Saturday, April 15, 2017

Meaning & Survival

* They are our very attempts to give our lives meaning that often deprives them of any significance.

* Our continued survival thus far may represent more of a testament to our folly than our wisdom.


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Cruelty & Emptiness

* Life is cruel and empty and those who give it meaning often die before experiencing it.

* Yes, the good always die young, even when they live to a ripe old age.


Sunday, March 26, 2017

Lies & Dictators

* This might seem counterintuitive to some, but dictators are actually less hurt by the truth than by their inability to have their lies believed.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Faustian Deals

* The only Faustian deals we make are the ones we make with ourselves allowing us to surrender to our darker impulses while absolving us of guilt, if only for a while. 

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Lies & Insults

* You can lie and insult your way to the bottom just as easily as you lied and insulted your way to the top.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Sanity & Survival

* As history keeps demonstrating, sanity is not a necessary condition for the survival of the human race. But it’s one of very few things that make it defensible.