If this is the best of possible worlds, what then are the others?
― Voltaire, Candide
In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
What is seen as injustice in one place is seen as just requital in the other.
Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms.
We see that two bodies at a distance from each other exert a mutual influence on each others’ motion. Does this mutual action depend on the existence of some third thing, some medium of communication, occupying the space between the bodies, or do the bodies act on each other immediately, without the intervention of anything else?
-James Clerk Maxwell
Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
-R. D. Laing