Hilary Putnam
The only way you can avoid talking nonsense is by restricting yourself to banalities. Hilary Putnam
Stanley Cavell
Almost everything I do in philosophy to be derived from this remark: speech comes to an end, the body comes to an end… Stanley Cavell
On Fear
Alexander Piatigorsky On Fear
Terror and Thought
Alexander Piatigorsky Terror and Thought
Six Rules for Becoming Human
six rules Six Rules for Becoming Human
Leonard Susskind
Every indication from fundamental physics suggests the laws of physics can change from place to place. Leonard Susskind
Umberto Eco
My memory is full of lives of other people. I haven’t lived seventy years; I’ve lived seventy thousand years. Umberto Eco
Wallace Shawn
I have one of the most fun lives of anybody because I don’t work; I put on plays, I act in movies, I write whatever I feel like. My life is outrageous. Wallace Shawn
Ilya Kabakov
I was a little child when I realized that living in this world is impossible. Ilya Kabakov
Second Preamble to the Six Rules
Arnis Rītups Second Preamble to the Six Rules
Freeman Dyson
Somehow the universe has a tendency to be as interesting as possible, more and more diverse, more and more interesting. Freeman Dyson
Gleb Pavlovsky
Man is a kind of play with time, so I decided to use it this way—by including history in my biography. Gleb Pavlovsky
Mikhail Gefter
I’ll start with the statement: murder is indicated to man. Mikhail Gefter