Monthly Archives: March 2020
Is the solution to affirm this problematic? Or is it, more radically, to dissolve the problem?
The strength of a culture is its capacity for appropriation and transformation; its weakness is its demand for assimilation and stasis.
We cannot escape our finitude; nor can we escape our infinitude.
Pessimistic in psychology, optimistic in presupposition.
My stance is pessimistic in psychology, optimistic in philosophy.
If you can’t handle it gracefully, at least do it less crazily.
The tears are for your past, the joy is for your future.
Literature is too important to leave to literary studies. Politics is too important to leave to political science.
Everything the ancient Greek oligarch said against the demos, the modern American elite can say against the middle class.