Monthly Archives: September 2014
An ideologist thinks they know the Answer before they even hear the question.
I am a beginner who would like to turn a piece of paper into a plant or an animal: I add nothing, I subtract nothing, I only fold.
It is an impossibility in the political realm and a fantasy in the sexual field.
See how cloth-eared audiophiles enjoy their hi-fidelity background music!
Majorities now demand that minorities bear an authentic, unreflective relation to “their own culture.” This fantasy induces an incredible resentment towards those imagined to not bear the burden of “choice.”
The surgery which removes them is cosmetic.
She lay awake that night, waiting for the monitor to turn itself off. She opened the blinds that night, waiting to sleep in the sunshine.
Loving humanity is a tremendous feat of abstraction.
This one will be the better friend: he would jump off a bridge. This one will be the interesting friend: he would collide with oncoming traffic.