“Merry Christmas to you… I mean Happy Holidays,” the cashier said. “It makes no difference to me,” I replied. “Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to us both.”
As for our experiences, the best words are “distinctive” and “incommensurable.”
The first thing to notice about criticism is that it is not personal, but interpersonal in the final instance.
There is a kernel of authentic experience in even the most alienated act.
I had a nightmare about how subjectivity is an illusion.
To become centered in the world, we must de-center ourselves.