Daily Hilarity: “The Saddest Book In The Universe”

Via AbeBooks. Reminds me of my favorite song and video from my childhood, which has always stuck with me. In this episode of the Muppet Babies the muppet babies overheard Nanny discussing which one from the nursery she was going to get rid of. The horrified muppet babies assumed she was planning to get rid [Read More...]

On Solitude: Nietzsche, The Muppets, and Me

Being alone is not a virtue.  It is just a fact and, for most of us, a source of insecurity, occasionally a source of relief, sometimes a real liability.  Loneliness, by contrast, is essentially a kind of felt deprivation (and we should note that one can feel lonely even in the presence of other people).  [Read More...]


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