I enjoyed this piece and your library of aphorisms. This one has been on my mind for several days: God is the self idealized, and I am God unrealized.

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Oct 15, 2023·edited Oct 15, 2023Liked by Garrett Kincaid

The family relations between aphorisms and maxims :D Learnt so much from this one!

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Oct 12, 2023Liked by Garrett Kincaid

This is top-class writing, Garrett. Loved how this turned out!

Especially: "In the same way a novelist compresses their lessons into characters, non-fiction writers compress their ideas into aphorisms, like a naturalist painter communicating the majesty of Yosemite through a four-foot by three-foot frame. The painting won't take you there, but it dares you to go."

You're really talented man -- hard to break down something so complex, so simply.

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