SHOW ME THE MONEY

“If I had a message to my contemporaries it is surely this: Be anything you like, be madmen, drunks, and bastards of every shape and form, but at all costs avoid one thing: success . . . If you are… Read More ›

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  • CHANGING OUR PERSPECTIVE

    “It is a good lesson – though it may often be a hard one – for a man… to step aside out of the narrow circle in which his claims are recognized, and to find how utterly devoid of significance,… Read More ›

  • TIME FOR THE NEXT PHASE

    “For convenience, history is often viewed as a conflict between the instinct for order and the impulse toward chaos. Both are necessary: both are manifestations of the need to survive. Without order, nothing exists: without chaos, nothing grows. And yet… Read More ›

  • WHAT YOU SEE, AIN’T ALWAYS WHAT YOU GET

    “Sometimes I aint so sho who’s got ere a right to say when a man is crazy and when he aint. Sometimes I think it aint none of us pure crazy and aint none of us pure sane until the… Read More ›

  • IT IS NOT THE WORDS, IT IS HOW YOU SAY THEM

    “Sex and excretion are reminders that anyone’s claim to round-the-clock dignity is tenuous. The so-called rational animal has a desperate drive to pair up and moan and writhe.” ― Steven Pinker   I’ve just returned from taking the dog on… Read More ›

  • THERE IS ALWAYS MORE TO CONSIDER

    “It’s not enough to conquer the opposition. In a nonviolent struggle, we are committed to fight on until we win our adversaries as friends.” ― William J. Barber II, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of… Read More ›

  • NYQUIL AND TYLENOL

    “The point is that, whenever we propose a solution to a problem, we ought to try as hard as we can to overthrow our solution, rather than defend it. Few of us, unfortunately, practice this precept; but other people, fortunately,… Read More ›

  • WHY QUIBBLE?

    “I was naive and thought we could express our feelings to each other- not suppress them and keep holding them back. Well, it was what I felt, and why should I be untrue to myself? I came to believe the… Read More ›

  • DOWN AT THE FACULTY LOUNGE

    “Id Faciam What I hate I love. Ask the crucified hand that holds the nail that now is driven into itself, why.” ― Catullus   The phone rang this morning, It was my pal Slatsky, “Come on down to the… Read More ›

  • A BUCKET OF NUGGETS

    “Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.” ― Marshall McLuhan   Sometimes these… Read More ›