Showing posts from June, 2016

The Problem of Evil

"What kind of god would do something like that?" "The one we've got." Game of Thrones , #609 Battle of the Bastards

Rust & Stardust

"And the last long lap is the hardest, And I shall be dumped where the weed decays, And the rest is rust and stardust." Vladimir Nabokov , Lolita


“She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.” J. D. Salinger, A Girl I Knew


"You will hear thunder and remember me, And think: she wanted storms. The rim Of the sky will be the colour of hard crimson, And your heart, as it was then, will be on fire." Anna Akhmatova ,  You Will Hear Thunder


"I have realized that I seek out bitter-sweet feelings... in myself, in others, in music, literature, and art; the dreamer in me thrives on them... and what is more bitter-sweet than a longing for what you can never have?"


" should not demand from the philosophical treatment of a subject more certainty than the subject admits." Thomas Nagel, paraphrasing Aristotle


Friends, and more than friends, and nothing more.