The Threat of Praise

I’m vulnerable to praise, that’s true, but I’m even more vulnerable to knives.


Concerning the Fowl of the Air, Their Limitations as a Model for Personal Conduct

I have beheld the fowl of the air, how they “neither sow nor reap.” I’ve also observed, however, that they “live outside” and “are under constant threat of attack from animals both wild and domestic.” For this reason, among others, I consider their utility as a model for personal conduct to be limited.