josh blog

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.

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27 Apr '13 05:49:40 AM

'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.'

27 Apr '13 05:34:54 AM

Wish I could mumble as good as Kurt Vile.

26 Apr '13 07:17:43 PM

'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.'

25 Apr '13 04:00:44 AM

I'd rather be a listener.

25 Apr '13 03:07:44 AM

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'.

24 Apr '13 10:52:04 PM

… stylish austerities…

24 Apr '13 07:23:34 AM

My old college radio station has replaced the dead overnight air with a robot named Otto.

24 Apr '13 01:27:22 AM

'… a kind of skeptical innocence…'

23 Apr '13 08:54:37 PM

'Half the time he doesn't see the point of producing the stuff.'