The Western Way: Elected oligarchs usually realise how little it takes to tranquillize the rest of us.
Six of One . . . : Where holy texts don't ensnare thinking, other cares do.
Whatever works . . . : What's so wrong after all with wallowing in nostalgia while being swallowed by time?!
Social Animals: Hermits, though alone, are prone to take comfort in knowing they're not the only ones.
Sports Fan: Whether anything's progressing, regressing or just gressing is all the same, given the prospect of Sunday's game.
Manichaeism: Either/or makes it so easy to keep score!
Objectives: Maybe we should return to striving for happiness in the hereafter?
Sedimentation: In the end we tend to befriend those who've settled at our level.
Traces: When you're down and out, don't worry: read a biography or two . . . it turns out you're just another story.
Candide's Question: Deep down, don't the affluent wonder whether their worth is all they're worth?