Tag Archives: meaning

Unhappy together.

To break the association between necessity and meaningfulness would be a great boon to our happiness.

I don’t say “I’m home.”

What I say—and what I mean—is “I’m back.” 

Do I need a meaningful life?

Likely. But I’d settle for a free life.

Do I need true ideas?

Probably. But I’d settle for meaningful ideas.

Living is also dying.

The meaning of one’s death is also in one’s dying.

Interpretive arts.

A quite meaningless statement can still be meaningfully interpreted.

Another day at the office.

Meaninglessness ends with the bureaucratization of meaning.

How I know both are delusions.

People are trying to derive meaning from “culture” just like they used to derive it from “civilization.”

Celibacy as performance.

The meaning is you don’t give the tiniest shit about what others think of you.

The decided comes after the decision.

A decision puts an end to a long chain of discourse. Meaning from the surrounding sentences rushes in, filling the gap.