Factober

If anything needs to get fixed in society, it's people's consumption of other people's problems.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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A Curve does not exist in its full power until contrasted with a straight l

A Curve does not exist in its full power until contrasted with a straight line.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The right of dissent, or, if you prefer, the right to be wrong, is surely f

The right of dissent, or, if you prefer, the right to be wrong, is surely fundamental to the existence of a democratic society. That’s the right that went first in every nation that stumbled down the trail toward totalitarianism.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Scholarly acumen sharpens taste and judgment, but we must never mistake cri

Scholarly acumen sharpens taste and judgment, but we must never mistake criticism for art. Intellectual analysis, however heady, will not nourish the soul.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Oh sky...I won't ask so much as to become the sun or the moon, just one of

Oh sky...I won't ask so much as to become the sun or the moon, just one of the stars in between...
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.

Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

We have a great country, we are a great nation - let us trust in it.

We have a great country, we are a great nation - let us trust in it.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

What i'm trying to say is this. A certain kind of shittiness, a certain kin

What i'm trying to say is this. A certain kind of shittiness, a certain kind of stagnation, a certain kind of darkness, goes on propogating itself by its own power in its own self-contained cycle. And once it passes a certain point, no one can stop it - e
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the w

A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the w
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Thoughts are nothing but cause and effect.

Thoughts are nothing but cause and effect.
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I have said: "Blow out the lamp! Day is here!" And you keep saying: "Give m

I have said: "Blow out the lamp! Day is here!" And you keep saying: "Give me a lamp so I can find the day.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The Chinese had a saying that had been in her mind for a while, troubling h

The Chinese had a saying that had been in her mind for a while, troubling her: Society prepares the crime; the criminal only commits it.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago