As a young boy, there was a brief period when I thought I was a tiger. I felt fleet, powerful, at the centre of things. Then it passed and I drifted into error.
Institutional violence kills vastly more people than criminals do. War is conceived and executed by the sane and sober, by institutions whose chief feature is conformity.
Is there anything more dispiriting than sameness?
Having no life of its own, and with the obsessiveness of a Monster-fuelled sports nut, ego comments on what we’re doing and then judges what we’ve done. One is embarrassed on its behalf.
Life will do what needs to be done. We are the acted upon.
Enough already! If your relationship needs reviving, gown down. The patient has expired.