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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19 Dec '13 12:23:14 AM

'What is in short supply, and undervalued, is creative appropriation of knowledge…'

18 Dec '13 11:31:50 PM

Just once I'd like to be able to cancel something of a dean's and leave him jobless.

18 Dec '13 06:22:57 PM

'Employers are alien hive-mind colony intelligences who will fuck you over for the bottom line on the quarterly balance sheet.'

15 Dec '13 09:22:25 PM

'some inexhaustible ground'

15 Dec '13 01:24:49 AM

'… understand this.'

15 Dec '13 12:20:49 AM

Someday I'd like to have some idea of how Nietzsche got anything at all out of reading Emerson in translation.

14 Dec '13 10:48:37 PM

'… bodies without the gods.'

14 Dec '13 09:26:26 PM

Techno for winter, cozy acid.

13 Dec '13 04:37:50 AM

'The academic study of the present fantasizes an authority over our lives that experience and history demonstrate we've never had, and from that fantasy by implication, fantasizes also an authority of the elect over the lives of others.'