The Realist’s Fantasy

When people criticize fantasy or romanticism as making people out of touch with reality, it’s interesting that they seem to only imagine fantasy as positive or better than real life, as though one can never pretend something is worse than it actually is. As an example of this merely look to any work of realism […]

Sundry Purposes

Once, while I was visiting with some friends, one of them stooped down to pick something off the floor and said; “This apple keeps rolling onto the floor. If it keeps doing it, I’ll punish it.” I asked her inquisitively; “How would you punish it?” Her response was; “By eating it!” I pointed out to […]