Weekend Edition: 9-15

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Politico-psychopathology (“Not that politicians and pundits are mentally ill in a clinical sense, but politics in American national life today can only be presented in pathological form. Politics no longer involves the public use of reason; it is instead a matter of psychopathology…”) (via)
  • On Cursing (“There is something about cursing well…about knowing how to deploy curse words to maximum effectiveness…that speaks volumes about your position in the larger scheme of things.”)

Blog Line/Comment of the Week

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I never change, I simply become more myself.

Joyce Carol Oates, Solstice

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