Among the worst things about The Slap is how it has fed self-righteousness in all but the two participants, and they already had it or
Pig is revelation. Revealing is when what’s here is hidden then seen. It’s really many individual ones, though widely considered they’re the same, and all
There’s an unfortunate instructor-y thing where the guy on stage [I’ve found it’s usually a male doing this] asks a question he already knows the
You’d think a guy’d remember if it was the first time he’d seen a body but I didn’t not at first. [Hadda chance to graduate
Live lean. Altar ends. Mercy burns. Pleasantly surprising. Love to the point of folly. Afflictions eclipsed by glory. Write until your fingers break. Everything
During the Cold War there was a list of countries and their level of freedom. It still exists but we pay less attention to it.
“For sale: baby shoes” is a classified ad. “For sale: baby shoes; never worn” is a story. It’s Hemingway’s, in fact. * “The king is
Thomas Merton was asked once to contribute to a book on success — specifically a statement of how he’d achieved it in his own life.