“‘Down there,’ he said, ‘are people who will follow any dragon, worship any god, ignore any iniquity. All out of a kind of humdrum, everyday badness. Not the really high, creative loathesomeness of the great sinners, but a sort of mass-produced darkness of the soul. Sin, you might say, without a trace of originality. They accept evil not because they say yes, but because they don’t say no.”
Currently reading: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music by David Stubbs, ISBN: 9780571323975
I went to the opticians for a long overdue eye test yesterday. The good news is my sight and eyes are fine with only a little change from my previous prescription. The bad news is I’m getting reading glasses which makes me officially getting old.
Quitting Twitter has been on my mind but there are people there I don’t want to lose touch with. I wish they would come to micro.blog. Instead I’ve created a private list called “Favourite People” and I’m being absolutely ruthless about who gets on it. Let’s see how it goes.
There’s a baby gull on the roof at work. The mother sits on this pole all day to protect it and flies around, making a noise, if you walk past.
I haven’t listened to this show much before now but I enjoyed this episode. It’s nice to hear a good honest clash of different points of view. I have to say I’m on John Syracusa’s side in the debate here.