The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: toilet

The Twentieth Part

28 June 2003, around 8.42.

Philosophically speaking, one can wander up and down a great many stairs in a train station without ever finding the lavatory…

Citation (27)

13 November 2004, around 12.24.

philosophical hedonism and the necessary…

Citation (34)

21 July 2008, around 5.09.

on waste paper…

elusive taste

29 January 2010, around 0.20.

Muriel Barbery. The Elegance of the Hedgehog & Gourmet Rhapsody. trans. Alison Anderson. New York: Europa, 2008/2009. I’ve stayed in much richer ones than that. I’ve stayed in one so rich that when you pulled the lavatory-plug it played a tune… Rich people – you have to be sorry for them. They haven’t the slightest […]

Citation (43)

28 September 2011, around 16.49.

in which Lord Chesterfield gives some useful advice regarding time management…

Montaigne 1.32

21 August 2015, around 7.49.

‘Contre les astrologues’, Gilles Corrozet, Hecatomgraphie (1540) We can neither understand the arbitrary and personal meaning of the stars, nor why Heliogabalus died in a privy.1 Montaigne seems to suggest that we should be content with not knowing and, while he would believe in a greater meaning for these things – a meaning perceptible only […]

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