Tag Archives: necessity

Necessary for what?

Is ass kissing, biting your tongue, and toeing the line necessary? All that may be necessary for survival. All that cannot be necessary for growth.

Unhappy together.

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

Competition breeds irony.

A measure of doubleness is perhaps a necessity in a world where rejections come far more frequently than acceptances.

For Elliott Smith.

A distorted reality is now a necessity to be free. A clear dream will be a freedom out of necessity.

Another ideological conflation.

Ideology: “Free-trade.” Translation: “Economic necessity.”

Necessity of not knowing.

There are many things about you that I don’t need to know on a need-not-to-know basis.

Necessity and negation.

“A is not necessarily B” is easy to establish; “A is necessarily not B” is almost impossible to establish.

What is socially necessary?

“Necessity” is a necessarily social component of “society.”

Beauty with Necessity.

Anyone who holds that artists need freedom to achieve greatness is in apparent ignorance of why Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel.

What goes for geography also goes for culture.

Some have the luxury of travelling; others face the necessity of it.