Monthly Archives: December 2018

On hiatus.

Hi readers. For the next two weeks, I’ll be in Korea on vacation and in Taiwan giving lectures, but I will resume posting on January 14th. Thank you for your readership, and have a happy new year!

Joss Whedon,“Firefly.”

You deny that you’ve turned the South into lovable rebels of the Lost Cause. I guess you did remove the spread of slavery from the great war.

No idea can be shoved down throats.

The ideological gag reflex makes sure of that.

Learn from your enemy, democrats.

Learn, first of all, that there are friends and enemies.

Seeing and doing.

Desires invisible, efforts unsightly.  

I am not an individualist.

I take my uniqueness too seriously for that.

Untranslated thought.

What is “lost in translation” is the unwritten path between the written and the rewritten.

Mental freedom.

The trick is learning to not care without animus.

The dental.

Dentistry derives its bite from the fear of toothlessness.


There is no such thing as a thinker with nothing to prove.