W. Kandinsky: "There are no 'musts' in art." T.S. Eliot: "There is no freedom in art." Dostoievski character, after the ancient Middle East epigram: "Everything is permitted."
(R-rated weblog. Since one has been advised there is no Literature anymore, or even literature, only writing, one proceeds on the premise that this weblog qualifies as not-meaningless, since it is, or appears to be, a form of "writing." Image: Banksy.)
Thursday, October 1, 2015
How Depraved Was Machiavelli?
Oh he was fairly depraved, yeah.
"A prince, therefore, must have no other object or thought, nor acquire skill in anything, except war, its organization, and its discipline."