Pithy Snippets
Pithy Snippets

Pithy Snippets

Aphorisms, musings, and shards of meaningful dialogue with great minds. Maybe think of it as low-rent Twitter.


Comparative value is control by others.

6 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Archangel

With no context provided, I will say, "I will not stand by any of my neighbors who measure their value by whomever is beneath them."

The Fable of the Young Boy and the Silverfish

13 Dec 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Archangel

One day, a young boy was about to take a bath when he peered into the wash basin and found a silverfish crawling around the bottom. The young boy jumped away and thought to himself what a frightful thing the silverfish was and how awful it would be i...

On the concept of etiquette amidst oppression

20 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Archangel

One cannot abide the decorum of the oppressor. To resist is to be uncivil.  As I've observed, change requires both MLK and Malcolm X.    Violence is never ideal, but just as animals will be violent when they perceive no alternative, humans will beco...

Musings on math

20 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Archangel

"Math is never wrong, but you may have inaccurately modeled the problem. Of course, this assumes your calculations are correct." "It could be argued that incorrect calculations are not math." --a conversation between myself and the great Dr. Slone