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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6 Nov '13 07:24:09 PM

Glee, at discovering the roots of 'idiot' in idiōtēs, 'private person, layman, ignorant person', from idios 'own, private'.

6 Nov '13 05:37:03 PM

Six roles for the philosopher

6 Nov '13 07:21:15 AM

It's a rainy day, sunshine girl.

4 Nov '13 10:05:09 PM

'No road is an easy one…'

4 Nov '13 04:41:56 PM

'Assume any artist you don't write about will die of starvation tomorrow.'

2 Nov '13 05:53:33 PM

'… you let it be known that you would be running a philosophy seminar in your living room, outside office hours, outside the institution.'

2 Nov '13 05:34:00 PM

Homes of German philosophers

2 Nov '13 05:28:19 PM

In the City of N.

2 Nov '13 03:32:16 AM

'… there is such a sense of control…'