Tag Archives: speculation

Speculation is played out.

Historical and geographical breadth are the new indices of abstract and theoretical depth.

“You only live once.”

Eh, I can’t base my life on such a wild speculation.

A materialist conjecture.

Your death is that prosaic occurrence which is guaranteed to take your breath, heart, and mind away—hence the poetic association with love.


Imagining the vastness of the universe either intensifies the world’s suffering or intimates the self’s impermanence.


Science has the power to transform questions into answers. Speculation has the power to change answers back into questions.