Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Fewtril no.236

It is pleasing in adolescence to be cynical, declaring, say, that love is simply a chemical imbalance. With adulthood comes a greater sobriety and an appreciation of the complexity of life, such that one is given to suspect that adolescent cynicism is partly the result of a chemical imbalance.

1 comment:

Sean Jeating said...

Or, as Russell Lynes put it: Cynism - the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence. :)