"We shouldn’t learn how to live, but how to die"
"I rebel — therefore we exist."
"Like Midas, the Rationalist is always in the unfortunate position of not being able to touch anything, without transforming it into an abstraction; he can never get a square meal of experience"
"this world looks like it’s dying though it’s hardly been born"
Someone asked Condoleeza Rice about her opinion about foreign policy…
Because in America, fuck poor people’s second chance, but if you’re an elite who advocated torture, led the US into disastrous wars and did an all around terrible job, you’re considered an expert.
Alfred Sisley, Effet de Neige (Snow Effect), c. 1880-85
i find the left’s obsession with revolution as distasteful as the right’s obsession with war
I always saw nietzsche’s will to power, not as an exertion of military might (as the fascists interpreted him), but as a call for the artistic need to create meaning from meaninglessness, shape from void, soul from matter.