Saturday, October 09, 2010


Of the Smokejumpers' three elements, sky had already changed to earth. In about an hour, the earth and even the sky would all be fire.
--Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean

Wednesday, October 06, 2010


I don't need to find a revolution waiting for me. A revolution's something you have inside you, and you carry it around. It's like luggage.
--Sebastian San Vicente

From Just Passing Through by Paco Ignacio Taibo II

Philosopher Options

Used to be if you were a philosopher, there were three options open to you: teach college, write a novel, or lead a revolution. Nowdays you can also blog.