Monthly Archives: June 2021

Philosophy is a mirror.

What appears therein depends on who is looking and how they look.

Learning process.

Actually existing socialisms are not unmitigated failures. They are, however, even farther from unmitigated successes.


Transformation comes from outside the system, but from within the system of systems.


Thinking without the trace of writing.


Thinking without the slightest thought of publication.

Prince, Live at First Avenue (1983).

I don’t blame the audience for its lackluster response; nor can I fault Prince for cramming stadium music into a local club.

The media is the message.

The last thing I’m going to do is go on social media to talk about how toxic social media is.

Assume nothing, argue everything.

Nothing is less obvious than the meaning of obvious.

Size and sight.

These questions are so small, I have to squint to see them; even then, their significance is not at all clear. 

Liberalism these days is neoliberalism.

We are past the point where it is irresponsible to make a value commitment to liberalism.