Fort Michael

an outpost against the commons

Arthur Schopenhauer

"He has influenced many thinkers, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, Otto Weininger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Erwin Schrödinger, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Otto Rank, Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Leo Tolstoy, Thomas Mann, and Jorge Luis Borges, among others."

Two hundred years ago, one man’s mind came close to almost nailing it all.

Here

Jockeying For Position

Bullying is where little boys become aware of their relative status within their immediate social hierarchy. This is where they learn to accept their lot in life or learn to fight for the top spot. Interrupt this process and you create masses of dweebs who have no idea who they are and what they are suppose to be doing.

It’s Too Late

If you have to ask how, then you’re already screwed.

Corollary: All questions, in fact, should be rhetorical. Right?

Tagged: maxims, .

(emotional appeal) … a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do … on his own … now

(raising cattle for slaughter) … they say home ownership is a symbol of independence. well, that looks like a farm to me.

(raising cattle for slaughter) … they say home ownership is a symbol of independence. well, that looks like a farm to me.