If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.
I think of my poems as personal and public at the same time. You could say they serve as psychological overlays. One fits on top of the other, and hopefully there’s an ongoing evolution of clarity.
We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
There are good reasons why natural selection has become widely accepted as an explanation of evolutionary development. When applied to mammals and other large animals, it fits perfectly. But we cannot assume that all evolutionary steps arise from selection, particularly when looking at smaller animals.