Monthly Archives: May 2017
Consider how much must be taken for granted in order to experience the loss of love to be the defining trauma of one’s life.
To take a political example: there are friends, enemies, and neutrals.
I am not particularly interested in my own sex life. Why would you assume I am the least bit interested in yours?
That is not a chip on my shoulder. It is a flake of your dandruff.
Anything can become the object of addiction because anything can become the object of desire.
One reason straights insist so strongly that gays and lesbians are “born that way” is they are afraid that straights might not be born straight.
The world must be in serious danger if he’s going to save it.
Critically not-thinking is just as crucial as critical thinking to philosophy.
I have a toolkit of many different standards, a skillset of different ways to deploy them, and an understanding of when to suspend them.
The tighter the formulation, the more room for argumentation.