Feb 132020
 

Witch-hunts work especially well among people who are too sophisticated to believe in witches.

Feb 122020
 

The best way to die is all at once.

Feb 112020
 

Declaring victory in an argument is the infallible sign that you have lost.

Feb 102020
 

People used to say, not long ago, that they didn’t want to be labeled. It seems so quaint.

Feb 072020
 

The price of writing for one audience is the others.

Feb 062020
 

Identity is a checklist. If you check certain boxes you will be expected to check others, and individuality is demonstrated by checking a few boxes from the wrong column.

Feb 052020
 

We venerate artists who die too young to answer questions.

Feb 042020
 

It is always important, in evaluating a policy, to consider how many people you will have to kill to implement it.

Feb 032020
 

There’s nothing wrong with narcissism that better narcissists can’t fix.

Jan 312020
 

Government, though it never depends on the consent of the governed, often depends on large numbers of the governed believing that it does.