Definition of an Affluent society: a society in which everyone can understand what they do in their discretionary time as their identity, and is comfortable enough to like this identity.


Hate is the fear that your story won’t prevail.


My husband is obsessed with woodworking, now he doesn’t have time for me. I think he’s filing for divorce.


Artists critical of society nowadays have the strange habit of begging institutions of same society be the ultimate arbiter of their work.

Instead of their real audience, that has yet to be born.


Social Media inequality might become a bigger problem than wealth inequality. In a liberal society, it is easier to tax people than force them to have a certain taste and redistribute their likes and subscriptions. Yet social media inequality could become a source of immense frustration and a destabilizing factor once the world really moves

Philosophy is a profession

“Everybody is a philosopher in their own way.”

Everybody is an artist in their own way.
Everybody is a doctor in their own way.
Everybody is a lawyer in their own way.
Everybody is a pilot in their own way.
Go fuck yourself in your own way.


There is a point where we go mad when we consider ourselves the agent of all our actions and a point where we go mad when we consider ourselves the agent of none of them. Free will is the perceived space in between. – kc

Let’s engage with websites!

I use the free website annotation tool to add comments to websites. Made for education, it can also “enhance” (for lack of a better word) public discourse. If nothing else, it makes you read articles more actively, like you’re engaging in a conversation with the author.


Or we would have to live forever…

Cioran once said that he was glad that the concept of suicide existed because otherwise, he would kill himself.

Perhaps this also applies to transhumanism: without the concept and idea that it is technologically not impossible, of eternal life, we would just have to live forever.


The only reason you are not a slave
is that you are more productive
if you are not a slave.