Monthly Archives: January 2017

Avian Stripes

The lust after silence is a remnant of the philosophical desire for superiority, excellence, elevation, and purity — poetry is its material machine, its ideal reflection. But Baudelaire’s desire, learning from Poe, was different: a literature that would paint modern … Continue reading

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Evil Compassion

If we immoralists do harm to virtue? No more than anarchists do to princes. Only after they’re shot do they again sit firmly on their throne. Moral: one must shoot at morality. –Nietzsche There is a necessary — but only … Continue reading

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