consider a book

August 20, 2019

Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn’t ask ourselves what it says but what it means…

Umberto Eco
The Name of the Rose

The Bad Guy

August 20, 2019

We are told in fairy tales that evil always loses and good eventually will triumph. That is what makes those stories so desirable to the general population. They want to believe that karma works and the bad guys are always defeated in the end. But in a world where no one thinks they are the bad guy and everyone plays the victim, it is harder and harder to find the black and the white of a situation. We are all the hero, and we are all the monster.

John Goode
Maybe With a Chance of Certainty

Certainty

August 20, 2019

It’s a full on, one hundred percent certainty, that if he stabbed you in the back once, he’ll do it again!

True identity

August 20, 2019

Yes, yes, it’s true: my real name is Satoshi Nakamoto, and you should all rush, boys & girls, to purchase Bitcoin.