Everything – Page 40 – A book of aphorisms
Jul 242019

To learn the status of an identity, count how many people fake it.

Jul 232019

It isn’t true.
It doesn’t matter if it’s true.
No one should talk about it.
Why are you talking about it?

Jul 222019

It doesn’t matter what the rules are. What matters is that no one know what the rules are.

Jul 192019

Principle of Philosophic Parsimony: What would cause a lot of rethinking if it were true must be false.

Jul 182019

Permissiveness is more regressive than any sales tax.

Jul 172019

It is simple to cheat an honest man; and one of the great themes of modern history is honest men getting cheated.

Jul 122019

The more obvious the truth, the more severely its utterance is punished.

Jul 112019

How to smash the oppressors while preserving the sponsors has yet to be demonstrated.