Not what you do professionally
but what can entertain you defines who you are.

Philosophy

But how can art keep us alive when it cannot kill us?

Philosophy

Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself. – Salman Rushdie

Philosophy

“Attention is the natural prayer of the soul.” – Malebranche

Philosophy

Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament. – Paul de Man

Philosophy

An artist is a sort of emotional or spiritual historian [whose] role is to make you realize the doom and glory of knowing who you are and what you are – James Baldwin

Philosophy

We say to ‘rise’ to fame and to ‘fall’ in love. Correction. We fall in fame and we rise to love.

Laughs

A poet is a lazy philosopher – K. Choi, lazy poet

Laughs

The English language is nobody’s special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself. – Derek Walcott

Philosophy
The Gods are Back

The gods are back, companions. Right now they have just entered this life; but the words that revoke them, whispered underneath the words that reveal them, have also appeared that we might suffer together. – René Char

Philosophy