“A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucious to Twitter” (Andrew Hui)

A short history of the short saying Aphorisms are transhistorical and transcultural, a resistant strain of thinking that has evolved and adapted to its environment for millennia. Across deep time, they are vessels that travel everywhere, laden with freight yet buoyant. Terse sayings form a rich constellation in the Sanskrit, already found in the Rig-veda… Continue lendo “A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucious to Twitter” (Andrew Hui)