Ideology readily replaces identity: both hinge on what and whom to hate.
Writing carries the small but ever-present danger of being understood.
The good reader blames himself first for obscurity, and to punish this habit with nonsense is worse than bad writing: it is depraved conduct.
It is perfectly possible to hate people without killing them, and vice versa.
Though modern society generally punishes stupidity, it allows certain specialized forms of it, often confused with intelligence, to flourish.
Many academic fields are barren, most because there are no truths to discover, not a few because the practitioners are too dull to discover them.
Ugly furniture lasts forever.
Aphorism: A blank page spoiled.
The sum of human knowledge spread before you like a banquet, free, at the touch of a screen, and with everything to choose from, you attend to — each other.
Everybody complains about getting older, but nobody does anything about it.