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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3 Oct '13 11:24:55 AM

What is Nietzsche's vivo for?

1 Oct '13 04:20:07 PM

I saw the woman with the big big dog again!

1 Oct '13 05:21:26 AM


30 Sep '13 04:32:36 PM

From inside my empty new apartment I can hear something like Brian Eno off in the distance.

That's not why I chose the apartment.

It was just an adventitious consequence of having made the choice.

29 Sep '13 04:52:00 AM

Singling out an object (cf. Cavell on others).

29 Sep '13 02:06:54 AM

"What I Call a Sound"

28 Sep '13 05:51:08 AM

'I never imagine myself as anything. I’ve never had a goal or any future vision at all. I just do what’s in front of me.'

27 Sep '13 07:04:12 PM

'Necessitarian', a strain in philosophy, rel. 'authoritarian'.

27 Sep '13 05:33:34 PM

—The type person who'll rank things relative to which side of the Mississippi they're on.