“Some people are mean because they’re low-class, unimaginative sadists. […] There’s another type, though, that is mean because they care deeply about something. They’re judgmental because they care about something important and good. They’re critical because the thing they’re criticizing needs criticizing, for the good of whatever-it-is.” —Meanness
- keiju> I'm content with coral.
- matz> I thought ruby is cool as a codename, isn't it
- keiju> Well. ruby is also good.
- matz> But, coral is also good
- matz> arrr
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“Here’s a bit from “A Magazine of Photographic Information,” March 1900 edition: Retouching has been much condemned, alike by those who cannot practise it, and by those of artistic trend; we must admit that in many hands its use is pushed far beyond its legitimate scope, and with deplorable results.” —Wondermark » The Ethics of Retouching
“Socrates lays out an argument that the written word cannot defend itself in dialogue, and thus cannot effectively teach anything worth knowing. […] Plato (the transcriber of this dialogue) expounds further on the concept in his Seventh Epistle.” —Wondermark » Socrates vs. the Written Word