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

Activism

Honor and love – what else – defy the usurpation of meaning by the Story of capitalism, because they require the notion of “enough”

Philosophy

If we encounter something you don’t know, our brain goes in either a fearful guessing mode or a mode of joyful curiosity. I think we can practice that.

Philosophy

“Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complimentary moist lemon-scented cleansing square or handy freshen-up wipette. Language is the breath of God, the dew on a fresh apple, it’s the soft rain of dust that falls into a shaft of morning sun when you pull from

The good life

A country is a story to structure collective pride.

The good life

The hallmark of being human is that we can carry a story within us that aspires to more than our own pleasure, to a goal beyond the satisfaction of what we momentarily desire

Activism

The best of lies make up the unstable truth for our unstable times

Activism

If you see a concrete block of 1000 kg you don’t try to lift it up. It would be silly or even dangerous to try.

Who knows their mental equivalent of that 1000 kg concrete block?

The good life

You have to thicken your words to hold them in place

Writing

We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Uncategorized

Corporate Social Responsibility also means: to manufacture the kind of desires in your customers that don’t lead to the degradation of the ecosystem.

Activism

“What is the purpose of life?”
“Mainly gloating over the misfortunes of others”
“And you say evil comes from religion, huh?”
“…And then there’s irony.”
Christopher Hitchens

The good life

It’s not about what you do. It’s about what you don’t do because of it.

Philosophy

whatever can be explained by inertia shouldn’t be explained by a conspiracy

Philosophy

In the end, we are all big-brained monkeys with a limited capacity.

The good life

Is literary writing the art of making cultivated loneliness feel like engaging conversation?

Philosophy

“A value debased and an illusion unmasked have the same pitiful form; they resemble each other and there is nothing easier than to mistake one for the other.”

From: The Joke by Milan Kundera

Philosophy

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. – Mark Twain

The good life

There are more things between foreplay and orgasm, fellatio, than dreamt of in your philosophies.

Laughs

OMG! If only there was enough mind to boggle!

The good life

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw

The good life

we observe the armistice
between our shadows
today,
we live in a world
of small things

Poetry

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly. – G. K. Chesterton

The good life

True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. – C.S. Lewis

The good life