Monthly Archives: February 2019

The melodies change, but these songs are the same.

You will never perceive this if you “flow” with your sensations.

What can be “owned”? Who can “own” it?

Critics of the notion of cultural appropriation, strangely, often defend the notion of intellectual property.

Graeber, “Bullshit Jobs.”

Is education that doesn’t prepare you for work “bullshit”? Or is the true bullshit education the kind that prepares you for bullshit “work”?

A heavy load.

The onus is the anus.

Meyer, “The Wrath of Khan.”

The death of Spock re-introduced existential drama into the sterile calculations of utilitarianism.

Be quiet!

You don’t know me. You don’t even know yourself.

Asymmetrical relationship.

Friendship is a friend to enmity, but enmity is an enemy to friendship.

Two kinds of individuality.

The first takes pleasure in commonality, the second takes refuge in it.

Two kinds of emptiness.

The first is enduring tranquility, the other is constant anxiety.

Plato’s “Republic.”

Imagine how much better the book would be if Socrates just admitted, “I don’t know what justice is?”