The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
What do you mean, blindly? That baby is a very sentient creature… That baby sees the world with a completeness that you and I will never know again. His doors of perception have not yet been closed. He still experiences the moment he lives in.
Dear Mother, I meant to write you before this and I hope you haven't been worried.... I have met some Beautiful People and...
It's not just that reporting gives you a bigger slice of life, gives - lends verisimilitude to what you are doing - it's that it feeds the imagination.
If a conservative is a liberal who's been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who's been arrested.
The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That's not true with non-fiction.
I still believe nonfiction is the most important literature to come out of the second half of the 20th century.
Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
A cult is a religion with no political power.
Last Update: 3 August 2021
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