We are built to make mistakes, coded for error.
Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
We leave traces of ourselves wherever we go, on whatever we touch.
The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society.
Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on.
Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise.
The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.
It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance.