Write Up The Road

Never too late

It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot Perhaps the waning days of sequestration will give all of us time to consider changes in our outlook, career, and avocations. That would draw good from discontent.

When … indeed

“When he who hears doesn’t know what he who speaks means, and when he who speaks doesn’t know what he himself means – That is philosophy.”                                   – Voltaire So cocktail party conversation is actually philosophy?

William of Ockham’s Razor

“Do not multiply postulated entities without necessity.” And if William had lived much, much, later in another era or two, his 14th century intellectualism may have been traded for today’s five second philosophy. Now, he’d say, “Keep it simple, stupid.”