

To imagine oneself rejected on the basis of race, sex, or creed must be a great comfort, pushing away, as it does, the idea of more personal rejection.

Sep 162020
 

An unexpected consequence of social media has been to make public begging respectable.

Sep 152020
 

Most things are too big, and the bigger they get the worse they are.

Sep 142020
 

About a century ago “poet” became a polite term for half-wit, and then it was “artist”, and it will be “scientist” sooner than you think.

Sep 112020
 

In any sufficiently advanced civilization, the Top will use the Bottom to bludgeon the Middle.

Sep 102020
 

If you throw like a girl, you probably argue like one.

Sep 082020
 

Humans perceive nothing as accidental, and this is no accident.

Sep 072020
 

Impostor syndrome, n.   The realization that you are, in fact, an impostor.