If I could force you to read a book

these are the books I would force you to read thelittleprince.com One philosophy book If I could force you to read a philosophy book, it would be Beyond Good and Evil. Yes, Nietzsche was that influential. Yes, parts of this book suck. Maxims and Interludes and Peoples and Fatherlands are the worst chapters in the book. Continue reading If I could force you to read a book

Werner Herzog

Q: What’s the mistake with psychology and self-reflection? A: There’s something profoundly wrong—as wrong as the Spanish Inquisition was. The Spanish Inquisition had one goal, to eradicate all traces of Muslim faith on the soil of Spain, and hence you had to confess and proclaim the innermost deepest nature of your faith to the commission. Continue reading Werner Herzog

Authorship, predication, and not giving a fuck

Some people speak of the end of the author.  More properly they speak of the de-mystification, or de-centralization, or maybe the de-humanization of the author. Everything-shared, everything-anonymous, everything-mutable networks rapidize the conversation that was always taking place around constructive work.  The only way they fundamentally alter that conversation is by increasing the amount of it Continue reading Authorship, predication, and not giving a fuck