Muse

What if Sasquatch actually have small feet so as to disguise their movements?

Words are important. What is more important than words is intent. What is more important than intent are deeds – the things that you do, but more important the things that you don’t do.

When I go into nature, it’s Pastorale. But almost everything there will be or is being eaten alive. That is the cycle. Somehow, we top this pile.

If we were living in a cartoon, we would be counting in eights, with a baker’s ten.

We don’t know if the divine exists, we’ll probably never know, but what we should know is that you can’t just make it up. And that is all that has ever been done. Even so, it doesn’t matter if you believe in God or not, as long as you don’t think it matters if you believe in God or not.

Pferdgewicht – when no other explanation will do.

Governing in a democracy is the art of the possible, and remains the best way forward. Idealogues of any persuasion – right, left, whatever – are a danger, and ultimately to themselves.

Most of our opinions are a justification for ourselves.

People who are righteous typically derive that righteousness from the sufferings of their ancestors, their so-called ethnicity, their gender, their preferred religious mythology, etc. But we are first and foremost individuals – if it didn’t happen directly to you, then it didn’t happen to you.

Li’l Abner, The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction, Green Acres, Deliverance

If you fall for a conspiracy theory, it would be wise to ask yourself why you want to believe it.

Despite the legacy of its failings, legacy media remains by far the best source of information.

On current evidence, we very much need to teach men that it is OK to be short.

Authoritarian regimes can be incredibly efficient until the inevitable – the madman goes mad.

Humility is an act. Better to be self aware, to understand what you are good at and what eludes you. And the stuff you are good at? So what.

The most talented musician that ever lived died in a coal mine at age 12. She had never touched an instrument.

Our greatest difficulty in understanding ourselves, individually and collectively, is that we are forever stuck in the present. 10 years later – wow, what were we thinking.