1. The ambiguity of moral life is torture — the torturous prose of a Henry James novel, for instance, is a linguistic approximation of heavily valanced guilt, shame, and confusion of Being a moral agent.
  2. Moral passion is rare. Moral indignation is common. #MeToo Twitter is largely indignation. The students from Parkland HS touring the country — that seems to me like moral passion. Maybe I’m wrong.
  3. Academic philosophy is an oxymoron.
  4. It is 65 degrees today — in late February. Life in New York proceeds as if this isn’t a really dire sign of ecological crisis…