Category Archives: Aphorisms

My Zombie Fantasy

I have a zombie fantasy where instead of eating brains, the authors, filmmakers, and fans of the zombie genre all eat shit and die.

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The Sensitive Man

Aphorisms have a prominent place in the long history of world literature, and many of my favorite writers – Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, and Montaigne – wrote them. They pose a particular challenge since the writer must combine clarity of insight with brevity.

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For Friedrich Nietzsche

It’s a personal belief of mine than Nietzsche is one of the few philosophers, perhaps the only philosopher, to understand and appreciate the nature of language.  So here it is in an aphorism, a favorite genre of the philosopher.

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Helvetica b. 1957

Knowing I have an interest in typography, a friend suggested I watch Helvetica.  I did and afterwards I had a brainwave.  This is the product of that brainwave.

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