David Foster Wallace's 2005 commencement speech at Kenyon:

28 December 2021

Just think for a moment, how long have you always assumed that you've absolutely understood the word 'freedom'.

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20 November 2021

Hope is all anyone really and truly has in this world. Just because hope purely comes from a positive objective origin, does not mean that it is something that is easy to keep ahold of. This is a very unfortunate and sad reality, but just because of the fact that something is pure and true, does not mean that keeping ahold of such a gracious gift comes easily. I am fairly sure that almost everyone who has ever lived in this world can refer to having lost something that they loved with all o [...continue reading]

1984, KGB defector Yuri Bezmenov

26 August 2021

Ahem, speaking of normaliztion.... cough covid-19 cough

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