Posts tagged intellectualism in January 2018


Nowhere Are We Commanded To Be Doormats

Kevin Drum dropped an aphorism worth repeating: "When you write, pretend you’re writing for people you respect."

Too Smart For Your Own Good

"Beginner's mind" is not something we can impose on others.

The Life Of The Mind

An influencer seems more interested in being well-known, being "influential", than in being motivated by a thirst for the truth.

The Unthinkable Lightness Of Being

On how Zen and Buddhism are not anti-intellectual, but non-intellectual. Big diff there.

Smarts For Me But Not For Thee

On very stable geniuses and the like.

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