Ordinary language is all right.
One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.
'These are self-portraits of the artist as someone who knows inspiration is the least important part of creativity, and that art is more a matter of problem-solving than personal expression.'
Wish I could mumble as good as Kurt Vile.
'Just what his thinking on moral philosophy was I intend to make clear, but roughly speaking it was that we should not do it at all.'
I'd rather be a listener.
Two different impulses leading to philosophy, 'I can't help but think this' or 'I can't help how I feel'.
A philosopher's response, 'look differently at things'.
… stylish austerities…
My old college radio station has replaced the dead overnight air with a robot named Otto.