quote the quote

We are ruled by quotations, said Susan Sontag. Her experimental novels are all covered with traces that are a bit too theoretical, a bit too up there in the mind, but there is a crypt, aphorism on the walls, old ones, Germanic ones, Chinese ones, etc. Yes, it is a bit too theoretical in the 1960s. However, that is also a recreation of the oldest form of framing what has been said, done or recorded. In addition, those aphorisms are wisdoms, sentences extracted from centuries of human history. Concise and to the point. Sometimes painful.

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女神节闲情偶寄——中国的女性

今天是妇女节。不知道从什么时候开始,今天被叫作“女神节”了。“女神”这个词似乎是在“颜值”、“小鲜肉”这样的网络词汇铺天盖地地被滥用之前就出现了,彰显了妇女的地位——女神嘛!古有希腊女神,比如说雅典娜、赫拉等等,今有好莱坞各种明星,但是各花入各眼,我就不一一列举了。谁不想当女神?

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