Monthly Archives: July 2013

The (lack of) spirit of the age.

Every petty struggle in a nihilistic age is immediately experienced as the struggle for meaning.

The planet swarms with drones.

Yet it’s not too late to rekindle that childhood fascination with bugs and beetles.

Anything of substance will cast shadows.

 However, there are no shadows without light.

Life and death: a four term system.

Typologies reduce.

If psychological typologies describe you that exhaustively, you haven’t got too much of a self to define.

You will never understand your life.

Since when has the meaning of any story been intelligible before it is over?


Trying to use the university to radicalize society is like trying to use a bassoon to hammer a nail.

Making something out of nothing.

Risk aversion becomes perverse at the point where having nothing to lose is considered something to lose.

How do we know what we feel?

There is also a question of how we feel what we know.

Occupational hazard.

The difference between the world and the word comes down to one letter for the writer.