When you are confronted by monsters and every monster is a version of a human that you've met and every one of those humans gets inside your head and talks, yeah, that really sucks.
If your beliefs conflict with the truth, open your eyes and tame your heart.
I felt sorry for a man without feet until I saw a man with no knees, but when I met a man with no hips my compassion tanked.
If science can duplicate nature, why is "natural" still used as a promotional quality?
To train the young mind: music, math and essays.
I lay the stone of my foul heart in the lap of your fiery hem.
Aging is not for cowards.
The more critical a person, the more sensitive.
We labor under the illusion that life makes sense. All our fantasies, religious and otherwise, are directed toward supporting that illusion. If we have such a need to make sense, does it make sense that it really does make sense?
The traits you least like in others are your own.
The key to happiness is to be born with a sunny temperament.
God is not on your side. His is the only side.
The Internet is the virtual end of privacy. Either live by subsistence in the woods or drop your pants.
Does anyone today really want privacy? Only after celebrity has been achieved.
Norm Ball understands these things, but we don't know if our insights are due to our competitive narcissism (and jealousy of celebrity) or clear-headed cultural observation.
At a psychological level there are no clean hands.
Though time is relative, Happy New Year!