Why can’t we simply borrow what is useful to us from Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, especially Zen, as we borrow from Christianity, science, American Indian traditions and world literature in general, including philosophy, and let the...
Beauty is intellectually confusing; it sabotages common sense.
My common sense had already packed a bag, prepared to abandon me for the evening.
Does it make any sense if you say hot coffee is hot, Isn’t it the least you wish for.
Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Never raise your hand to your children – it leaves your midsection unprotected
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
A lot of people think something is right, and so that thing becomes right.
Normalization takes place not because there is Western-ideology that normalizes third-world texts in any special way (other than the usual play with exoticism) but because this academic seeks to domesticate everything, even Marx.
Science is implausible to untutored human common sense, but that in no way casts doubt on the correctness of well-established scientific findings. Feelings of transcendence are simply that—feelings—and, as such, have no capacity to reveal...